Admission Prerequisites

Due to a high level of enrollment and limited spaces, the University of Ottawa Nursing Program is unfortunately unable to admit new students to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Second Entry English Program in the spring of 2020. However, the French program “ Baccalauréat ès sciences en sciences infirmières - programme avec préalables universitaires ” will be offered in the spring of 2020.


Nursing (Second-entry)

Additional requirements

At least 60 units (credits) of university‑level studies, including:

  • At least 6 units (credits) in human anatomy and physiology (courses must cover all major body systems) (courses equivalent at the University of Ottawa ANP1105, ANP1106 and ANP1107 = 9 units (credits))
  • 6 units (credits) in social sciences
  • 3 units (credits) in statistics
  • 3 units (credits) in arts and humanities
  • 3 units (credits) in research methods

The anatomy, physiology and statistics courses must have been completed in the six years prior to admission to the program.

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