Jul 18, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BScN—After Degree Program

General Information

This two-year program is designed for those with a university degree and is available in both Edmonton and Camrose.

  1. The curriculum is designed to be taken over two calendar years. Application for an extension to the program must be submitted to the Student Advisor. With approval, students have up to three years to complete the requirements for this program.
  2. Students are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of their registrations. Particular care should be exercised regarding prerequisite courses. Students are responsible for adjustments in registration made necessary by reexamination results.
  3. Edmonton site students may be assigned to clinical placements anywhere in the greater Edmonton area or as far away as 150 kilometers. Camrose site students may be assigned to clinical placements in Camrose or as far away as 150 kilometers. Students are responsible for their transportation to practice placements and for the costs of travel and accommodations.
  4. Students must purchase a stethoscope, penlight and a lab coat. A uniform will be required later in the program.
  5. Clinical practice may include shift and weekend rotations.

Course Sequence

Course sequence for the Edmonton site:

Course sequence for the Camrose site:


  1. Courses may be configured differently depending on clinical placement availability.
  2. To proceed to Year 2, all courses listed in Year 1 of the After Degree program must have been successfully completed.
  3. Students take NURS (NURS 405  and NURS 406 ) or (NURS 407  and NURS 408 ) concurrently in either Fall Term or Winter Term of Year 2.
  4. To proceed with NURS 494  students must have passed all courses of the After Degree program except the corequisite NURS 495 .