Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

Program Title – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

  • Credential Earned
    Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree

    Full Time

    Program Length
    8 Semesters

    Program Status

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Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT – H112 (PC) Timmins Campus
NORT – H152 (KL) Kirkland Lake (Not Available)

* Kirkland Lake Campus program is delivered in collaboration with Timmins Campus via a blended delivery model that includes in class video with a live classroom. Kirkland Lake Campus Students who are unsuccessful in a course may be required to travel to a different campus to retake course(s) as deemed necessary for program completion. Should enrolment numbers dictate, students may be require to complete their program at the Timmins Campus. Kirkland Lake Campus students may be required to travel to Timmins for some course delivery and some clinical placements. Students are responsible for arranging travel to and from the clinical setting, and they are responsible for all travel and accommodation related expenses. We will endeavour to notify students of any travel requirements prior to the start of the semester; however, students should be prepared to travel on shorter notice.

Program Specific Information and Forms
Below are admission requirements and/or forms that have to be completed before the start of the semester or the date specified.
BScN 1st Year Clinical Requirements Package Fall 2022

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Practical Nursing and Personal Support Worker programs, in order to be permitted to attend clinical hours with the Timmins & District Hospital.

Program Description

Nursing is a profession that provides opportunities for specialization, team work, leadership and personal growth. Nursing promotes partnerships with other health care professionals in caring for clients and families across the lifespan through a variety of health care settings. Northern College is one of the partners in the Laurentian University BScN Collaborative Program and, as part of this partnership with Laurentian University, our nursing students are able to complete all four years of the BScN program at Northern. Upon successful completion of the BScN Collaborative Program, graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Laurentian University.

Northern College’s nursing program provides opportunities for students to practice nursing skills in state of the art nursing practice labs equipped with integrative simulation equipment. This latest technology will assist in preparing students for actual client care through simulated medical scenarios. Our nursing program also incorporates new technologies, such as specialized software packages and web-based tools, many of which are used in health-care settings. Learning experiences will be enhanced through cooperation and consultation with faculty and peers through shared activities. Northern also utilizes its on-site Family Health Team clinic, to provide an excellent opportunity for nursing students to experience community-based nursing first hand while working within an interdisciplinary health care team.

Program Accreditation and Approval
The Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Northern College/Laurentian University (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

The Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Northern College/Laurentian University (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) is approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Current graduates from these programs are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario.

Articulation Agreements
Download the complete Articulation Agreement list for Universities and Colleges (PDF, 113KB). You can also visit OnTransfer. This site provides information and resources to help students and potential students find their way through Ontario’s postsecondary system.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of all courses outlined in the program of study, the graduate will eligible to write the examination for Registered Nurse credentialing as set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Graduates may find employment in acute and long-term care agencies, public health, community agencies, doctors’ offices, clinics, mental health services, traveling health agencies and with individuals and/or families.

Contact Information
Tanya Spencer Cameron BScN, NP-PHC, MSc, CCNE
BScN Collaborative Program Coordinator & Professor
Tel: 705-235-3211 ext. 2124

Mireille Walsh RN, BScN, MScN
BScN Collaborative Program Coordinator & Professor
Tel: 705-235-3211 ext. 2285