Bachelor of Nursing

Applicants who meet the general admission requirements of Brandon University will be considered for acceptance into the Pre-Nursing Year. Upon successful completion of the required Pre-Nursing courses, students are eligible to apply to Year 2 of the BN program. Year 2 of the BN program accepts 48 students per year. If there are more applicants than space available, GPA in the Pre-Nursing courses is the primary criterion for admission.

Special Features

At Brandon University, students have the advantage of getting to know their professors and classmates on a personal level as class sizes remain small and course assistance is readily available.  The Bachelor of Nursing program has a phenomenal group of experienced faculty, who are described by students as “approachable, inspiring teachers who go above and beyond.”

The opportunity to connect with other students and faculty in a personal atmosphere combined with the physical attractiveness of a newly constructed Health Studies Complex, contributes to an optimal learning environment.

A wide variety of unique and exciting clinical opportunities in acute care settings, long-term care facilities, rural hospitals, mental health and community placements exist throughout the program.


Upon graduation, students can work in areas such as emergency rooms, labour and delivery, public health/community nursing,  medical/surgical units, pediatric units, rural/northern hospitals, home care, occupational health, long-term care facilities.