Admission to the B.N. Program

Upon successful completion of the required Pre Nursing courses, students can apply and will be considered for acceptance into the BN program.  Students must apply to the Bachelor of Nursing program by May 1st of the year of the desired entry to the program.  Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record Check, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check is required.  The BN Program will accommodate the admission of 54 students per year.

Admission to Pre Nursing

Applicants who meet the general admission requirements of Brandon University will be accepted into the Pre Nursing Year. The following high school courses are prerequisites for Pre Nursing courses:  Math 40S (Pre Calculus or Applied) and Biology 40S.

Admission information and the online application are available from the Brandon University website, or by contacting the Admissions Office at (204) 7277356. Applications and required documentation should be received by the Admissions Office as early as possible to meet application/document deadlines.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all requisite skills and abilities as these are requirements for the BN program and the demands of the profession of Nursing: Requisite Skills and Abilities March 2, 2020

Admission to Year 2 of the BN Program 

Students must apply to the Bachelor of Nursing program by the May 1 application deadline.  Application forms for the program can be obtained by going to the 71.001 MOODLE site (enrolment key is bnadmissions).  Students must complete the application form and submit it to the respective MOODLE site by the application deadline.  Please use Chrome or Firefox to enter the MOODLE site.

There will be an Application to the BN Program Information session which will provide students with important application information (students only need to attend one session):

Tuesday, January 11, 2022  1230-1330hrs or Thursday, January 13 , 2022 0900-1000hrs
Application to Year 2 of the BN program session

Join Zoom Meeting
https://brandonu-ca.zoom.us/j/98002738839?pwd=ZmFpKzZPYlNZdzllTjJaamxIdGRMUT09

Meeting ID: 980 0273 8839
Passcode: 666242

Admission to Year 3 of the BN program
(for Licenced Practical Nursing graduates only)

Students who have graduated from the Assiniboine Community College Enhanced (15 month) Practical Nursing program and who have practiced nursing for the equivalent of full time (1800 hours) within the past 24 months in Manitoba will be given up to 53 credit hours of block transfer credit.  Graduates of the Enhanced Practical Nursing program will be required to complete the requisite bridging course 71.269 Nursing Foundations IV as well as 3 credit hours of English at the 100 level or above; 3 credit hours of one of the following Statistics courses 62.171, 82.250 or 90.294; 15.264 Medical Microbiology and 71.153 Nutrition and Health.

Students who have graduated from the Assiniboine Community College Diploma Practical Nursing program and who have practiced nursing for the equivalent of full time (900 hours) within the past 24 months in Manitoba will be given up to 59 credit hours of block transfer credit.  Graduates of the Diploma Practical Nursing program will be required to complete the requisite bridging course 71.269 Nursing Foundations IV as well as 3 credit hours of English at the 100 level or above; 3 credit hours of one of the following Statistics courses 62.171, 82.250 or 90.294.

Students must apply to the LPN-BN Transfer Credit program by the April 1 application deadline.  Application forms for the program can be obtained by going to the 71.001 MOODLE site (enrolment key is bnadmissions). Students must complete the application form and submit it to the respective MOODLE site by the application deadline.  Please use Chrome or Firefox to enter the MOODLE site.

There will be an Application to the LPN-BN Program Information session which will provide students with important application information:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
0900-1000hrs
LPN-BN Application Session

Join Zoom Meeting
https://brandonu-ca.zoom.us/j/92484253594?pwd=MWdzOXBsUXdzYmFoTlJJZytHS1haUT09

Meeting ID: 924 8425 3594
Passcode: 125007

Enrollment is limited to 12 students per year.  Grade Point Average (GPA) from the applicants’ practical nursing program, GPA from the Pre-Entry courses and a letter of reference from the applicants’ current employer, including evidence of employment hours, will be the criteria for admission.

Upon admission to the BN program, students will enter directly into Year 3 of the BN program.  All Year 3 and Year 4 courses must be completed.

Transfer Credit and Prior Learning

Program Expenses