Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing

Brandon University offers a four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing (B.Sc.P.N.) which is housed within the Faculty of Health Studies. The program is offered both onsite in Brandon and offsite to students in Winnipeg. Some courses are available by distance study to students enrolled in Campus Manitoba programs. The program combines psychiatric nursing education with studies in Arts and Science. Graduates of the program will be eligible to write the qualifying examinations for licensure as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (R.P.N.) with the
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM).

Becoming a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in MB (2023)

Program Advising:

All students are required to consult with the BScPN Student Advisor prior to designing their program, and on an annual basis thereafter.

Brandon students, please contact: Carrie McCallum, Psychiatric Nursing Student Advisor, Phone: (204) 727-7403 or email: for an appointment.

Winnipeg students, please contact: Laura (Lu) Irwin, Psychiatric Nursing Student Advisor, Phone:  (204) 772-0377 (extension 884) or E-Mail: for an appointment.

Pre Psychiatric Nursing students will be required to attend an orientation/registration session after successful admission to the program.

BScPN Degree Planning Guide

Admission to the B.Sc.P.N. Program

Program Requirements

BScPN Student Policies

Student Resources

Winnipeg Site