Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Registered Nurses (RNs) are leaders in the health care field, with their practice guided by a Code of Ethics and professional practice standards. From research to education to policy to clinical care, RNs lead the way in patient advocacy with a focus on public safety.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs

The Nursing Profession

From research to education to policy to clinical care, registered nurses work in a wide range of practice settings. Being a Registered Nurse is a commitment to an ethically-driven, caring professional. Learn more about the nursing profession.

The NIC Advantage

  • NIC's BSN degree meets the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing's national standards of excellence
  • Participate in practicums in Indigenous communities on BC's central coast and overseas.
  • NIC’s BSN program is a recognized leader in responding to the challenges Indigenous people in remote communities face in accessing adequate, culturally effective health care services
  • Gain practice experiences in a variety of health agencies in the North Island region

Faculty Profiles

Liz McKay
Instructor, Nursing

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Department News

NIC in the News: Indigenous health-care leader and innovative educator named 2020 Honorary Fellow

NIC Elder in Residence and nursing faculty member Dr. Evelyn Voyageur has been honoured by Douglas College as an Honorary Fellow — the highest honour presented by the College.

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Student Nursing Projects

Read about leadership projects of NIC's third and fourth year nursing students.


Explore research projects involving NIC nursing faculty and students.

I had some pretty old ideas of what nurses do and I didn't think it would be challenging enough. I thought it was taking doctors' orders, not advocating for patients. Meanwhile, here I am now in the most rewarding and challenging degree ever.

Dawn Tisdale
NIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing alumna