Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

Option A: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

NIC offers a four-year degree in partnership with Vancouver Island University using the same concept-based collaborative curriculum, including leadership, advocacy, political action, nursing knowledge development and nursing scholarship. Settings include classroom, simulation lab, clinical and community, which offer diverse contexts to ensure students develop professional nursing skills to provide direct care and care coordination as part of a team in urban, rural and global settings.

Applications for Fall 2024 open October 3, 2023 and close on February 29, 2024.


Option C: LPN Access to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

This program provides qualified Licensed Practical Nurses an admission option into second year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Enrolment is limited. Students who meet or exceed the minimum admission requirements may not necessarily be admitted to the program as it is a selective process.

Applications for 2023 Fall are now closed. Applications for the 2026 Fall intake will open October 1, 2025. Please refer to the Program Details for the Admissions Requirements.

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 This program is currently not available to international applicants.


Where: Comox Valley
Starts: Fall (September)
Length: 4 years
Delivery: On-campus and Digital (Blended); Delivery Fall 2022: TBD

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Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.

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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

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