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.
Application to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing for the 2021 Fall admissions intake will be open on Thursday, October 1, 2020 and close on Thursday, December 17, 2020. If you have already completed one of the Academic admission pre-requisites and you plan on retaking the course to gain a higher grade you cannot self report a grade.
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
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