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Nursing - Regular, Bachelor of

Ministry Title: Bachelor of Nursing - Regular

Credential: Honours DegreeProgram Code: 07061Length: 8 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

The Bachelor of Nursing program is a full disclosure program. Applicants must disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary (college or university) level. Disclosure and documentation is required for all courses, including those not leading to a completed credential, where credit was not granted, and where academic work was not related to the field of nursing. Failure to disclose previous postsecondary course work is considered an academic offence and can result in withdrawal from the program.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

    Core Courses 

    • Grade 12 U English (ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 U Mathematics (MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U or equivalent)

    Electives

    Minimum Grades and Averages

    • Minimum 75 per cent in the four core courses
    • Minimum 60 per cent in each elective
    • All six courses must meet a minimum overall average of 75 per cent

    or

    • Mature students status (applicants 21 years of age or over with no college or university background):
      • Mature applicants to the BN program will be required to have a minimum grade of 75 per cent in Grade 12 English (ENG4U), any Grade 12 U Mathematics, Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH4U) and Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U). Preference may be given to applicants who completed the courses listed above on a full-time basis. In addition, Humber reserves the right to give priority to applicants who meet all course and grade requirements on their first attempt.

    or

    • Transfer students (applicants with postsecondary education – college or university)
      • Transfer students must present a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or 74 per cent. The GPA cut-off will vary from year to year depending on the application pool. Students must present a minimum grade of 75 per cent in Grade 12 English (ENG4U), any Grade 12 U Mathematics, Grade 12 Chemistry (SCH4U) and Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U).

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • UNB International Credit Evaluation

    The University of New Brunswick requires that all international postsecondary documents provide a course-by-course evaluation by World Education Services (WES) Canada. All international high school credentials must be evaluated by ICAS course-by-course.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

College of Nurses of Ontario

Graduates wishing to be registered will be asked by the College of Nurses of Ontario to sign a declaration of their status regarding:

  • citizenship/permanent residence/immigration any conviction of a criminal offence or an offence under the Narcotic Control Act or the Food and Drug Act
  • being a subject of proceedings with respect to professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity in Ontario in another health profession or in another jurisdiction in nursing or in another health profession
  • any mental or physical disorder, which makes it desirable in the public interest that the person not practice nursing.

These conditions will also apply throughout your program.

Placement Requirements

The pre-requisite requirements must be fulfilled before the commencement of your first placement. Participation in placements will not be allowed if not all the pre-requisite requirements are met. Due to the variety of venues and possible changes in legislation, the requirements are subject to change. Please use the following link to find detailed information about your program’s placement pre-requisite requirements.

 

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Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two terms is:

  • domestic: $7,399.68
  • international: $19,807.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Term

Year 1 - Term 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $4,020.12 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $8,527.10
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $640.56 $640.56
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 1 - Term 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 2 - Term 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 2 - Term 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 3 - Term 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 3 - Term 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 4 - Term 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Year 4 - Term 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,379.56 $9,693.50
Tuition $2,853.72 $9,167.66
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS INTO THIS PROGRAM FROM:

HUMBER PROGRAMS

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Graduates of Humber’s Practical Nursing program with an overall program GPA of 74% or higher may be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing program. Bridging courses will be required. Applicants must be in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario prior to the start of class.

Please note: Humber will notify qualified Humber Practical Nursing graduates of the admission process.

 
 
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$2500.00 Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

MSc in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

For those students who complete a 4 year degree at Humber, Davenport University will recognize the student's entire completed bachelor's degree. In order to meet Davenport University residency and program requirements students must complete the minimum number of credit hours in their chosen masters degree program with Davenport University. Completion of your masters degree will depend on how many courses a semester you are able to take. Students must meet all admission requirements to be accepted in the master's degree program of their choice.

 Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

MSc in Nursing

For those students who complete a 4 year degree at Humber, Davenport University will recognize the student's entire completed bachelor's degree. In order to meet Davenport University residency and program requirements students must complete the minimum number of credit hours in their chosen masters degree program with Davenport University. Completion of your masters degree will depend on how many courses a semester you are able to take. Students must meet all admission requirements to be accepted in the master's degree program of their choice.

 Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Pamela Adams, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5779
pamela.adams@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

Apply through Ontario Colleges

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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Humber is proud of its collaboration with the University of New Brunswick (UNB) - institutions with long-standing traditions of excellence in nursing education in Canada. As a UNB-Humber nursing student, you will receive all four years of your university undergraduate degree education at Humber in Toronto. Graduates will receive a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of New Brunswick.

Our curriculum focuses on the nurses' role in community/public health, primary health care, long-term care and acute settings. Our small class sizes of 35 to 40 students in our theory and science courses provide students with both individual and group learning opportunities. In our simulation labs, students will practise and improve interpersonal and technical nursing skills in a safe and active learning environment.

Students will also receive hands-on experience across a number of clinical placements at health-related agencies across the Greater Toronto Area.

Humber is the only English speaking college in Ontario with access to an on-campus cadaver lab for nursing students. Combine that with small class sizes, leading-edge simulation labs, bioscience and anatomy labs, and extensive clinical work placement opportunities -- Humber students have the competitive edge.

Courses Learning Outcomes


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Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Integrate and apply knowledge, from nursing and an array of disciplines in the arts and sciences to provide comprehensive nursing care in times of health and illness.

  • Communicate orally and in writing using structured coherent arguments to convey accurate and reliable information to diverse audiences in practice. Graduates will engage in authentic purposeful and collaborative communication using the concepts and techniques of the discipline.  

  • Engage in critical, reflective, and holistic analysis to evaluate the strength of a wide spectrum of evidence to formulate decisions. 

  • Develop a dynamic and evolving professional identity  and capability, incorporating personal and professional attributes and skills for practice in complex and unpredictable contexts.  

  • Be responsible global citizens, by engaging the principles of Primary Health Care and the ethics of caring and social justice in diverse contexts.  


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Work Placement

Students receive practical experience through clinical placements at health-related agencies across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Starting in the second semester, and in each subsequent year, these placements provide students the opportunity to integrate nursing skills and knowledge in a supervised setting. Clinical experiences will be diverse, covering a broad range of settings including community agencies, schools, long-term care facilities and hospitals. Humber has relationships with several community agencies and makes every effort to assist you to develop, establish and maintain the required standards for academic success.

The Humber Experience

What It Takes To Be A Nurse

The College of Nurses of Ontario is the regulatory body for the discipline of nursing. Read their Fact Sheet titled Requisite Skills and Abilities for nursing practice in Ontario to find out more about the general demands and performance expectations of nurses in Ontario as you consider whether or not nursing is the right profession for you.

Student Testimonial

"Throughout the four years of my student life, nursing taught me to be competent and confident in myself in becoming a future registered nurse." - Jen Jen N.

The Humber Advantage

State-Of-The-Art Labs

Well-equipped labs feature leading-edge equipment, including four simulated nursing labs and bioscience and anatomy labs which help students prepare for nursing careers in all health care settings as practitioners, educators, and managers.

bio lab

nursing students

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Professionalism in the Workplace

Our industry partners share what they look for in an employee and what professionalism means to them.

Patricia Geerlinks

Watch the video to hear Patricia Geerlinks discuss the importance of professionalism.

Joy Fitzgerald

Watch the video to find out what professionalism means to Joy Fitzgerald.

Dianne Martin

Watch the video to hear Dianne Martin speak about the role of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.

Mary McAllister

Watch the video to hear what Mary McAllister looks for when hiring a Registered Nurse.


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Degree Pathways

Watch the video to find out how Humber's collaboration with The University of New Brunswick can help you complete your nursing degree.


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Our Professors

You'll learn from expert professors with advanced degrees who have had exposure to various nursing experiences in both the field and the classroom. Our professors are committed to providing you with practical, hands-on as well as the scientific knowledge necessary to help you achieve the nursing career you want.

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Barbara Chyzzy

PhD (C) - University of Toronto
MN - University of Toronto
RN
Professor

Barbara Kennedy

MNEd, – University of Western Ontario
CCHN (C)
BScN - University of Western Ontario
RN - St. Joseph's Regional School
Professor

Caroline Variath

MN - Charles Sturt University NSW, Australia
BScN - Rajiv Gandhi University Karnataka, India
RN
Professor

Carrie (Ann) Foley

RN, BScN, MN – Ryerson University
BScN - McMaster University
RN
Program Coordinator, Year 3 and Professor

Christine Dennis

MScN - University of Western Ontario
BScN - University of Toronto
RN
Professor

Christine McKenzie

PhD – OISE, University of Toronto
MA - York University
BA - University of Western Ontario
Professor

Claire Cowan

MSN – University of Pennsylvania, PA
BSN - Thomas Jefferson University, PA
RN
Professor

Danielle With

MN – Ryerson University
BScN - University of Ottawa
RN
Professor

Elana Ptack

MN (Administration) – University of Toronto
BScN - University of Ottawa
BA - McGill University
RN
Professor

Evelyn Wexler

MScN - University of Toronto
BScN - University of Toronto
RN
Professor

Francisca Burg-Feret

MScN – University of Toronto
BScN – Ryerson University
RN - Centennial College
Professor

Heidi Siu

PhD - Western University
M.Sc.N - University to Western Ontario
B.Sc.N - McMaster University
RN
Professor

Jackie Galea

MScN - York University
BN - University of New Brunswick
RN - Humber College
Professor

Jaime Lapeyre

PhD - University of Toronto
MN - University of Toronto
BScN (Hons) - University of Toronto
RN
Professor

Jennie Miron

PhD - Queen's University
MN - University of Toronto
BScN - University of Toronto
RN - Cambrian College
Professor

Jessica Fernandes

MN - Ryerson University
BScN - Ryerson University
RN
Professor

Joy Shewchuk

BSN, MSN – D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY
BScN - D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY
BSc - University of Western Ontario
RN - George Brown College
Professor

Kamini Singh

MN – University of Toronto
BScN - Ryerson University
BA - University of Toronto
RN - Humber College ITAL
Professor

Lesley Stoltz

PhD (C) - Western University
MScN - University of Western Ontario
BMA - University of Western Ontario
BScN - Univerity of Western Ontario
RN
Professor

Lisa Giallonardo

PhD (student) - University of Western Ontario
MScN - University of Western Ontario
BScN - University of Western Ontario
RN
Professor

Margot Rykhoff

MAEd  – University of Western Ontario 
BScN - Central Michigan University
RN - University of Western Ontario
Professor

Pamela, Dr. Adams

JD – Queen's University
PhD - University of Toronto
MScN - University of Toronto
RN - Ryerson University
Program Co-ordinator, Year 1 and Professor

Puja Patel

MScN - Walden University
BScN - Ryerson University
RN
Professor

Robyn Plunkett

PhD - University or Western Ontario
MScN - University of Western Ontario
BScN  - Universite de Montreal
RN - University of Waterloo
Professor

Sandra Cop

MScN – D'Youville College, Buffalo
BScN - University of Western Ontario
RN - George Brown College
Program co-ordinator

Sandra Secord

MN - Athabasca University, AB
BScN - University of Ottawa
RN - Kelsey Institute, SK
Program Coordinator, Year 2 and Professor

Sharon Broughton

PhD (C) - University of Western Ontario
MES (Environmental Studies) – York University
BScN – McMaster University
RN
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Your Career

Graduates will be able to apply for provincial, national and international employment opportunities as practitioners, educators and managers in:

  • community/public health agencies
  • hospitals
  • long-term care facilities
  • primary health-care or acute-care settings
  • rehabilitation service
  • clinics
  • private practices 

You may also choose to pursue graduate education and go into teaching or research.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

This program is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). CASN accreditation is a combination of institutional and specialized accreditation in which a school's educational unit and nursing education programs are assessed against peer-established standards of excellence. 

College of Nurses of Ontario

The University of New Brunswick-Humber Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Programs (Regular 4 Year Pathway, Second Entry Pathway and Bridge Pathway) are approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario (www.cno.org).  Current graduates from these programs are eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
September 2020 North Open Closed

UNB/Humber Bachelor of Nursing

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Watch the video to hear what Bachelor of Nursing students have to say about the UNB/Humber BN program.


Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness Events

Health Care Sector - 2020 Career Fair

Health Care Sector - 2020 Career Fair

Humber

Mon, March 02, 2020
Off Campus

Humber College would like to invite you to our 2020 Career Fair.

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Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness News

Health Sciences Students Will Spend Reading Week Helping Children in Guatemala

Health Sciences Students Will Spend Reading Week Helping Children in Guatemala

Wed, December 18, 2019

An upcoming faculty-led trip was recently highlighted on @globalnewsTO.

Nursing and Paramedic students will spend the February 2020 reading week helping children and adults, conducting health assessments in Guatemala.

#MakingADifference #CulturalHumility


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