The University of British Columbia


The UBC School of Nursing combines a strong international reputation with award-winning faculty and students and the highest levels excellence in research, scholarship and education to professional nursing practice. Situated on the beautiful University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, Canada, the UBC School of Nursing is at the forefront of nursing education, practice and research.

Founded in 1919, ours was the first university nursing school established in Canada. We have, throughout the course of our 90-year-history, been consistently recognized for our professional, scholarly and academic importance, and have established our reputation as one of the premier schools in the field of nursing.

Building on a tradition of commitment to international leadership and collaboration, the UBC School of Nursing plays an integral role in addressing today‚??s global health care challenges. Faculty at the School are outstanding teachers as well as internationally recognized researchers, and hold a commitment to preparing baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral level nurses to enhance the health of persons within communities and the larger global environment.

Today, while offering innovative programs of study such as the accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing program, Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner and PhD programs, the School of Nursing remains a national leader in nursing education. Through innovative teaching strategies, the incorporation of advanced technology, and visionary and committed faculty, the school remains dedicated to improving the quality of care, preparing healthcare leaders for today and tomorrow and putting our scholarship into practice.

We invite you to learn more about our major programs and our outstanding Office for Nursing Research & Teaching Scholarship. Read Touchpoints, the School of Nursing newsletter, and check out our What's New feature for an inside look at the UBC School of Nursing.

Nursing at The University of British Columbia

Nursing Programs in British Columbia


BCIT
The program prepares highly skilled, practice-ready graduates eligible for nurse registration. On completion of the program graduates are eligible to write... More >
Camosun College
The requirements of today‚??s nurse are that of a committed professional, who is strong academically, and thinks independently. Developing relationships with... More >
College of New Caledonia
Nursing education responds to societal concerns by developing a curriculum that is relevant and considers future trends in health care. Nursing education... More >
College of the Rockies
All Registered Nurses who graduate in British Columbia are required to complete a four-year baccalaureate degree meeting new national and provincial... More >
Douglas College
The health care system is always changing, as are the needs of its diverse clients. With cutting-edge curriculum and facilities, the Douglas College Bachelor... More >
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is to educate nurses to work with individuals, families, groups and communities in a variety... More >
Langara College
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program equips students with the broad base of knowledge and skills necessary to provide professional nursing care... More >
North Island College
Once you complete necessary upgrading and are qualified for the Nursing Program, it is possible to take a total of SIX courses before you begin the Nursing... More >
Northwest Community College
Start your bachelor's degree in nursing at NWCC! The Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program (NCBNP) leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing... More >
Okanagan College
The Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to provide care, in partnership with other health professionals, to selected clients in a variety of... More >
Selkirk College
All registered nurses who graduate in British Columbia are now required to complete a four-year baccalaureate degree in order to meet national and provincial... More >
The University of Northern British Columbia
At the University of Northern British Columbia School of Nursing we are actively engaged in preparing excellent nurses who are ready to meet the complex care... More >
The University of the Fraser Valley
The School of Health Sciences currently offers degree, diploma and certificate programs leading to a variety of career options. Programs offered include: the... More >
The University of Victoria
The University of Victoria School of Nursing is a partner in the Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing (CAEN) in the province of British Columbia... More >
Thompson Rivers University
The TRU School of Nursing offers a variety of basic and continuing nursing education programs. As well, we offer a HSRCA Certificate and a LPN program in... More >
Vancouver Community College
VCC is a leader in training in British Columbians for careers in health and caring for our communities. From early childhood education to nursing, and... More >
Vancouver Island University
The 4-year BSN program at Vancouver Island University is part of a 8-group consortium of nursing schools all sharing the same curriculum. Completion of the... More >