Nursing Readiness

The Nursing Readiness Certificate is intended for individuals who may be interested in applying to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program in the future. Completing this certificate assists in developing a solid foundation for the SCBScN program and lighten your course load in the first and second years of the program. It will satisfy your curiosity about nursing and help you decide if the SCBScN program is right for you.

This certificate is also designed for potential applicants to the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing After Degree Nursing Program (SCBScN ADNP) who need to complete the prerequisite courses in order to meet the admission requirements.

Completion of this certificate does not guarantee admission into the SCBScN or After Degreen Nursing program.   

  • Courses to complete: 6 core 
  • Credit hours: 18
  • Prerequisites: Varies by course
  • Delivery mode: Varies by semester
  • Program duration: One year or longer
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Credit Hours Required Courses
3.0 ENGL 100 Critical Reading and Writing I
3.0 STAT 100 Elementary Statistics for Applications
3.0 INHS 100 Introduction to Indigenous Health Studies
3.0 BIOL 222 Microbiology for Health Professionals 
3.0 BIOL 110 or KIN 261* Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3.0 BIOL 111 or KIN 262* Human Anatomy and Physiology II (with minimum grade of 60.00%)
18.0 Total: 65% PGPA required

*Note: KIN 260, 267 and 268 may be substituted for BIOL 110 or KIN 261, and BIOL 111 or KIN 262. A minimum grade of 60.00% is required in KIN 267 and 268.