Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN)

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The University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic jointly offer two collaborative programs: the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) and the After Degree Nursing program (ADNP).

There is one intake per year, with applications opening on October 1st. The deadline for applications is dependent on your application category. Each program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BScN).

Both programs have been approved by the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS); the SCBScN program has also been accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).

The SCBScN program is leading edge in its approach to nursing education. It is practice-focused and student-centered. As a Student in the SCBScN program you will begin your nursing education in Year 1 with opportunities to work directly with patients and clients.

The curriculum, your professors, state of the art labs, and clinical experiences will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to practice as a registered nurse in the 21st Century.  You will learn about human anatomy and physiology, Aboriginal health, pharmacology, informatics and more. The program will enable you to support and advocate for people to achieve and maintain health through holistic nursing care.  

Career Opportunities:

Graduates find careers in hospitals, medical clinics, nursing homes, community health departments, schools, correctional facilities, youth service organizations, First Nation and Inuit health organizations and primary and population health services. 



Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP)

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The Collaborative Nurse Practitioner Program (CNPP) is an online graduate level program offered through a joint partnership between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will receive a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) degree from the University of Regina. Your studies will provide you with the knowledge and skills to write the Canadian Nurse Practitioner exam from the Canadian Nurses Association to become a nurse practitioner.



Graduate Programs

At the forefront of healthcare innovation, the University of Regina, Faculty of Nursing is pleased to present a new series of graduate programs. Our new programs are designed to equip Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs), and Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses (LPNs/RPNs) with a baccalaureate degree with advanced knowledge and skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing healthcare system.

With a rising need for healthcare professionals with advanced degrees, by enrolling in one or more of these graduate program offerings, you will be part of a transformative educational experience, preparing you for leadership in diverse healthcare environments.

The three new programs, the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership and the Master of Nursing course-based will be available starting the fall term of 2024.

The programs are available in both in-person and online formats, enhancing flexible and distance learning options.

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PhD in Nursing (Special Case Program)

This thesis-based program offers students the learning and research opportunity to critically examine issues within the area of nursing. The PhD program involves a combination of course work (culminating in a comprehensive exam) and proposing, writing and defending a dissertation. As a special case program, applications requires additional documentation. In all such cases, arrangements have to be made prior to approval of an admission.

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