Undergraduate Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree program prepares students to become Registered Nurses (RNs) locally, nationally and abroad.  

Dalhousie’s School of Nursing baccalaureate degree offers students the opportunity to complete this degree in three calendar years as Semester 1 Entry student or two calendar years as an Semester 3 Entry student. Contact the Registrar's Office for more details.

Students can earn their degree at our Halifax and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia locations. 

Residents of Nunavut can enroll in our BScN (Arctic Nursing) program, offered in collaboration with Nunavut Arctic College.


Learn more about our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program.

Nursing Certificates as an option to undergraduate students in the BScN program are as followed:

• Acute/Critical Care Nursing
• Mental Health Nursing
• Oncology Nursing
• Perinatal and Pediatric Nursing
• Public Health Nursing

The certificate will enable students to explore an area of nursing more in-depth than the generalist level and is responsive to service sector demands in various targeted areas of nursing practice. The certificates are an option for undergraduate students once they complete Semester 5 of the BScN program.