Georgian specializes in work-integrated learning.

Build your skills and experience with local employers through exceptional clinical placements in health-care settings in Central Ontario.

Georgian’s Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN)
program is the FIRST FOUR-YEAR NURSING DEGREE in Central Ontario.

That means you no longer have to travel to study to become a registered nurse. You can complete all four years of training in Barrie or Owen Sound, where you’ll build the knowledge, skills and experience you need to succeed.

With Georgian’s BScN degree program, you can both study and serve in your community.

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Become a future leader in Ontario’s health-care system!
Make a difference in your community and save lives.

High demand for graduates

Nursing graduates are in high demand in Central Ontario. The demand for qualified nurses in Georgian’s campus communities is expected to increase by 25 per cent by 2028.

Highly skilled and compassionate

Georgian nurses are well-known in our campus communities – and beyond – for their abilities, compassion, and leadership in interprofessional health-care teams.

Endless opportunities

Your Georgian BScN nursing degree will open doors to careers in hospitals, long-term care, clinics or community health services. Challenge yourself by exploring different patient types, medical conditions, and roles.

“Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has a long-standing relationship with Georgian College. Each year we welcome approximately 400 nursing students as they do their clinical placements in our health centre. With Georgian able to provide a standalone Bachelor of Nursing degree, students will be able to obtain their degree closer to home. We know the college’s commitment to excellence in education will result in an exceptional program and students. We look forward to providing those students with their hands-on practical experience as they begin their new careers and hope they will choose to join RVH’s dynamic team.”

- Janice Skot, President and CEO, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH)

Georgian values strong partnerships with health-care employers across Central Ontario.

These connections mean you’re more likely to land exceptional clinical placements in a variety of settings, where you’ll build your skills and experience under the supervision of registered or licensed health-care professionals.

Georgian is a recognized leader in student work experience. Through six clinical placements, you’ll apply what you’ve learned in a real health-care setting and gain industry connections, references, confidence and experience to put on your resumé.

Graduate with everything you need to secure your first job and build a rewarding career in nursing!

“We cannot overstate the direct and positive impact that this local BScN program will have on our ability to provide quality care to patients throughout the Grey Bruce region. The timing for graduates coming out of the new BScN program right next door to our regional hospital in Owen Sound is a very welcome solution to our recruitment challenges. We look forward to working with Georgian to provide training opportunities for students during their program, and for ensuring that graduates have an opportunity to work right here at home, at GBHS.”

- Gary Sims, President and CEO, Grey Bruce Health Services


RN, PhD, Associate Dean

“The big appeal about nursing is the possibilities are limitless. You can literally reinvent yourself in so many ways over the course of your nursing career.”

READY to explore your future career in nursing?

Connect with Kailey, Student Recruitment Specialist, to discover more about Georgian’s four-year BScN degree program and get answers to your questions.

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