Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN) program at Georgian College.

Study close to home and graduate with the advantage of on-the-job experience, strong employer connections, hands-on practise in labs, and one-on-one training with small class sizes taught by expert faculty who care.

  • Four-year degree
  • Barrie and Owen Sound campuses
  • Six clinical placements
  • Start in fall 2022

Central Ontario’s first four-year Bachelor of Science – Nursing (BScN) program launches September 2022.

Earn your nursing degree from Georgian College and complete all four years at our Barrie or Owen Sound campuses. Benefit from a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical learning.

Georgian has a long history of delivering high-quality nursing education. We have thousands of nursing alumni, with the very first graduating class of our Nursing Assistant program dating back to 1974.

Georgian’s BScN degree program will meet all required regulatory and accreditation requirements by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and the College of Nurses of Ontario. Graduates will be eligible to apply to become a Registered Nurse in Ontario.

This is a full-time, direct-entry program for those without previous nursing knowledge who want to pursue a career in the nursing profession.

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Georgian’s NURSING FACULTY are caring, highly-trained experts, with years of experience at the point of care.


Learn from and be mentored by dedicated, award-winning professors who built their careers in the health-care sector and combine academic theory with vast industry knowledge.

Whether you’re in a classroom or a lab, you’ll be learning from the best!

MEET our nursing faculty


Their specialties range from innovative research to clinical simulation. Many hold advanced degrees; 40 per cent have completed PhDs.


At Georgian, you’ll benefit from small class sizes. Get the support and personalized attention you need to succeed.

NEEDED: Letters from nurses to nursing students

ARE YOU A NURSE? You’re invited to write a supportive note to a new, first-semester nursing student. Help show them they are welcomed by the nursing community. Let them know they can achieve their dreams! What would you have wanted to hear as you started your nursing journey?

WRITE your note today


BScN, MScN, PhD, faculty

“The research infrastructure at Georgian is growing and this is really exciting to see. Every year, there are more supports for faculty and students to engage with research.”

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Georgian’s NURSING FACULTY are caring, highly-trained experts, with years of experience at the point of care.

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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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