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Nursing Advanced Standing Track Admission Prerequisites

Effective for September 2018 admission

There are 48 spaces available for September 2018

In order to be eligible for admission consideration to the Nursing Advanced Standing Track Program
students must meet the following conditions:

  1. Completed senior-level high school English*, Biology and Chemistry (or university-level equivalents)
  2. Completed at least 60.0 units of graded university credits (equivalent to 2 full-years’) with a 2.7 GPA**
  3. Not be currently enrolled in, or have previously taken a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  4. Submit a Supplementary Essay online through the Queen's SOLUS system
  5. Completed (or show proof of enrollment by the document deadline) at least one requirement within each subject column listed below in the most recent 7 years prior to admission with a mark of 60% (C-) or higher:

*ENG4U or equivalent - English language courses are not acceptable
**Note: Pass/Fail courses are not eligible for consideration towards the 60.0 unit requirement or towards prerequisite courses

Psychology

Statistics

Anatomy

Physiology

Queen’s PSYC 100 (6.0)

 

Queen’s NURS 323 (3.0)

including applicable calendar exclusions

Queen’s ANAT 101 (3.0)

including applicable calendar exclusions

Queen’s PHGY 214 (6.0)

including applicable calendar exclusions

An acceptable course from an external institution (click here to see a list of courses previously approved)

Should the previous university not have a full-year intro PSYC course we will accept a (3.0) unit Intro PSYC and another (3.0) unit transferrable PSYC

An acceptable course from an external institution (click here to see a list of courses previously approved)

 

An acceptable course from an external institution (click here to see a list of courses previously approved)

An acceptable course from an external institution (click here to see a list of courses previously approved)

Acceptable courses may be available online through Queen’s Continuing and Distance Studies (CDS). Details are available on the Arts and Science CDS page.

How is the admission average calculated?

The admission average for the Nursing AST program is based your most recent marks in 60 credits* and must include the prerequisites listed above.

Course Credits
Psychology 6.0
Physiology 6.0
Anatomy 3.0
Statistics 3.0
   = 18.0
+ Most recent marks on 42.0 units  + 42.0
Total  = 60.0

* 60 units are equivalent to 10 full-year (8-month) or 20 half-year (4-month) courses.

Required Documents

  1. OUAC 105 application
  2. A final high school transcript showing graduation
  3. All previous post-secondary transcripts
  4. Nursing AST Supplementary Essay
Note: Current Queen's students are not required to submit any transcripts.
 
Documents may be sent to:

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
Gordon Hall, 74 Union Street
Queen's University
Kingston, ON  K7L 3N6

Or faxed directly from the school to 613-533-6810

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: January 15th
  • Document Deadline, including Supplementary Essay: February 15th
  • Admission Decisions: April

Inquiries: