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Queen's University

Nursing Science

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Admission Policy for Aboriginal Students

There’s never been a more exciting time to consider a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree!

Nurses are among the most in-demand professionals in the health care environment. Along with enjoying a high degree of respect and trust from the public, students who graduate with a B.N.Sc. degree from Queen’s enjoy a high employment rate doing what they have always done – caring for people and helping people care for themselves.

As a Queen’s Nursing Science student, your 4- year degree prepares you to become a skilled healthcare professional and also builds a foundation for graduate study or other careers. Not only will you be taught about clinical nursing, you’ll also be challenged in such areas as problem solving, nursing leadership, and effective communication.

You will be thoroughly prepared for professional practice through clinical work that emphasizes a client-focused approach to nursing care in hospital environments and community settings in Kingston and other Canadian locations.  

Your first-year courses include: Nursing1.jpg

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Professional Relationships
  • Promoting Decision - Making for Health
  • Statistics

Career Possibilities:

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  • counseling; 
  • critical acute and chronic care; 
  • health education; 
  • health policy; 
  • international aid; 
  • nutrition;                                                                                 
  • research



Nursing roles for practice and leadership continue to evolve and grow in our health care system.

Nurses are in demand now more than ever before.  Whether you work in a hospital, the community or in research, you’ll thrive knowing that your Queen’s education has prepared you for an exciting and challenging career.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000