Baccalaureate Nursing (RN) Programs

The following baccalaureate nursing programs have been reviewed and approved by Council. All nursing programs are reviewed on an annual basis. Each new program’s curriculum is reviewed prior to admitting students.

Programs can receive one of the following approval ratings:

Preliminary Approval: This status is given to a new nursing program. Graduates from programs with this status are eligible to register with CNO. The program will be assessed for full approval once the first cohort graduates from the program.

Approved: The nursing program meets all mandatory requirements. Graduates from programs with this status are eligible to register with CNO.

Approved with conditions: The nursing program does not meet all the mandatory requirements – however, graduates can still register with CNO.

Please contact the schools directly if you have any questions about their nursing programs.

 

Institution

Nursing Program

Site/Collaborative Partner(s)

CNO Program Category

Approval Status

Brock University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Honours Program Brock University
Loyalist College
Direct entry full Approved

Canadore College

Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing Program Canadore College Direct entry full  
RPN to BScN Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing Bridging Program Canadore College Pre-health education entry specified Preliminary Approval

Georgian College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Georgian College Direct entry full Preliminary Approval

Humber College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Regular 4 Year Pathway Humber College Direct entry full  Preliminary Approval
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Second Entry Pathway Humber College Second level entry compressed Preliminary Approval
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Bridging Pathway Humber College Pre-health education entry specified Preliminary Approval

Lakehead University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Confederation College Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science Nursing Compressed Program Lakehead University Second level entry compressed Approved

Laurentian University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (French) Laurentian University Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (English) St. Lawrence College
Cambrian College
Northern College
Sault College
Laurentian University
Direct entry full Approved

Loyalist College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Loyalist College Direct entry full Preliminary Approval
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Loyalist College Pre-health education entry specified Preliminary Approval

McMaster University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program - Basic Stream McMaster University
Conestoga College
Mohawk College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program – Accelerated Stream McMaster University Second level entry compressed Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program - Post Diploma Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Stream Conestoga College
Mohawk College
Pre-health education entry specified Approved

Nipissing University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Collaborative with Canadore College Program Nipissing University
Canadore College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholar Practitioner Program Nipissing University Second level entry compressed Approved
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Nipissing University
Canadore College
Pre-health education entry specified Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Nipissing University Direct entry full Preliminary Approved
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Nipissing University Pre-health education entry specified Preliminary Approved

Ontario Tech University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Collaborative Program Durham College Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RPN Bridge Program Durham College
Georgian College
Pre-health education entry specified Approved

Queens University

Bachelor of Nursing Science Program Queens University Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Nursing Science Program - Accelerated Standing Track Queens University Second level entry compressed Approved

Ryerson University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Collaborative Program Ryerson University
Centennial College
George Brown College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Post Diploma Completion Program Ryerson University Pre-health education entry specified Approved

Seneca College

Honours Bachelor of Science - Nursing Seneca College Direct entry full Preliminary Approval
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Bridge to BSCN Honours Bachelor of Science - Nursing Seneca College Direct entry full Preliminary Approval

St. Lawrence College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing St. Lawrence College Direct entry full Preliminary Approval

Trent Fleming School of Nursing

Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program Fleming College Direct entry full Approved
Compressed Bachelor of Nursing Program Trent University Second level entry compressed Approved
Post-RPN Bridging Pathway Bachelor of Nursing Program George Brown College Pre-health education entry specified Approved

University of New Brunswick at Humber College

Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program – Regular 4 Year Pathway  Humber College Direct entry full Approved
Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program – Second-entry Pathway  Humber College Second level entry compressed Approved
Collaborative Bachelor of Nursing Program – Bridge Pathway  Humber College Pre-health education entry specified Approved

University of Toronto

Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Toronto Second level entry compressed Approved

University of Ottawa

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (English) University of Ottawa
Algonquin College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (French) La Cité Collégiale Direct entry full Approved
Registered Practical Nurse Bridging Program (English) Algonquin College Pre-health education entry specified Approved
Registered Practical Nurse Bridging Program (French) La Cité Collégiale Pre-health education entry specified Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Second Entry Program (English) University of Ottawa Second Level Entry Compressed Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Second Entry Program (French) La Cité Collégiale Second Level Entry Compressed Approved

University of Windsor

Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Windsor
St. Clair College
Lambton College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Graduates of Lambton College Practical Nurse Program University of Windsor Pre health education entry specified Approved

Western University

Western-Fanshawe Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Western University
Fanshawe College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Compressed Time Frame Program Western University Second level entry compressed Approved

York University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Collaborative Program Seneca College
Georgian College
Direct entry full Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Compressed Program York University Second level entry compressed Approved
Post RN for Internationally Educated Nurses Program York University Pre health education entry specified Approved
Bachelor of Science in Nursing York University Direct entry full Preliminary Approval
Page last reviewed October 04, 2021