- Program Code:9251
- School:School of Community and Health Studies
- Credential:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
- Program Type:Graduate Certificate program
- Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters
Bridging to University Nursing is a two-semester graduate certificate program that will help registered practical nurses (RPNs) bridge to a degree in nursing.
This nursing program's curriculum is based on the College of Nurses' of Ontario Standards of Practice for Nursing and Entry to Practice Competencies for Ontario Registered Nurses. It will aim to provide a solid foundation for nursing practice by emphasizing ethics and professional practice, health assessment, skill mastery, and caring for clients with acute and chronic illness.
An exciting and unique aspect of this health program will be its focus on caring for individuals, groups, and communities in acute care, mental health and community settings.
To ensure you're prepared for the field, this School of Community and Health Studies program will give you opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge in clinical settings under the direction, facilitation and guidance of faculty.
When you complete the Bridging to University Nursing program, you'll have the ability to:
Successful graduates of the Bridging to University Nursing program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Nursing Licenced Practical Nurse|
|Ryerson University||Bachelor of Nursing - Post Diploma Degree completion|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
Note: To be eligible to apply to Ryerson University, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, students must maintain a competitive GPA with no course repeats or failures in this program (9251).
For Registered Practical Nurses
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Applications Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Graduates of college/university are responsible for requesting that your educational institution send any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocollege.ca.
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fee statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed. You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca. Fall registration begins mid-July, January registration begins mid-December, May registration begins mid-April. Your web-registration will not open if:
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|