Nursing in Labrador

The Faculty of Nursing and the School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies are excited to announce that the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (Collaborative) Program will be offered in Happy Valley-Goose Bay at the Labrador Campus. 

Through the satellite site at the Labrador Campus, students can now complete their entire Four-Year BScN degree in Labrador.

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What to expect...

...during the program:

Students pursuing their nursing degrees at the satellite site at the Labrador Campus in Happy Valley-Goose Bay will develop a broad base of knowledge and skills relevant to nursing studies, careers, leadership, as well as community- and place-based relationships in the North.

The program at the Labrador Campus follows the structure and content of the program at the St. John’s Campus. Clinical courses will be held in-person at the site where you registered. Classes will also be held at the site where you registered, delivered via web conferencing.

To learn more, check out this list of frequently asked questions (FAQs), put together by the Faculty of Nursing.

...after completing the program:

Graduates will be well-prepared for nursing careers in the North as well as in a variety of other work settings.


Requirements and courses

Find the course plan for the Four-Year Option here.

Admission information

Students intending to pursue the Four-Year Option of the BScN Program at the Labrador Campus satellite site must review the admission information as outlined by the Faculty of Nursing. An overview of this information is provided below.

Who can Apply?

There are several admission pathways for interested applicants of the Four-Year nursing option. Priority for admission for the Labrador Campus satellite site is given to residents of Labrador.

Before you apply, be sure to review the Faculty of Nursing’s admissions webpages for high school applicants, current Memorial University students, other post-secondary students, LPN Bridging applicants, and international applicants, as applicable to you

How to Prepare

Admission to the Four-Year Option of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Collaborative) Program is competitive. Before applying, potential students should become familiar with the following information:

How to Apply

The application window opened on October 22, 2021. The deadline to apply is January 20, 2022, with supporting documents required by February 3, 2022.

See here to apply.

Program guidance

Nursing students in Labrador can contact an academic advisor, the Student Recruitment, Retention, and Relationships Officer, or Nursing Admissions Support for assistance with course planning, declaring their program of study, prerequisite and registration issues, and with questions about the eligibility of any courses not listed here.