The Accelerated Option is for students who have completed a full two-year course load (minimum 60 credit hours) of a university undergraduate program.
This three-year option runs over eight consecutive semesters.
The deadline to apply is February 1. (Please note that we have extended our application deadline to Feb. 8, 2020.)
Applicants must also ensure that all supporting documents are received by the deadline.
The Accelerated Option is only offered at Memorial University Faculty of Nursing and Western Regional School of Nursing. It is not available at the Centre for Nursing Studies.
If applicants wish to also be considered for admission into the Four-Year Option, they must submit an application to that Option by the deadline.
A.) Required Courses:
- Biology 2201 and 3201, or their equivalents
- Chemistry 3202, or equivalent
- Math 3200 or 3201, or equivalent
B.) A minimum of 60 credit hours at the university level, which must be completed by the end of the Winter semester in the year of applying.
NEW FOR 2020! Pending Senate approval, the 60 credit hours at the university level must include 12 credit hours from the following list:
Six credit hours in a Critical Reading and Writing (CRW) designated courses in English
Three credit hours in Sociology, Anthropology or Archaeology
Psychology 1000, or equivalent
Biochemistry 1430, or equivalent
Biology 3053 (Microbiology), or equivalent
Statistics 1510 or 2500 or equivalent, or Education 2900
Three credit hours in Philosophy, or Religious Studies 2610
PLEASE NOTE: Each of the courses listed above must be completed for the degree. Any of the courses listed above not completed prior to admission must be completed during the sequence of the Accelerated Option of the BN Program.
C.) A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
D.) A minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in two of the last six semesters completed at the university level.