Bachelor of Nursing (three-year accelerated option)

The three-year accelerated option is pending final approval for September 2019 and will replace the fast-track option.

The accelerated option is available for students who have completed at least a full two-years (a minimum of 20 courses) of a university undergraduate program.

This three-year option runs over eight consecutive semesters.

Admission requirements

Applicants to the three-year accelerated option, must meet the following requirements to be considered for admission:

A. Required courses:

    1. Biology 2201 and 3201, or their equivalents
    2. Chemistry 3202, or equivalent
    3. Math 3200 or 3201, or equivalent

B. A minimum of 60 credit hours at the university level, which must include the following courses:

    1. Six credit hours in English with a Critical Reading and Writing designation
    2. Three credit hours in sociology, anthropology or archaeology
    3. Psychology 1000, or equivalent

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.

To apply for admission into the three-year accelerated option, indicate bachelor of nursing (collaborative) in the appropriate place on the undergraduate application for admission and select the accelerated option from the drop-down menu. 

Program Information

  • Memorial University Faculty of Nursing (St. John's)
  • Western Regional School of Nursing (Corner Brook)


3 years


Fall semester

Application Deadline:

Feb. 1


Tuition InformationWebsite


Undergraduate Admissions and Programs

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