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Nursing at Trent UniversityThe Trent/Fleming School of Nursing emphasizes a holistic approach to healthcare. Graduates of the collaborative and compressed programs are well-known in the industry as critical thinkers whose compassion and scientific knowledge are rooted in the values of professional and social responsibility.

Accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, the program spans a variety of nursing contexts. Starting in first year, theory and practice occur simultaneously, and skills are developed through lectures, seminars, case studies, simulation labs, online coursework, and clinical practice. By the final year of study, students will have had the opportunity to practice nursing in a range of hospital and community settings.


The Trent/Fleming School of Nursing offers four program options in partnership with Fleming College and George Brown College:

1. Integrated, collaborative four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) Degree

2. Compressed 28-month program for students with sufficient university credits to fast track through the program

3. Post-bridge RPN to B.Sc.N. pathway program

4. Diploma in Foundations of Indigenous Studies for Future Nursing Students 

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.N.

The Trent Advantage

  • Learn in our state-of-the-art Life and Health Sciences facility, home to simulation labs including the new Clinical Simulation Learning Centre (CSLC), as well as a maternal/child and community care simulation space
  • Gain more than 1,300 hours of clinical, hands-on experience over four years of study
  • Benefit from the opportunity to present your work at regional conferences and attend talks by leading thinkers in healthcare and health promotion
  • Develop a strong understanding of social justice and political advocacy in the healthcare environment
  • Choose courses from an innovative curriculum, with topics ranging from aging, environmental, Indigenous, rural, and women’s health
  • Join the Honduran Health Brigade and benefit from the opportunity to participate in a field placement in rural Honduras as part of a community health development team

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Acute Care
  • Home Care
  • Long-Term or Complex Continuing Care
  • Child Mental or Public Health Nurse
  • Research
  • Education