Graduates of the SCBScN program will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Graduates will be eligible to write the Canadian Registered Nurses Examination (CRNE) and to apply for registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA). The SCBScN program curriculum has been designed to prepare graduates with the competencies that have been established by agreement between regulatory bodies across Canada including SRNA. The CRNE is designed to test those competencies.
For more information on the skills and abilities of a registered nurse, please refer to the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association Becoming a Registered Nurse in Saskatchewan: Requisite Skills and Abilities.
Upon graduation you’ll find additional opportunities for professional development at SIAST. Undergraduate studies may qualify a student to pursue studies at the graduate level.
The SIAST Nursing Division offers a range of advanced nursing education programs, including Basic Critical Care Nursing, Perioperative Nursing, Diabetes Education for Health Care Professionals and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner programs. Visit SIAST Nursing Division for additional information.
Graduate programs in nursing require that you have graduated from an approved baccalaureate nursing program and have successfully passed the CRNE exam. In addition, you will need to meet individual graduate application requirements such as a GPA, personal statement and resume submission.