When: Friday, November 22, 2019
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: McMaster University, Health Science Centre (HSC) 1A4, Ewart Angus Centre
Faculty, staff and Accelerated students will be available to answer questions. Please join us!
To be considered, applicants must:
- Achieve a Cumulative Average of at least B- in all university degree credit courses taken.
- Complete a minimum of 54 units (2 full years) of university credit which include a grade of at least C- on each of the following required courses:
- 6 units of Psychology, 3 units of which must be at the introductory level, the other 3 units must be from the approved list
- 6 units of Human Physiology OR 6 units of Human Anatomy & Physiology
Human Physiology courses must cover all of the following systems: Neuro, Endocrine, Cardiac, Respiratory, Digestive, Reproductive, Urinary, Musculoskeletal and Acid/Base balance
3 units of Biochemistry
3 units of Nutrition
- 3 units of Statistics
Note: We are not able to assess courses prior to application. Please review the equivalency lists provided above.
*6 units is equivalent to one full credit or two half credit courses
*3 units is equivalent to one half credit course
Students must have completed or be currently registered in the required courses at the time of application. If you are currently registered in courses, transcripts must be submitted by February 1st.
Normally, the required Human Anatomy & Physiology, Biochemistry and Nutrition courses must be completed within the last 4 years. If you have taken these courses more than 4 years ago, we encourage you to contact Vicki Benedetti at (905) 525-9140, ext 22232. Otherwise, your application will not be considered.
The Accelerated BScN Stream is not open to students currently registered in the Basic Stream (A) of the BScN program at McMaster University or any other nursing or practical nursing program or who are internationally educated nurses. Applicants with two undergraduate degrees will not be considered for the Accelerated Stream. Please see the policy under the General Academic Regulation section of the Undergraduate Calendar.
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