Admission Requirements & Costs

Admission requirements & costs

Program Specific Admission Requirements – effective Winter 2021 and Fall 2021 (forward)

Prospective students apply for the Bridge to Canadian Nursing program using the standard Mount Royal Application for Admission form. The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) determines which courses are required for each student. Normally, qualified applicants are accepted to this program on a first come first served basis; however, as course availability becomes more limited, qualified applicants may be admitted based on how their specific course requirements match course availability.

Applicants must also demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) if their first language (learned and understood), is not English. Mount Royal University’s English Language Proficiency (Institutional) requirement must be met.

You must meet eligibility requirements for licensing as a registered nurse in Alberta and also:

Enrolment in this program is very limited; therefore, the application may be closed early in the application cycle that begins on October 1. You are encouraged to provide your letter from CARNA well in advance of the application opening date. You will be required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirement by the following dates if you are given a (conditional) offer of admission.

Fall Semester – August 1

Winter Semester – December 1

*Due to the recent change in the English Language Proficiency requirements for the Bridge to Canadian Nursing, applicants who present an acceptable CELBAN score according to CARNA will be considered to have met this requirement for the Winter 2021 or Fall 2021 semester only. If you have not yet completed this requirement, you are encouraged to select one of the options indicated here.

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