Explore the nursing profession, from community nursing to emergency care, through a blend of academic excellence and professional experience.

Our campus is located next to New Brunswick’s largest health care facility, the Saint John Regional Hospital (SJRH).

As the province’s main trauma and heart care centre, it is also the largest teaching hospital in NB. Your clinical care practicum at the SJRH will give you the valuable real-world experience you're looking for.

From the intricate work in a surgical room to the practical guidance offered to new parents, we'll help you bring your nursing degree to life.

Bachelor of Nursing

What to expect

Year 1 introduces the profession of nursing and emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention. In the Winter term, students engage in a wellness focused clinical practice.

Year 2 consists of supportive care in areas of chronic and mental health challenges. Students also focus on health promotion and preventative care during the childrearing years.

Year 3 incorporates acute care issues and practice with individuals and families. Students learn to identify, critique, synthesize, and integrate evidence into practice.

Year 4 includes leadership, theory and practice in health policy, community development and population health. During the final semester the students will have a concentrated clinical experience that is coordinated jointly through UNB Department of Nursing and Health Sciences and our clinical partners. Clinical placements are dependent upon availability.

For more information, please contact Scott Thomas.

Advanced Standing Program

(This program is currently administered at UNB Fredericton with students attending UNB Moncton.)

The Advanced Standing Program is intended for applicants with prior university education who wish to become professional nurses. To be eligible, the applicant must have completed 60 credit hours of university courses with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to those with course work in the field of human sciences and/or human behaviour.

For more information on the Nursing program at the Saint John Campus, please contact the department