Nursing - Accelerated Program

Faculty: Faculty of Nursing
Degree(s): Bachelor of Nursing
Campus: Moncton

Nurses are always in demand. If you’re passionate about caregiving and thrive in dynamic learning environments then nursing is the place for you. Nurses work with diverse and vulnerable populations in a wide variety of health care settings at home and abroad, such as: schools, hospitals, daycares, long-term care facilities and community clinics.

The two-year Bachelor of Nursing Accelerated Program, offered at the Moncton site, is designed for students with at least 46 credit hours of university experience. This program allows students to complete their Bachelor of Nursing degree in six terms over 24 months.

A Bachelor of Nursing from UNB qualifies graduates to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Why Nursing at UNB?

UNB nursing graduates have held Canada Research Chair positions, are Majors in the Canadian Armed Forces, Executive Directors in hospitals, have been elected to ministerial government positions and are leaders within their places of employment, making a difference at the bedside of one patient at a time.

Hands-on learning

UNB Nursing students benefit from experiential learning in a variety clinical settings beginning in year one. Students also work alongside partner organizations to promote health, prevent illness and share knowledge in the community.

Skills you will acquire

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication

More info

For more information, see the Faculty of Nursing.

Admission requirements

For admission requirements, see the Faculty of Nursing.

Sample Courses

  • NURS 1121: ASP Introduction to Nursing and Health
  • NURS 2171: ASP Young Families’ Health
  • NURS 3065: Community and Population Health Nursing
  • NURS 4121: Nursing in Complex Situations


  • Emergency Room Nurse
  • Cruise Ship Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
  • Educator