Why study Nursing at UNB?

locations to study, Fredericton and Moncton

years of experiential learning

clinical hours over 4 years

The Bachelor of Nursing program is ideal for individuals who are empathetic, adaptable, able to think critically, have strong decision making and problem-solving skills, and are interested in promoting and providing health care to a diverse population in a variety of settings.

Students receive hands-on clinical experience in diverse settings beginning in year one.

What makes Nursing students unique?

UNB Nursing students benefit from experiential learning in a variety clinical areas beginning in year one.

Students work alongside partner organizations to promote health, prevent illness, and share knowledge in the community.  

Students complete clinical experiences in hospitals, community, and long-term care facilities.

What do employers look for?

  • Ability to think critically
  • Professionalism
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member

What can I learn?

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership and team-building skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Nursing Skills

Where can I go after graduation?

Career opportunities in nursing are diverse and include
  • hospitals
  • public health services
  • extended care facilities
  • community health clinics
  • home care
  • senior’s centers
  • northern and international nursing opportunities.

Opportunities for extended study available through Masters of Nursing program:
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Thesis

Explore what's relevant to you

These avenues will assist you with your career planning depending on where you are in your studies