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The University of Lethbridge offers two distinct nursing programs:
Bachelor of Nursing
The four-year Bachelor of Nursing program is a collaboration between Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge. Students spend their first two years at LC and their last two years at the U of L. The program prepares graduates as generalist entry-level practitioners who are committed to self-directed lifelong learning in nursing practice. Upon completion, graduates will be eligible to write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE), to become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Bachelor of Nursing After Degree
The program is offered over six consecutive semesters; students will attend from September to August and will be able to complete in a period of approximately 23 months. Students will take two semesters of intensive introduction to nursing theory and practice at Lethbridge College and will complete the remaining four semesters of the program at the University of Lethbridge. Upon completion, graduates will be eligible to write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE), to become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN).