Compressed Time Frame BScN Program

The Compressed Time Frame Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) is a 19-month course of study that prepares students with previous university experience for careers as Registered Nurses (RN) and qualifies graduates to apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Program Highlights

  • Students study for 5 consecutive terms
  • The program commences in September (year 1) and concludes in April (year 2)
  • Only full-time registration is offered
  • Program is eligible for the Ontario government’s Learn & Stay Grant

Application Deadline: March 29, 2024

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Admission Requirements

Interested in impacting the health and wellness of people around the world? Take the first step and discover how to apply for admission to the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program.

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Curriculum and Program Timeline

The 19-month curriculum of the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program spans two academic years and combines a variety of classroom learning experiences with practical placement opportunities.

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Admission Questions

If you have questions about admission requirements and/or your application, these questions should be directed to Western’s Undergraduate Admissions department at

Program Questions

If you have questions about our Compressed Time Frame program, our academic advisor is happy to answer program questions, by email or by appointment. See the Academic Advising page for contact information.

Please Note:

Unless otherwise specified, students in the Compressed Time Frame BScN Program will adhere to the undergraduate program policies.

Enrolment in the nursing courses is limited. Western is unable to guarantee registration in any particular course and reserves the right to withdraw course offerings.