Programs

Careers in nursing are challenging and rewarding, and MacEwan has one of the largest nursing enrolments in Western Canada. From our degree to diplomas and post-basic certificates and a vast array of continuing education opportunities offered through the Centre for Professional Nursing Education, we have programs and courses to fit your career goals.


Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing
Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing

The post-diploma Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) program is a degree completion program that enables diploma-prepared Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) to extend their knowledge and skills within their chosen field. This exciting new program has two intakes per year and can be completed through either full- or part-time study.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

This four-year degree program is designed to give students the knowledge and experience for safe, compassionate, evidence-based, competent and ethical nursing practice.

Cardiac Nursing Post-basic Certificate
Cardiac Nursing Post-basic Certificate

The Cardiac Nursing Post-basic certificate is intended for experienced nurses who are currently working in cardiac sciences, as well as for those who have an interest in caring for the cardiac population.

Disability Management in the Workplace
Disability Management in the Workplace

Disability management in the workplace is a growing profession. Assisting injured or ill workers return to meaningful and productive work, disability management is an important part of any health and safety framework.

Nurse Credentialling
Nurse Credentialling

Nurse Credentialling at MacEwan consists of two facets: Nursing Refresher and Specialty Courses, both available by distance delivery.

Occupational Health Nursing
Occupational Health Nursing

The Occupational Health Nursing certificate puts you right in the workplace. You will learn to design and implement health and safety programs to protect workers from the hazards in the workplace, to prevent illness and injury and to place workers in jobs suited to their physical, mental and psychosocial abilities.

Perioperative Nursing for RNs
Perioperative Nursing for RNs

Offered through online distance delivery and face-to-face labs, this program provides RNs with the hands-on skills required to work alongside surgeons and other health care professionals in a challenging, fast-paced and team-oriented environment – the operating room.

Post-basic Nursing Practice: Hospice Palliative Care or Gerontology
Post-basic Nursing Practice: Hospice Palliative Care or Gerontology

As our population continues to grow and age, so does the demand for health care professionals qualified to work with both the elderly and the terminally ill. The Post-Basic Nursing Practice: Hospice Palliative Care and Gerontological Nursing combines the common skill sets necessary for practice in both of these areas while preparing you for rewarding careers in your practice specialty.

Psychiatric Nursing Diploma
Psychiatric Nursing Diploma

This 28-month diploma prepares graduates for a challenging career as a registered psychiatric nurse. This professional career focuses on the mental health field, which offers both challenges and opportunities within a complex and multidisciplinary health care environment.

Wound Management Post-basic Certificate
Wound Management Post-basic Certificate

This post-basic certificate is the only program of its kind in Canada. The program provides health care practitioners with the specialty knowledge and expertise required to work in a practice setting with patients who have complex wounds resulting from a variety of disease pathologies and factors.