1 Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech)-Durham College (DC) Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BScN (four-year, Hons) Application Code: DHN Faculty of Health Sciences, DC and Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing, Ontario Tech
Oshawa campus
2 Ontario Tech-DC Post-RPN, BScN (Honours) Bridge Program Application Code: DHR Faculty of Health Sciences, DC, and Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing, Ontario Tech
Oshawa campus
3 Ontario Tech-DC-Georgian College (GC) Post-RPN, BScN (Honours) Bridge Program Application Code: DHB Faculty of Health Sciences, DC and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ontario Tech and School of Health & Wellness, GC
Georgian campus – Barrie

The collaborative nursing programs are a fully integrated partnership between the Durham College Faculty of Health Sciences and the Ontario Tech University Faculty of Health Sciences, Nursing. This program will prepare students to meet the health-care needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. Students are prepared to create and disseminate knowledge about nursing practice and the human experience of health, illness and healing. Graduates are prepared to write the NCLEX-RN examination to become a registered nurse.

Career Options


  • Registered nurse
  • Clinical practice in diverse settings
  • Clinical education
  • Leadership in health administration and management
  • Research, including health and clinical data analysis
  • Health policy and health promotion
  • Graduate studies


To help students have the best remote learning experience possible, Durham College’s IT Services department has identified technology recommendations for each program based on course needs and software requirements. While not required, students may want to consider these suggestions if they are purchasing a computer or laptop for the upcoming academic year.

Processor: i3
Storage: 256GB SSD
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional or Education x64 SP1
Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 11 or Google Chrome (newest version) or Firefox (newest version)
Network Adapter: 802.11ac 2.4/5 GHz wireless adapter
Camera: Webcam/built-in camera
Internet connection

Questions regarding technology recommendations can be directed to the IT Service Desk  or the faculty office.

Next Steps

For complete information on the current admission requirements and post-admission requirements, please visit Students should also review the College of Nurses of Ontario website at to ensure an understanding and ability to meet the Standards of Practice (2002) upon graduation.

Clinical Placement

Students are provided with clinical placement experiences from the beginning of their respective programs that will prepare them to work with different populations across the life span in diverse settings in both acute care and community. In addition to field placements, you will utilize state-of-the-art nursing labs and simulated learning opportunities to gain practical, hands-on experience with the latest technology.

Digital Health Canada

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Students in this program receive free membership to Digital Health Canada, a not-for-profit professional association that provides members with numerous educational and professional career benefits. Membership includes access to learning and networking opportunities, unique awards applications, as well as discounts for Digital Health Canada online and on-demand courses, Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS-CA) exam fees, and event registrations.