SFU Nursing: Overview

Written By Stephanie Pugh and Matthew Tran

On the front lines of healthcare, nurses are healing, supporting, and resilient heroes. SFU  promotes an expansive approach to healthcare that will prepare you for success whether you work in a hospital or any other healthcare setting.

Do you have the makings of a future nurse? Do you aspire to work in the medical field? Then SFU Nursing is a degree you should certainly consider! Continue reading to learn about all of the benefits of the SFU Nursing programme.

Why Choose SFU Nursing?

Experts from the humanities, social sciences, and biological sciences come together at SFU! They collaborate and create innovative answers to old and new concerns, with a reputation for leading scholarship in social justice, Indigenous health, HIV research, mental health and addiction, policy research, and harm reduction.

With field courses, Co-op options, and learning beyond lectures, you’ll have a different kind of classroom experience. Their curriculum is always changing to fit the requirements of their students and community.

Also, you can gain critical problem-solving, statistical, computational, communication, and organizational skills while learning about health, illness, and disease from a global perspective. SFU graduates go on to employment in medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, law, and nursing, as well as post-graduate and professional studies.

Possible Career Paths:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Acute Care
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Palliative Care Nurse
  • Nurse Educator or Manager
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Research Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse

SFU Nursing Admission Requirements

Interested in applying to SFU Nursing? There are two steps to begin your application.

  1. Check that you fulfill the admission requirements. You must meet the requirements for both SFU and the Faculty of Health Sciences. Please note that the requirements for the BA and BSc programs are different!
  2. Submit your online application.

All applications at SFU are handled by Student Services and the admitting faculty for the program. For more information on programs and applications, please visit the Student Services website.

An application fee of $79.50 is payable by credit card online. Once you have been accepted, an additional fee is required to hold your place ($250 for Canadian students; $750 for international students).

How Much Will SFU Tuition Cost?

Below is a chart of estimated tuition and expenses for one academic year (10 courses over two terms).

Worried about tuition costs? No need to fret! Incoming students may be eligible to apply for entrance scholarships!


Additionally, financial aid is available to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, and International Citizens who are coming from high school, college, or university.


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