Thompson Rivers University

School of Nursing

School of Nursing at Thompson Rivers University

LPN to BScN Degree Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Degree program offers Advanced Placement to Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) into Year 2 of the 4 year BScN program, pending available space.

BScN applications will be available October 1, 2015 for the September 2016 program.  All Admission Requirements (educational and other) need to be completed and submitted by the January 15, 2016 application deadline.

Complete a paper application form on the TRU Admissions website:

Admission Requirements

Educational Requirements

  1. BIOL 1590 or TRU-OL BIOL 1593 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (or equivalent) with a minimum 60%
  2. BIOL 1690 or TRU-OL BIOL 1693 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (or equivalent) with a minimum 60%
  3. ENGL1100 or TRU-OL ENGL1101Composition / University Writing (or equivalent) with a mimimum 50% 
  4. A second Academic English e.e., ENGL1110, ENGL1120, ENGL1130 or TRU-OL ENGL1001, ENGL1011, ENGL1031 (or equivalent) with a minimum 50%   

For Post-Secondary equivalent courses check Transfer Credits at BCTransferGuide

Other Admission Requirments

  1. Official transcript(s) for all Post-Secondary Institutions
  2. Offical transcript from your Practical Nurse program
  3. A copy of your current LPN license
  4. A record of 500 employment hours as a LPN

Selective Admission Process

A selective admission process is used to assess applicants academic performance. Admission to Year 2 of the BScN program is offered upon seat availability. Applicants will be notified of acceptance only if there is a BScN seat available.

For additional information contact the SON Student Advisor at