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We help you make a real difference in people’s lives by supporting your goal of becoming a health care professional. Regardless of which path you choose, TRU health care programs will provide the foundation for a successful and dynamic career.

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School of Nursing

Following her passion
led to TRU

There was only one career path for Makenzie Vandertoolen: nursing. For the Utah-born young woman whose family moved to Canada when she was in high school, the only question was where would she study.

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We are committed to ensuring Indigenous students have a strong foundation for a successful career in health care.
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Students and faculty have the opportunity to stretch their nursing knowledge with programs in Belize, Samoa and Lesotho.
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Our new building

A purpose-built three-storey home to TRU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing and Health Care Assistant programs will open at the beginning of 2020.


Nursing News

Putting care in career

In just 27 weeks, students can become a health-care assistant and begin working with some of society's most vulnerable people.

Makenzie Vandertoolen, valedictorian School of Nursing 2019.

Following her passion led to TRU

The valedictorian for the School of Nursing at this spring's convocation discovered students pulled together to succeed.

Sheila Blackstock with Spirt Bears

Nursing practice course strengthens program’s Indigenous aspects

TRC Spirit Bears are accompanying School of Nursing students on their rural Indigenous nursing practice in Hazelton.