One of Canada's major public institutions offering degrees, Douglas College was established in 1970 and is situated in British Columbia. Programs in healthcare, business, the arts, and human services are available through Douglas College, along with university-level courses in science and the arts. In addition to its two main campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam's David Liam Campus suburban campus, the institute also operates a number of smaller training facilities in Surrey, Burnaby, and Maple Ridge. The college offers its students accommodation alternatives both on and off campus. They feature a sizable library with books, DVDs, articles, and tools to assist students in their studies. The college's research and creative resources are also housed in the Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR.
Along with many other recreational facilities, the site also contains a gym, a small box theater, and a big 300-seat proscenium theater. Over 24,000 people are enrolled at Douglas College, including 17,000 credit-seeking students, 8,500 continuing education enrollees, and about 4210 international students from 92 different nations. The academic faculty has about 960 people on it. Up to 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation and the Performing Arts, Criminology, and Social Work are available at the college.
The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.
The Douglas College Nursing (Bachelor of Science) program develops graduates who are committed to excellence in professional practice and who can make a positive difference in the health and well-being of people on a continuum of care requirements. Graduates of BSN programs will be prepared to deliver safe, competent, and compassionate nursing care that is based on theory and industry standards.
Prospective students should be informed that the BSN program is a difficult full-time program with a high workload. The success of every course and learning experience is essential.
The relational practice, critical inquiry, leadership, care ethics, health promotion, and inter-professional collaboration themes serve as the foundation for the conceptual framework. Students who complete this degree program will have the information and skills necessary to practice nursing in a way that is secure, compassionate, competent, and ethical.
Tuition: $19102 per year
Successful recipients typically have an above average GPA (B equivalent or higher) and strong English language proficiency test scores (i.e. IELTS 7.0 and above, or equivalent).
Academics: 2.8 GPA