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Specialty Nursing - Occupational Health, B.Sc.

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The British Columbia Institute of Technology Specialty Nursing - Occupational Health program enables you to apply your nursing skills to a business environment. With small class sizes and faculty who are industry experts, we give you specialized education that can be applied to any industry and workplace.
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Occupational health nurses work to improve, manage, and implement programs that support employee health. They collaborate with leaders, employees, community stakeholders, and health and safety professionals to support workplace health.

The programme

The British Columbia Institute of Technology Specialty Nursing - Occupational Health is a combination of our advanced certificate program and our specific academic BSN courses. Choose to complete both concurrently or study in the order that works best for you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application processing - Ongoing throughout the year.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Occupational Health Nursing
  • Work and Work Environments 
  • Management Skills and Applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • English 12 (B) and English language proficiency - Specialty Nursing courses are taught in the English language and require adequate English skills
  • Students interested in Occupational Health courses must be familiar with using web browsers, email and a basic word processing program such as Microsoft Word
  • Applicants to Specialty Nursing Certificate courses should have a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of relevant work experience. Exceptions may be granted for undergraduate students taking entry level theory courses
  • International students must be currently working in their nursing specialty area and have a practicing registered nurse’s license in their country to be eligible for this program

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee


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