Careers | Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Advanced Entry (BSNAE) Program

Career Potential

Apply for registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) once you have completed your formal education.

Graduates of the program are prepared to work as professional nurses in these positions:

  • Registered Nurse (RN): graduates can work as registered nurses in diverse healthcare settings like hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and community health organizations.

  • Specialized Roles: Focus on areas like pediatrics, oncology, mental health, or critical care. Pursuing specialization usually entails additional education, training, and certification.

  • Advanced Practice: Graduates can further their education by pursuing advanced practice nursing roles like Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

  • Leadership Positions: advance into leadership and management roles within healthcare organizations, such as Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Educator, Nursing Director, or Nursing Supervisor.

  • Research and Education: Those interested in research or academia can pursue careers in nursing research, education, or academia. They may work as nurse researchers, nurse educators, or faculty members in nursing schools.

Graduates will also be prepared for entry to graduate studies in nursing and other disciplines.

Employment Opportunities

Explore nursing employment opportunities in British Columbia, Canada at This website provides valuable information on job listings and career paths for nurses across different healthcare settings in the province. Visit the site to learn more and get real time job updates and support with nursing opportunities in BC.

Student Employment

KPU students are eligible for employment both on and off campus. Visit Career Services for job posting and instructions for using Career Connections

Faculty/Staff Employment

Looking for employment as a faculty or staff member at KPU? Visit KPU - Career Opportunities.