Career Potential

  • The Graduate Nurse Internationally Educated Re-Entry program prepares internationally educated nurses (IENs) for professional nursing practice and licensure in Canada.
  • Upon graduation, students will be eligible to apply for registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) and to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
  • Graduates will be prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including (but not limited to): 

    • 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.

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.