AU’s Faculty of Health Disciplines is Canada’s leader in online nursing education. As we join colleagues in celebrating National Nursing Week in Canada, May 7 to 13, 2018, here are a few things you may not know about us.
Did you know?
- AU offers two undergraduate nursing programs (Post-LPN and Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing) and three graduate nursing programs (Master of Nursing Generalist and Nurse Practitioner, and Post-Masters Diploma: Nurse Practitioner)
- all nursing programs are professionally accredited by provincial and/or national regulatory groups, ensuring quality
- nursing programs are offered online, breaking down barriers to learning by offering students choice, flexibility and time to fit learning into already busy lives
- more than 4,800 students are currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs
- last year, more than 475 students graduated from undergrad and grad programs
- Master of Nursing graduates report a 100 per cent employment rate and earn, on average, $70,000 annually (Government of Alberta, Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2015)
- One in two of Canada’s family nurse practitioners are AU grads
- AU offers the largest Post-RN BN program in Canada, and the Post-LPN BN is the largest of only three such programs in the country