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Empowering our nursing leaders

At UCalgary Nursing, we are leading innovation in nursing education and research to influence and change the future of nursing practice


Nursing excellence through leadership, innovation and resilience


We lead the generation of research and scholarship to improve and innovate nursing education, health outcomes and systems transformation.

We deliver resiliency-informed experiential programs that develop the future leaders and innovators of the discipline and nursing practice.

We engage with local and global communities to develop sustainable relationships for mutual benefit and increased resiliency.

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Doctor of Nursing (DN)

Doctor of Nursing degree, first in Western Canada

A new professional degree for registered nurses (RN) and other health-care practitioners, to be offered at the University of Calgary beginning in January 2023, is designed to support nurse leaders and innovators ready to take on senior roles in health care and related organizations.

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Join us at UCalgary Nursing at Calgary’s #1 University

Our unique undergraduate curriculum is designed to integrate and connect theory courses simultaneously with clinical practice.

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Mentoring makes a difference! All undergraduate UCalgary Nursing students and alumni RNs are invited to register.

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