Programme Description

Earn an advanced nursing degree and take the next steps towards your future in healthcare. Our Nursing programme prepares you for the multi-faceted demands of the changing healthcare landscape through an innovative, online curriculum. OAU is committed to meeting the increase in demand in healthcare needs by offering an online option for earning your Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.).

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Delivered entirely over the Internet, our RN-BNSc. programme  is affordable, flexible, convenient, and accessible.

Our graduates demonstrate holistic, population-based perspectives and are critical thinkers, client advocates and effective communicators. The RN-BNSc. is designed for RNs who desire to:

  • Be part of one of the top nursing schools in the nation
  • Learn from acclaimed faculty
  • Learn through a variety of online instructional delivery methods
  • Move into advanced practice arenas
  • Applicants must be nurses registered by the Nursing and Midwfery, Council of Nigeria (RN/RPN/RM/RPHN etc)
  • Applicants must possess ‘O’ Level Credit in five (5) subjects obtained at NO MORE THAN TWO SITTINGS.
  • Ordinary level passes must include English Language,
    Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry
  • Candidate shall be invited for written and oral Interview.

All Bachelor of Nursing Science Students are required to take core courses which will provide knowledge in basic Nursing Philosophy and Practice. Students will also take elective courses in Law, Sociology and Computer Science.

As part of the academic Bachelor’s Degree programme, each Candidate would be required to go on 6 weeks community and hospital postings in their 3rd and 4th Year respectively. The Students would have designated Clinical Preceptors for this purpose, they will be expected to have a seminar whereby they will share the experience they had throughout the period.

Download the Nursing  (Year 1 – 5) Programme course structure here.

Graduates of our Nursing programme are qualified for careers in areas such as but not limited to:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Intensive Care Nurse
  • Nursing Professor
  • Psychiatric Nurse