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Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning School of Health Sciences


The BCIT Perinatal Specialty Nursing Program is the benchmark for perinatal nursing practice in BC. This comprehensive program combines in-depth theory with hands-on clinical courses designed to give you the expertise you need to practice in perinatal nursing. Perinatal registered nurses work in partnership with childbearing women and their families, providing education and support that empower their patients with the skills to care for their families. In a dynamic and, at times, unpredictable work environment, perinatal nursing requires technical expertise, sensitivity, and excellent communication skills to effectively support the women they care for.

Program delivery mode: online

  • This program will be delivered online for the coming semester.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

Please visit our COVID-19 Information page for information and updates about BCIT’s ongoing pandemic response.

About the program

The BCIT Nursing Specialty Bachelor of Science (BSN) is a combination of our advanced certificate program and our specific academic BSN courses. Choose to complete both concurrently or study in the order that works best for you.

Visit Nursing Specialty BSN for information about the required academic courses.

Visit Perinatal Health Nursing Advanced Certificate for information about the required specialty courses and clinicals.

Entrance Requirements

Costs & Supplies

Face respirator fit testing – approx $25 per year; annual re-fitting required.


Graduating & Jobs

Health Match BC

Health Match BC is a new service that helps recent specialty nursing graduates find work within BC. Funded by the provincial government, Health Match BC prioritizes the hiring of BC nursing graduates. For more information, download the Health Match BC [PDF].

Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Farah Jetha, BSN, MSN
Program Head
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 1139

Erin Peters
Program Assistant
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 7102

Contact Us

Erin Peters
Program Assistant
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 7102

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