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Courses for Dalhousie University School of Nursing Students in Yarmouth

Acadia University is pleased to offer courses to Dalhousie University BScN students at the Yarmouth Site.

Getting Started:

Please consult with your Dalhousie University academic advisor regarding course requirements.

Admission and Registration:

Please complete our online registration form. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Helen Tidcombe for assistance. She can be reached at She can also be reached by calling us at 1-800-565-6568 and asking for her specifically.

  • Transcripts. A transcript is not required if you are registering for PSYC 1013. If you are registering for BIOL 2053 or any of our 2000 level online courses, you are required to submit a transcript from Dalhousie.
  • Letter of Permission.  Please submit your Dalhousie University Letter of Permission (LOP) as soon as possible. This will ensure that your final grade is sent back to Dalhousie upon completion of your courses. The LOP can be downloaded from the Dalhousie University website.


Current fees are detailed here. Payment can be made via online banking or addtional options. Payments by cheque should be sent with your admission documentation.

Please note that you are not registered in the course unless payment has been received.


Textbooks orders can be placed online through the Acadia University Bookstore. Some textbooks may already be available at the School of Nursing. Please consult with your academic advisor prior to purchasing.




Preparing for the Professions

Whether you are planning to pursue your education in areas such as law, medicine, education, or nursing, or you plan to enter a professional association or institute, Open Acadia offers online and classroom courses that can:

  • help you meet the entrance requirements of many professional programs; or
  • lead to professional designations in many industries.

Professional Programs

Acadia recognizes that many students have a long term plan of continuing their education in areas such as medicine, education, law, nursing or various other professional paths. Many of our online courses can help you meet the entrance requirements of the program you plan to apply to. More information on the professional programs that Acadia courses can help you prepare for can be found here.

Professional Designations

Acadia University’s courses are recognized as transfer credits by many professional associations and institutes. For the most up-to-date information regarding the courses you need for accreditation, please contact the association or institute directly. There may be other organizations that also recognize Acadia courses (or that would readily do so if asked) – so, check with the association or institute directly.

Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy

Candidates entering the Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy (ASCA) program are awarded exemptions from the School's required 16 courses, depending on their previous study.

Certified General Accountants Association of Nova Scotia

The Certified General Accountants (CGA) Program is comprised of the Foundation Studies, Advanced Studies and the Professional Applications and Competence Evaluations (PACE) Level. The Foundation and Advanced Studies can be completed through CGA Nova Scotia or by Transfer Credits, either in whole or in part. The PACE Level includes four (4) national examinations that must be completed through CGA Nova Scotia.

Certified Management Accountants Canada

CMA Canada provides professional development programs in a variety of areas to help today's business professionals expand their management skills and knowledge. If your university degree specializes in accounting, you likely have all (or most) of the CMA prerequisite business topics. For information on becoming a CMA visit the CMA-NS website.

Canadian Payroll Association

The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) delivers certification, professional development programs, and products and services that enable payroll practitioners to enhance operations, meet new legislative requirements and utilize emerging technologies. The CPA accepts several Acadia University courses as transfer credits.

Credit Institute of Canada

The Credit Institute of Canada recognizes several courses from Acadia’s School of Business and Department of Economics as transfer credits for their designation of Certified Credit Professional (CPP).

Online Nutrition Courses for Memorial University Students

Acadia University is pleased to offer the following online courses to Memorial University's Department of Biochemistry students who are admitted to or interested in Acadia University's Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Dietetics option) program. 

Online Courses

After admittance to the program and before coming to Acadia University, MUN students must take the following courses and complete them with a minimum grade of 60%. Any MUN students are welcome to take these courses, however this is not a guarantee of admission to the 2 + 2 program. Further information may be found here.

NUTR 2323 Food and People
NUTR 1313 Human Nutrition 1
NUTR 1323 Human Nutrition 2

NOTE: NUTR 2323 and NUTR 1313 do not have prerequisites. NUTR 1313 is a prerequisite to NUTR 1323. 

Getting Started

How to Register:


Use our online Admission and Registration Form


Call us at (902) 585-1434 or 1-800-565-6568.


Current fees are available here. Payment can be made online via online banking or additional payment options.

Textbook orders can be placed online through the Acadia University Bookstore.

Questions about the Acadia University component should be directed to the School of Nutrition and Dietetics. Phone 902-585-1366 or email

Contact Us

phone Phone: 902-585-1434
Toll-Free: 1-800-565-6568
Fax:  902-585-1057 
phone Rhodes Hall, Attn: Open Acadia
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS 
B4P 2R6
Monday — Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm AST