Master of Nursing: Generalist and
Master of Nursing: Nurse Practitioner
By the application deadline, applicants for admission to both streams in the MN program must be registered nurses who are graduates of a four-year Canadian (or equivalent) baccalaureate degree program in nursing from an accredited/recognized university.
Applicants to the MN:GEN stream require a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their final 30 credits of graduate or undergraduate study.
Applicants in the MN:NP stream require a minimum GPA of 3.2 in their final 30 credits of graduate or undergraduate study. MN:NP applicants must have obtained recently, a minimum of 5,000 verified hours of full-time equivalent direct clinical practice as a registered nurse prior to application. Applicants without a BN or BScN are not eligible to apply to the MN:NP program.
Admission to the Faculty of Health Disciplines Master's programs is competitive. Meeting the minimum requirements is not a guarantee of admission to the program.
For RNs with a degree other than a BN or BScN applying to the MN:GEN program
For those applicants without a baccalaureate degree in nursing, the following courses (or their equivalent) must be successfully completed before admission to the MN:GEN program:
| Introduction to Statistics
Computer-oriented Approach to Statistics
|HLST 320||Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals||(3)|
|NURS 324||Concepts and Theories in Nursing Practice||(3)|
|NURS 328||Understanding Research||(3)|
|NURS 434||Community Health Promotion||(4)|
To be successful in graduate courses, non-program students should have attained a minimum GPA of 3.0 undergraduate or graduate course work.
Non-program students must meet the following application requirements:
- A four-year health-related baccalaureate degree from an accredited university.
- Students seeking to refresh their practice as a Nurse Practitioner must hold a Master of Nursing and have graduated from a recognized Nurse Practitioner Education program.
- Students seeking to add a Family All Ages designation to their Nurse Practitioner license must hold a Master of Nursing and an active Nurse Practitioner license.
These requirements must be met by the application deadlines.
Information effective Sept. 1, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2019.