Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne – School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
L-314, R.D. Parker Building, 935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON
Canada P3E 2C6

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Family Practice Nurse/Nurse PractitionerNursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description Specialized learning opportunities teach you to advocate for patients, offer comfort and care from within a comprehensive healthcare system. Gain the advanced knowledge, skills, and hands-on experiences needed for all five components of comprehensive health services: health promotion, prevention of diseases and injuries, cure, rehabilitation, and support services.
Website: Nursing – Nurse Practitioner (M.Sc.) at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne – School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

National: $3,027.15

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Requirements
Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS – Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee’s discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

Applicants are required to have: a minimum of two years (3640 hours) full-time practice, as a Registered Nurse, within the past five years BScN from an Ontario baccalaureate nursing program or the equivalent with an overall average of 70% (GPA); and a current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Preference will be given to Ontario residents and to those candidates whose work experience in nursing has been continuous and who have practical experience in one or more of the following areas: primary health care, ambulatory care settings, public health agencies, community health centres, emergency care, long-term care, or outpost nursing. NOTE: Applicants who have already achieved a Masters degree may apply solely for the NP diploma. Please note this in your Personal Essay and Curriculum Vitae.