Master of Nursing (MN)

Program Websites

Program Contacts

Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice field (

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner field (
t. 519-661-2111 Ext. 83409

The Master of Nursing - Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice program (MN-Leadership) program prepares students to be leaders in an increasingly complex health care system, with a focus on transferrable core knowledge. Course delivery is a hybrid of online learning with several days of on-site residency during each term. The Master of Nursing - Primary Health Care Nursing Practice program (MN-PHCNP) program utilizes a combination of on-site and distance learning and offers full- and part-time options in collaboration with a consortium of Ontario universities.

Program Length

  • 3 Terms (Full-time study Leadership Field)
  • 6 Terms (Part-time study Leadership Field)
  • 6 Terms (Full-time study PHCNP Field)
  • 12 Terms (Part-time study PHCNP Field)

Program Design

  • Full-time study or part-time study
  • Course-based

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee schedules (per term) are posted on the Office of the Registrar's website at

Admission Requirements

Both general and program-specific requirements must be met to be considered for admission. All programs have one intake annually, beginning in September.

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • GPA of 78 per cent (B+) or higher.
  • Undergraduate preparation in research and statistics.
  • RN registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and able to practice without restrictions (MN-Leadership international applicants exempted; no exemptions for MN-PHCNP).
  • Completion of the equivalent of two years full-time nursing clinical practice experience (3,640 hours) within the past five years (MN-PHCNP applicants only).

Additional Requirements

  • International students must meet English language fluency requirements.

Application Deadline

  • February 1
Acceptance notification begins at the end of March. Preference is given to full-time applications.

Fields of Research

  • Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner