2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This degree prepares nurses for advanced practice in focused areas such as direct clinical practice, education, or health policy and leadership, and is a perfect fit for RNs who already have an expert knowledge base and complex decision-making skills
  • Course-based students have a total of six years to complete the program
  • This course-based degree can be completed in combination with the course-based Master of Business Administration
  • Topics include philosophical and theoretical knowledge, evidence-informed nursing, quantitative and qualitative research, and others


  • University Rankings
    • #151-200

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #235

      - QS 2022

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #169

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 6,63,208
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,55,157
InsuranceINR 20,251
TransportationINR 19,198
Campus RecreationINR 4,645
Athletic FeesINR 3,220
Student Services FeeINR 19,880
Dental InsuranceINR 16,350
Graduate Students AssociationINR 10,962
Housing Application FeeINR 3,097
TotalINR 7,52,760

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Registered nurse holding CPR certification at the Basic Rescuer or Basic Cardiac Life Support or 'C' level
  • A four-year baccalaureate degree, normally in nursing, along with:
    • One undergraduate course in research methodology
    • One undergraduate course in statistics
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree
  • Registered Nurses must be eligible for active nursing registration in Alberta (registrants in the program must provide proof of active CARNA registration or equivalent each year); Registered Psychiatric Nurses are expected to provide proof of active registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) or equivalent each year


Marks - 97/120


Marks - 68/90


Marks - 7/9

Other eligibility criteria
A Graduate Program Director may exempt an applicant whose first language is not English from the ELP requirement if they meet the following criteria: The student has completed one of the following degrees in an institution where the sole language of instruction and examination is English: a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of 3 years in length), or   a Graduate Degree Eligible institutions must be listed as providing English language instruction in the World Higher Education Database (WHED) Have an interview(s) with a faculty member, if requested by the Faculty
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two Letter of reference is required. One from someone capable of assessing the applicant’s academic and research ability, normally an academic, and one from someone who can attest to the applicant’s nursing practice and expertise

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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