Athabasca University - Graduate Programs


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Program Information

School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Centre for Nursing and Health Studies
Degree:Master; Distance
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:Welcome to the Master of Nursing program, a 33-credit degree open to nurses with an undergraduate nursing degree. Our courses will prepare you to assume a leadership position in the health system. As well, you will learn to discern emerging trends, anticipate future health care directions, and provide leadership in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing practice, drawing on philosophical considerations, nursing theory, research methods and various tools of analysis.
URL:Nursing at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    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.

    Test Scores:
    • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    Applicants must provide a copy of transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 24, 2017