University of Manitoba - Faculty of Medicine


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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Nurse Practitioner major prepares nurses with advanced knowledge and skills to function as first line providers in primary care. This major is achieved through a course-based, non-thesis program of study comprised of 39 credit hours over two years (20 months). The program of study, taught by an interdisciplinary faculty, provides a strong basis in physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, advanced health assessment, community health and role development. Three clinical courses are designed to address the common health needs of individuals and families. Graduates of this program are prepared to work in an expanded nursing role as nurse practitioners in a variety of settings including community health centres, nursing stations in northern and remote areas of the province and country, and other primary care settings.
URL:Nursing at University of Manitoba - Faculty of Medicine
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 74

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

    All students applying for a Master's degree program must have attained a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B or equivalent) in the last two full years (60 credit hours) of study. This includes those applying for direct admission and those entering from a pre-Masters program.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 August 09, 2012