Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Nursing - Advanced Practice Specialization (MN)

Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Course Based:Yes
Careers:Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program AdministrationNurses (RNs)


The Master of Nursing (MN) program is a coursework master’s program, which includes a clinical placement component. The Advanced Practice Specialization stream is primarily intended to prepare Advanced Practice nurses to meet the needs of a diverse population. The program may be of interest to individuals looking to pursue careers in nursing education, research, leadership and/or policy.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants for admission must be graduates of a recognized university, college, or institute as well as show evidence of scholarly achievement. Except where otherwise stated in the Admission Requirements of a particular program, degree students must have a four year bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent. An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year at the undergraduate level may be required to meet the admission standards. Courses taken as part of a Qualifying Year can not be used as credit towards a graduate degree.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
  • Four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or its equivalent from a university of recognized standing with a minimum 70% average
  • Evidence of a commitment to nursing as contained in the student's Curriculum Vitae and Statement of Goals and Intentions
  • Proof of current registration “without restrictions” with the College of Nurses of Ontario or another jurisdiction in Canada
  • Three references (one academic and two clinical references) - the link will be automatically emailed to each of the referees you have identified in your application.
  • * 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 November 08, 2022