Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Nursing - Nurse Practitioner 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
Length:2 Year(s)
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 MN Nurse Practitioner Specialization is primarily intended to prepare students interested in completing the MN Nurse Practitioner program that leads to licensure as a Registered Nurse (Extended Class) Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner Primary Health Care Program at Lakehead University is approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario. Current graduates from this program are eligible to apply for Extended Class registration as a Nurse Practitioner in Ontario.


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; 70% average) 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.

    * 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