York University - Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Office of Graduate Admissions, P.O. Box GA2300, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Nursing - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Description Shifts in healthcare delivery in Ontario mean that Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners are able to provide individuals, families, groups and all types of communities with services such as health promotion, disease and injury prevention, acute and chronic disease management, rehabilitation and support. This innovative PHCNP is part of a provincial consortium of university partners and York?s program will prepare advanced practice nurses with expertise in primary health care and with specialized knowledge in health promotion, empowerment, community partnerships, human science nursing, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Website: Nursing - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
To be eligible for admission to the PHCNP, applicants must meet the following admissions criteria: hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (or equivalent such as a Bachelor of Nursing degree) from an accredited university program, with a minimum B average in the last two years of study; be a member of CNO, CNA, CNPS or NPAO; be a member of, and carry liability protection from CNPS or NPAO, or equivalent. Candidate preference will be given to: Ontario residents; work experience in nursing that has been continuous; current experience in any setting which demonstrates critical thinking, potential to work with clients in a collaborative, holistic, family?centred practice, or advancement of evidence based practice. Evidence of the equivalence of 2 years full?time nursing practice as a Registered Nurse following graduation (= 3640 hours within the past 5 years)

* 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.

Last Updated: November 16, 2017