McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8N 3Z5

Advanced Neonatal Nursing Graduate Diploma

Program Information
Faculty: Medicine
Degree: Post-diploma
Field of Study: Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care AssistantNursing, OtherNursing Education
Description The Diploma Program is specifically designed to prepare neonatal nurse practitioners. The advanced neonatal nursing component has been offered at McMaster University since 1986. The program has gained national and international recognition as a result of the extensive research that has been an integral part of its planning, development, and evaluation. The Graduate Diploma is available to qualified students as an extension of the M.Sc. degree in the Nursing Program. The Diploma is also available to qualified individuals who have successfully completed a master's degree with a clinical nursing component. Graduates are eligible to take the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner examination approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario Council for registration in the NP-Paediatrics specialty.
Website: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Graduate Diploma at McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$13,157.00 Plus Flat fee PT Supplementary fees 534.08 (for post-master degree only)
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237]

Foreign applicants whose native language is not English are required to supply evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language (e.g. TOEFL score of 92 (iBT), 580 (paper test) or 237 (computer test)).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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: October 28, 2016