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University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Earth Sciences 1010, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Nursing

   
Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Diploma
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description This program prepares students to be eligible for licensing as nurse practitioners by the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta, and can be pursued as a stand-alone program at the post-master’s level, or in conjunction with the Master of Nursing course-based degree. Nurse practitioners engage in the full scope of nursing practice, including medical diagnosis, ordering of diagnostic tests, and prescription of drugs. The program is designed for full-time studies over a year-and-a-half period and focuses on adult health, primarily in acute care settings.
Website: Nursing at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$5,400.00

Cost shown is for the entire duration of study (12 months).
Requirements
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
Applicants are required to have a master’s degree, normally in nursing; successful completion of one graduate level half-course equivalent to University of Calgary Nursing 661; one equivalent to Nursing 663; and one equivalent to Nursing 665. Applicants must also have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate 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.

Last Updated: December 20, 2018