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Master of Nursing

Memorial University also offers an exciting Master of Nursing program for students who wish to continue their nursing education. Graduate students engage in advanced study and nursing practice, and work with faculty on research projects covering many aspects of the profession from administration to client care.

MN students may select from three routes to obtain their degree:

(I) Thesis option  -  (Please note: Applications for the Thesis Option are not being accepted for Fall 2014)

(II) Non-thesis option and

(III) Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family/All Ages) option.

Normally the program will require two years to complete when taken on a full-time basis.

In the non-thesis MN option, a consolidated practicum is required in one of the following five areas: advanced clinical practice, administration, research/ research utilization, health policy, or education.

The practicum experience will provide the opportunity for integration and synthesis of philosophical perspectives, theories, research and skills that have been acquired in previous course work.

Students gain further development of knowledge in the selected area of interest. This field experience which will normally consist of 300 hours, and will foster advanced practice competencies including: consultation, collaboration, research interpretation, utilization and conduct, professional leadership, change agent skills, and ethical decision making skills.

Application process

Applications can be found online and must be submitted by February 15 each year for admission the following September. Please note that all forms, references and official transcripts, must be received at the School of Graduate Studies by February 15.

You must have:

  • a "stand alone" nursing research course.
  • a basic statistics course taken within the last 5 years.

Visit here for completed MN theses and practicums.

MN Program Information Handbook 2013-2014