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Fast-Track Option

The Fast-Track Option, due to its intense pace, is geared towards students who have an undergraduate degree already completed (or who are going to graduate in the same year they are applying to the Fast-Track Option.)

In addition to having an undergraduate degree completed, applicants must have a minimum degree GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and apply by the March 1 deadline.

The following courses are required for admission:

  • Statistics 2500, or equivalent (for example Education 2900)
  • Biochemistry 1430, or equivalent
  • Biology 3053, or equivalent

Students who do not have a degree completed, and will not graduate in the year they are applying to the Fast-Track Option, can apply to the Fast-Track Option under Advanced Standing.

To qualify under Advanced Standing, students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale as well as a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the following courses:

  • Statistics 2500, or equivalent
  • Biochemistry 1430, or equivalent
  • Biology 3053, or equivalent
  • Psychology 1000
  • Six credit hours in English
  • Three credit hours in business
  • Three credit hours in Philosophy 2500-2599 OR Religious Studies 2610
  • Three credit hours in sociology, anthropology or archaeology
  • Three credit hours in political science
  • Six credit hours in electives (any subject) 

If students do not have Biochemistry 1430 and Biology 3053 completed and wish to complete these courses on-campus at Memorial University, they can contact Memorial University School of Nursing or Western Regional School of Nursing for more information about obtaining permission to register for these courses.

To be eligible for admission into the Fast-Track Option, students must also meet the general admission/readmission requirements to Memorial University. 

Here is a link to the Calendar admission regulations: http://www.mun.ca/regoff/calendar/sectionNo=NURS-0967

Here is a link to the Fast-Track Option course plan: http://www.mun.ca/regoff/calendar/sectionNo=NURS-0948