Laurentian University

M.Sc. Online
18 months
25960 CAD/year
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Become an expert and gain the knowledge, values, attitudes and competencies reflecting the philosophy, nature and scope of nursing in northern rural and remote areas, with this Nursing program at Laurentian University.


Understand the discovery, integration, application and dissemination of knowledge delimited by rigour and ethical integrity, with this Nursing program at Laurentian University.

Students will develop a richer understanding of the discipline of nursing and its relationship to the context of health care service delivery and policy issues. The program also broadens learners' understanding of nursing by encouraging them to engage with scholars from other departments and disciplines as well as those with other professional experiences. 

This is not a distance program, online courses are offered to allow for some distance learning.


Education, home care, palliative care, nursing in various hospital units and healthcare settings, research.

Settings: Health Sciences North, Sudbury & District Health Unit, Community Care Access Centre, hospitals and clinics and post-secondary institutions across Ontario.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Thesis
  • Thesis Seminar
  • Nursing Research 
  • Health Care Policy and Nursing Practice In Northern, Rural and Remote Environment
  • Nursing Science and Theory
  • Family Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Cardiovascular Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission criteria include:

  • must hold a Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 75%
  • licensed as a RN or RNEC with the College of Nurses of Ontario (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 CAD per year and a duration of 18 months.

National: $2,860 per trimester


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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