18 months
21540 CAD/year
13068 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Carve a career in “the finest of fine arts” with the compassion, understanding, and tenacity of Florence Nightingale, with this Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MScN) program at Laurentian University.


Specialized learning opportunities teach you to advocate for patients, offer comfort and care from within a comprehensive healthcare system, with this Nurse Practitioner (MScN) program at Laurentian University.

Gain advanced knowledge, skills, and hands-on experiences needed for all five components of comprehensive health services: health promotion, prevention of diseases and injuries, cure, rehabilitation, and support services.

Apply the foundations of nursing including health, professional caring, healing, determinants of health, relational practice, and professional growth. Benefit from a faculty with a variety of nursing experience and expertise, a state-of-the-art clinical learning lab, and a world-class library.


Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: Nurse Practitioner, health administration, research, academics and public health. 

Many careers can be found in the public and private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Nursing Research 
  • Health Care Policy and Nursing Practice In Northern, Rural and Remote Environment
  • Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Roles and Responsibilities
  • Therapeutics in Primary Health Care 
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis 
  • Integrative Practicum

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of two years (3640 hours) full-time practice, as a Registered Nurse, within the past five years
  • A recognized BScN degree (or the equivalent for RNs educated outside of Ontario)
  • An overall average of 75% (GPA).
  • Current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Preference will be given to Ontario residents as program placements must be done within the province. Preference will also be given to those whose work experience in nursing has been continuous and who have practical experience in one or more of the following areas: primary health care, ambulatory care settings, public health agencies, community health centres, emergency care, long-term care, or outpost nursing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21540 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21540 CAD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    13068 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13068 CAD per year during 18 months.
  • National: $4356 per trimester
  • International: $7180 per trimester

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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