Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Laurentian University

M.Sc. Blended
18 months
25960 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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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 Primary Care 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

Course 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.

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

  • A minimum of two years (3640 hours) full-time practice, as a Registered Nurse, within the past five years BScN from an Ontario baccalaureate nursing program or the equivalent with 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 a program placements must be done in within the province.  

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Laurentian University


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