24 months
6338 CAD/year
4526 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The students of the Family Nurse Practitioner program of the University of Northern British Columbia are prepared to provide primary health care for clients across the age span, with a focus on delivery of primary health care in rural, remote, and Northern settings.

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About the Program

Family Nurse Practitioner program of the University of Northern British Columbia are health care professionals with advanced Masters level education and skills that prepare them to offer high quality health care services from a broad knowledge base. FNPs practice in a variety of health care settings; they assess health status, order diagnostic tests, diagnose disease and conditions, prescribe medications and treatments and manage diseases, disorders and conditions within a professionally regulated scope of practice. 

FNPs integrate preventative health care into their practices, including screening and health maintenance and population health services for individuals, families, groups and communities. FNPs are skilled collaborators, and actively collaborate with existing health care professional, service providers, communities, families and clients in order to achieve the best outcomes for the clients and populations they serve.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • The Healing and Well-being of Indigenous Peoples
  • Pharmacological Management and Therapeutic Interventions
  • Developing Nursing Knowledge
  • Appraising and Synthesizing Evidence for Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


51 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for admission to Graduate Programs.
  • Respective application fee(s).
  • Three assessment reports (letters of reference) submitted directly to UNBC from the referees.
  • Official transcripts (one copy) from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Statement of Academic Interests (letter of intent).
  • Official English Language Test Scores (required for applicants whose first language is NOT English) sent directly to UNBC from the testing agencies.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6338 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3169 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4526 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2263 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Prince George

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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