Nursing, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
20 months
22412 CAD/year
5722 CAD/year
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Nursing from University of Ottawa aims to educate enrolled nurses for an advanced practice role and/or doctoral studies. 


Nursing from University of Ottawa provides rigorous academic preparation based on theory and research to address health-related phenomena experienced by individuals, families, groups, aggregates and communities.  


Graduates of the program are prepared to assume leadership roles in improving the quality of nursing care in various health care settings. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development of knowledge and theory in nursing as a discipline
  • Research methods in nursing
  • Statistical analysis in nursing
  • Advanced nursing practice in primary health care
  • Advanced nursing practice in tertiary health care
  • Pathophysiology for the nurse practitioner
  • Roles and responsibilities of the nurse practitioner
  • Advanced health assessment and diagnosis
  • Therapeutics in primary health care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


50 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree in nursing (equivalent to the degree offered by the University of Ottawa) with at least 70% (B) average.
  • Have successfully completed an introductory statistics course (or equivalent) within the last six (6) years.
  • A current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario or equivalent from another province is required.
  • Narrative Statement
  • Resume
  • Confirmation of eligibility to practice from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) or equivalent from another province
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11206 CAD per semester during 20 months.
  • National

    5722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2861 CAD per semester during 20 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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