TUITION

Tuition is $740 per semester hour and the program is a total of 31 semester hours. This works out to $2,220 per 3 credit course, and $2,960 per 4 credit course. The total tuition cost of the MSN program is approximately $24,000. (ie. approximately $12,000 in the first year, and $12,000 in the second year)

* Tuition does not cover cost of books.

Tuition payment due dates here

For information and/or application for on-campus housing go to www.twu.ca/housing


ADDITIONAL COURSE AND STUDENT FEES

NURS 550 Health Care Policy Course Fee: $250 
NURS 622 The Skills of Nursing Leadership Course Fee: $60
Thesis Seminar I Course Fee: $400
Thesis Continuation Fees: $955/semester  
Graduate Student Association Fee: $3 per semester hour
Activity, Infrastructure & Technology Fee: $45 per 3 credit course


FUND YOUR GRADUATE STUDIES

There are several options to assist you in funding graduate studies, including scholarships and endowment awards from TWU. Many students are also receiving additional support from their employers, their nursing union, and other professional associations and funding agencies.


MSN SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic Entrance Scholarship
An entrance scholarship, based on academic achievement and overall strength of admissions, open to all TWU BSN graduates from the current year.

MSN Clinical Supervisors Scholarship
An Entrance Scholarship, open to all TWU Clinical Supervisors from current or previous school year.


MSN ENDOWMENT AWARDS

Endowment awards are established by donors of the university and are based on a variety of criteria including financial need, program, and other student characteristics.

T.T. Scholarship in Nursing:  Award available to a student enrolled in the MSN program with demonstrated financial need. Award amount: $500

TWU Alumni Nursing Scholarship: Award available to a student enrolled in the MSN program with demonstrated financial need.  Preference given to students who are alumni of TWU, or whose parent(s) are alumni of TWU. Award amount: up to $1,400

John & Lucille Pasiuk Scholarship in Nursing: Awards available to students enrolled in the MSN program with a minimum GPA of 3.50 after completion of the first four courses.  Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need.  Award amount: up to $1,600

Application: Complete the MSN Endowment Award application by June 30th


EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS

ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA (AUCC)

Various scholarships and fellowships available. Links provided for more information.

Date: Various
More information

BC HISTORY OF NURSING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE GROUP SCHOLARSHIP

Graduate: $500 - $1000.

Date: March, November
More information

BC MEDICAL SERVICES FOUNDATION (BCMSF)/VANCOUVER FOUNDATION

Summer Research Scholarships:

Date: Check on website for deadlines
More information

CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH

Masters: $17,500 (one year only)

Date: February 1
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CANADIAN NURSES FOUNDATION

Masters: $5,000. Nightingale Award: $1,000.

Date: March 31
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SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL

Masters: Canada graduate scholarships: various amounts

Date: Various
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XI ETA HONOR SOCIETY OF BC

Applicants must have an approved proposal and REB approval.
$1,500 Masters.

Date: December 10
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BC NURSES UNION

Various

Date: See Website for information
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PACIFIC LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS

January 31, May 31, October 31

Date: See Website for information
More information


LOAN FUNDING

As a part-time program, students enrolled in MSN are not eligible for government issued financial assistance.  Students may be able to access Student Lines of Credit offer through financial institutions such as banks and credit unions. Be sure to research the terms and conditions carefully as they can vary between financial institutions. For any questions regarding student loan funding, please contact the Financial Aid Office at awards@twu.ca