APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Baccalaureate Degree in
    • Nursing OR
    • Psychiatric Nursing OR
    • Other discipline plus a Nursing Diploma (Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse)

Academic Achievement

  • GPA of 3.0 (B) in the final two years of the undergraduate program
  • GPA requirement may be waived in exceptional circumstances e.g. mature student with additional experience/education.

Statistics

  • Statistical knowledge at the level of a basic undergraduate statistics course. 
  • Otherwise, an undergraduate introductory statistics course is required as a pre-requisite for NURS 540.

Nursing Registration

  • Practicing registration with provincial/state regulatory body.

Language

  • For English Language Learning (ELL) applicants, a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 105 or minimum IELTS of 7.5 on all bands.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Begin your online application at www.twu.ca/apply. The application process includes submission of the online application form, two reference letters (one professional, one academic), all post-secondary official transcripts, IELTS or TOEFL score (for ELL), and a personal statement describing reasons for applying to the MSN Program.

Applicants with a degree from a non-North American university may be asked to complete a degree equivalency assessment (see international applicants page for details).


APPLICATION DEADLINES

MSN is a competitive program. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, to ensure availability.

Intakes Access options application Deadlines
Spring Admission (January Start) Full online program October 1
Summer Admission (May start) Blended learning program February 1