Nursing

About Program Degrees Offered and Application Requirements

Program is a unique online Master of Science in Nursing program developed in response to changing attitudes towards the practice of healthcare.

With an innovative teaching approach that focuses on cultivating human relationships, this program is perfectly positioned to respond to challenges in healthcare and will prepare you to be an influential voice in this important time of transition.

York answers a growing demand for healthcare services and practitioners that focus on the experiences of human beings in a way that respects patients' values and choices about health and quality of life. This recognizes that every patient has a personal story.

Teachers and students in the MScN program are partners in a dynamic, collaborative process of discovery that includes dialogue, modelling, practice, reflective thinking and experiential group process.

In addition, York’s collaborative focus enables researchers to push beyond traditional methods to find real-world solutions to the complex challenges of health and healing.

See also:

MScN

Program Description

Program Components (including coursework)
  • Course work AND
  • Thesis OR
  • Course work only
Average Program Length
  • Full-time - 2 year(s)
  • Part-time - 3 year(s)
  • Admission Requirements

    Offered
    • Fall Entry - available as a full-time OR part-time program
    Application Deadline(s)
    January 11, 2017 (Full-time Entry - Fall entry only)
    Language Requirements
    Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
    Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
    IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
    York English Language Test (YELT)Band 1
    YUELILevel 6 with Distinction
    MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
    CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
    Minimum CPE ScoreC
    Minimum CAE ScoreB
    Number of Recommendations Required
    3
    What You Need to Apply

    What You Need to Apply

    Application Checklist (PDF)
    Application Form
    Recommendation Form
    (Accessed through MyFile; recommendation form will be available within 72 hours after you submit your application.)
    Supplementary Information Form (PDF)

    Other Requirement(s)
    • One academic reference from a nurse with a master's or doctoral degree; one from a nurse in a leadership position; one from an individual to whom you directly reported in the last six years
    • Transcript
    • Resume or CV
    • Statement of interest
    • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility for registration (or equivalent in home province). Photocopy will be accepted.
    • Membership from CNA, and carry liability protection with CNPS (Or the equivalent in the province where you reside). Photocopy will be accepted.
    Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.
    We encourage all applicants to submit complete documentation (including those submitted via MyFile - supplementary applications and referee recommendations) within two weeks of the application deadline. Review the Admissions process for timing.

    Completed Application Package means:

    1. Use York University's graduate studies online application
    2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile. All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package.
    Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.
    Mail or courier completed application package to:
    Mail

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    P.O. Box GA2300
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Courier

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Nurse Practitioner (PHCNP) MScN

    Program Description

    Program Components (including coursework)
    • Course work AND
    • Major research paper
    Average Program Length
  • Full-time - 2 year(s)
  • Part-time - 3 year(s)
  • Admission Requirements

    Offered
    • Fall Entry - available as a full-time OR part-time program
    Application Deadline(s)
    January 11, 2017 (Full-time Entry - Fall entry only)
    Language Requirements
    Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
    Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
    IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
    York English Language Test (YELT)Band 1
    YUELILevel 6 with Distinction
    MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
    CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
    Minimum CPE ScoreC
    Minimum CAE ScoreB
    Number of Recommendations Required
    3
    What You Need to Apply

    What You Need to Apply

    Application Checklist (PDF)
    Application Form
    Recommendation Form
    (Accessed through MyFile; recommendation form will be available within 72 hours after you submit your application.)

    Other Requirement(s)
    • One academic reference from a nurse with a master's or doctoral degree; one from a nurse in a leadership position; one from an individual to whom you directly reported in the last six years
    • Transcript
    • Resume or CV
    • Statement of interest
    • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility for registration (or equivalent in home province). Photocopy will be accepted.
    • Membership from CNA, and carry liability protection with CNPS (Or the equivalent in the province where you reside). Photocopy will be accepted.
    Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.
    We encourage all applicants to submit complete documentation (including those submitted via MyFile - supplementary applications and referee recommendations) within two weeks of the application deadline. Review the Admissions process for timing.

    Completed Application Package means:

    1. Use York University's graduate studies online application
    2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile. All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package.
    Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.
    Mail or courier completed application package to:
    Mail

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    P.O. Box GA2300
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Courier

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    PhD

    Program Description

    Program Components (including coursework)
    • Comprehensive examination(s) AND
    • Dissertation
    Average Program Length
  • Full-time - 4 year(s)
  • Admission Requirements

    Offered
    • Fall Entry - available as a full-time program
    Next available entry for this program is September 2018.
    Language Requirements
    Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
    Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
    IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
    York English Language Test (YELT)Band 1
    YUELILevel 6 with Distinction
    MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
    CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
    Minimum CPE ScoreC
    Minimum CAE ScoreB
    Number of Recommendations Required
    3
    What You Need to Apply

    What You Need to Apply

    Application Checklist (PDF)
    Application Form
    Recommendation Form
    (Accessed through MyFile; recommendation form will be available within 72 hours after you submit your application.)

    Other Requirement(s)
    • One academic reference from a nurse with a master's or doctoral degree; one from a nurse in a leadership position; one from an individual to whom you directly reported in the last six years
    • Transcript
    • Resume or CV
    • Statement of interest
    • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility for registration (or equivalent in home province). Photocopy will be accepted.
    • Membership from CNA, and carry liability protection with CNPS (Or the equivalent in the province where you reside). Photocopy will be accepted.
    Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.
    We encourage all applicants to submit complete documentation (including those submitted via MyFile - supplementary applications and referee recommendations) within two weeks of the application deadline. Review the Admissions process for timing.

    Completed Application Package means:

    1. Use York University's graduate studies online application
    2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile. All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package.
    Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.
    Mail or courier completed application package to:
    Mail

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    P.O. Box GA2300
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Courier

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    RN to MScN

    Program Description

    Program Components (including coursework)
    • Course work AND
    • Thesis
    Average Program Length
  • Full-time - 3 year(s)
  • Part-time - 5 year(s)
  • Admission Requirements

    Offered
    • Fall Entry - available as a full-time OR part-time program
    Application Deadline(s)
    February 22, 2017 (Full-time Entry - Fall entry only)
    Language Requirements
    Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
    Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
    IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
    York English Language Test (YELT)Band 1
    YUELILevel 6 with Distinction
    MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
    CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
    Minimum CPE ScoreC
    Minimum CAE ScoreB
    Number of Recommendations Required
    3
    What You Need to Apply

    What You Need to Apply

    Application Checklist (PDF)
    Application Form
    Recommendation Form
    (Accessed through MyFile; recommendation form will be available within 72 hours after you submit your application.)

    Other Requirement(s)
    • One academic reference from a nurse with a master's or doctoral degree; one from a nurse in a leadership position; one from an individual to whom you directly reported in the last six years
    • Transcript
    • Resume or CV
    • Statement of interest
    • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility for registration (or equivalent in home province). Photocopy will be accepted.
    • Membership from CNA, and carry liability protection with CNPS (Or the equivalent in the province where you reside). Photocopy will be accepted.
    Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.
    We encourage all applicants to submit complete documentation (including those submitted via MyFile - supplementary applications and referee recommendations) within two weeks of the application deadline. Review the Admissions process for timing.

    Completed Application Package means:

    1. Use York University's graduate studies online application
    2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile. All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package.
    Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.
    Mail or courier completed application package to:
    Mail

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    P.O. Box GA2300
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Courier

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3