Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization

Full Time

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization

Lakehead University
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  • 6.0 FCE
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  • Campus
    BASED
  • Masters
    DEGREE

Introduction

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization is a Masters program taught at Lakehead University, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization from Lakehead University you are required to complete 6.0 FCE credit hours. After completion of Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Nurse, Nurse Practitioner.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization at Lakehead University for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by Lakehead University.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by Lakehead University as pre-requiste for admission in Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Specialization.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

Applicants for admission must be graduates of a recognized university, college, or institute as well as show evidence of scholarly achievement. Except where otherwise stated in the Admission Requirements of a particular program, degree students must have a four year bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not necessarily guarantee admission. No candidate will be admitted unless the academic unit recommends admission. All applicants will be advised by the Office of Graduate Studies in writing of their admission status.

Courses Units

You need to complete 6.0 FCE credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/programs/graduate/programs/masters-specialization/nursing-practitioner/node/62514

More Information

The Master of Nursing (MN) program is a coursework master’s program, which includes a clinical placement component. The MN Nurse Practitioner specialization is primarily intended to prepare students interested in completing the MN Nurse Practitioner program that leads to licensure as a Registered Nurse (Extended Class) nurse practitioner. 

The goals of the Master of Nursing program are to educate Nurse Practitioners to:

1. synthesize in-depth knowledge and theory related to advanced nursing practice;

2. design and implement advanced nursing practice with diverse clients;

3. demonstrate enhanced skills in critical appraisal and research methodologies to contribute to nursing research;

4. demonstrate leadership skills to influence change in nursing and health care, and

5. engage in therapeutic relational practice with individuals, families, communities, and interprofessional care providers.

Students in the MN Nurse Practitioner program may complete the core Master of Nursing courses (Nursing Philosophy/Theory, Qualitative Research Methods, Statistics and Quantitative Research) in either face-to-face classroom or through technology-enabled synchronous delivery using Zoom.

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