Nursing

Master of Nursing (MN)



Program Websites


Program Contact

Shayna McKay (smckay27@uwo.ca)
Graduate Program Assistant

FIMS & Nursing Building

Western University
Room 3308
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

t. 519.661.2111 x83409

The Master of Nursing - Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice program (MN-Leadership) program prepares students to be leaders in an increasingly complex health care system, with a focus on transferrable core knowledge. Course delivery is a hybrid of online learning with several days of on-site residency during each term. The Master of Nursing - Primary Health Care Nursing Practice program (MN-PHCNP) program utilizes a combination of on-site and distance learning and offers full- and part-time options in collaboration with a consortium of Ontario universities.

Program Length

  • One year - four years

Program Design

  • Full-time study
  • Part-time study

Admission Requirements

Both general and program-specific requirements must be met to be considered for admission. All programs have one intake annually, beginning in September.

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • GPA of 78 per cent (B+) or higher.
  • Undergraduate preparation in research and statistics.
  • RN registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and able to practice without restrictions (MN-Leadership international applicants exempted; no exemptions for MN-PHCNP).
  • Completion of the equivalent of two years full-time nursing clinical practice experience (3,640 hours) within the past five years (MN-PHCNP applicants only).

Additional Requirements

  • International students must meet English language fluency requirements.

Application Deadline

  • February 1
Acceptance notification begins at the end of March.

Fields of Research

  • Advanced Primary Health Care Nursing Practice
  • Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice