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Master of Science in Nursing [M.S.N]

 2 years
 full time
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 14,118 

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Program Description

  • York University’s Master of Science in Nursing is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
  • York’s Nursing program is offered on both part-time and full-time teaching basis and it is also offered a thesis-based and course-based graduate degree.
  • Master of Nursing at York University is a unique program developed in response to changing attitudes towards the practice of healthcare.
  • This Master’s degree mainly focuses on advanced theoretical and applied knowledge which helps students to be perfect in their careers.
  • The main components of this Master’s degree are:
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    • Introductory Psychology 
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Nrsg Praxis & Prof Care IV
    • Health and Healing IV
  • If the student applying for the course option, they must take at least 30 credit hours of graduate work (typically 10 courses).
  • As it is a thesis-based program, students should complete at least 15 credit hours of graduate work (typically 5 courses).
  • 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.
  • Teachers and students in the MScN program are partners in a dynamic, collaborative process of discovery that includes dialogue, modeling, practice, reflective thinking, and experiential group process.
  • The Nursing degree at York University will provide students with a solid foundation of research skills and an ability to critically analyze and contribute to life-enhancing change in the health care system, including through study in the field of Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner.
  • For this Master of Nursing Program, the student to teacher ratio is 35:1, which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
  • Some of the job opportunities that students get after graduation from this Nursing program are:
    • Clinic or medical center
    • Community healthcare organization
    • Hospital head nurses, etc

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 34,036 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Required a bachelor’s degree of 90 credits (with or without honors) in Nursing or in similar medical fields.
  • Similar fields include a bachelor’s degree in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.
  • Minimum grade point ‘B’ (70% – 74%) is required to enroll in this Master of Nursing program at York University.
  • 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 student directly reported in the last six years (Like parent or guardian).
  • Membership from CNA, and carry liability protection with CNPS (Or the equivalent in the province where students reside). A photocopy will be accepted.
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligibility for registration (or equivalent in the home province). A photocopy will be accepted.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students do not require any kind of work experience for this particular Nursing program at York University.
  • If students have any work experience then the chances of accepting the applications are more.

Immunization requirements:

  • Varicella 
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis immunization
  • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza Vaccination

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply to the Master of Nursing at York University if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution or NAAC-accredited institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution. 

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.

Application Deadline

Jan 15

Scores Required

100 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$14118$14118
Health insurance$650$650
Books fees$2250$2250
Total fees$17018$17018

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750
Personal expenses$ 1,875


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2018

Ranked #151/ 300

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study


  • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study


  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.


  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

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