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Master of Nursing [M.N]

 2 years
 33 Credits
 full time
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Regina

$ 6,463 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • Master of Nursing at the University of Regina is offered as a 2-years (4 sessions) program.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
  • The program consists of a Thesis, a project, course work, and an optional internship.
  • A student is required to complete a minimum of 60 credits successfully. 
  • Major components for this program are:
    • Knowledge of nursing theory
    • Practice with legal authority and autonomy
    • Perform specific medical procedures
    • The clinical diagnostic and therapeutic knowledge
  • The student to faculty ratio for the nursing program is 20:1.
  • This course is accredited by CASN (Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing).
  • A student could choose Mental Health, Geriatrics, Indigenous Studies, Palliative Care, Maternity, Med/Surg, Pediatrics.
  • The thesis-based master’s program provides the introduction to scholarly activities and research and is generally critical to students intending further study at the doctoral level.
  • The course-based master’s program is intended to broaden the perspective and expand advanced knowledge in a particular discipline or professional field. 
  • Project options are categorized as informal evaluations, and informal defenses are not vetted through the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. 
  • Students may have job opportunities as Nurse Practitioner, Nurse practitioners act as primary care providers, Nurse Anesthetist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • The average salary goes up to 35,000 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits33
Fees$ 17,410 for 2 years or 33 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Regina
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • An overall grade point average of 75% in the last 60 credit hours of most recent post-secondary studies
  • Completion of an approved baccalaureate nursing program
  • Students have to complete an undergraduate degree, normally in Nursing.
  • Completion of a minimum of two (2) years of clinical practice experience as an RN within the last five years
  • Institutional TOEFL is not accepted.
  • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 (B grade).
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and GRE to get admission in this program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students have at least two years of experience in a focused clinical area to be demonstrated on a CV.
  • For the thesis-based Nursing program, admission is offered based upon publications, participation in research projects, and academic awards.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Students with a marginally lower four-year average may be accepted if their performance in the last two complete years is significantly higher (75% or more)
  • 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.

Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Two Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.

Application Deadline

Mar 15

Scores Required

70 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$6463$6463
Total fees$8705$8705

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 4,803
Food$ 1,329

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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
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VISA & Work Study


  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can find employment on-campus or off-campus while studying at the University of Regina is a great way to get valuable work experience, gain skills to help them find jobs after their graduation, develop connections and relationships, and help their financial situation.
  • Students can work up to 20 hours per week. Working more than 20 hours per week is a violation of their study permit conditions.
  • Student visa holders in Canada may gain work experience by working off-campus while completing their studies.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/Job opportunities after Master in nursing:

  • Nurse Practitioner. Nurse practitioners act as primary care providers
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Midwife

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