Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner - Prospective Students

*MN-NP applications are currently open for September 2015 admission*

Online MN-NP applications must be submitted by December 1st. All supplemental documentation (transcripts, references,CV) must be received by the UBC School of Nursing by January 15th 2015

"Putting Scholarship Into Practice"

Graduates of the UBC School of Nursing MN-NP program are:

  • advanced practice nurses who are able to assess, diagnose and treat common and predictable conditions experienced across the lifespan
  • prepared to practice collaboratively and autonomously in primary care settings
  • practitioners who possess theoretical knowledge and advanced skills
  • knowledgeable about health care issues
  • responsive to the changing health care needs of Canadian society
  • interpreters and appliers of new knowledge generated to improve practice

Students in the UBC School of Nursing, Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner (MN-NP) Program study with professors and clinicians at the forefront of primary care. The Family Nurse Practitioner Program is a two year full-time on-campus program, which leads to the degree of Master of Nursing. The program, recognized by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, leads to eligibility for licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in BC.

Academic Requirements:

The UBC Faculty of Graduate Studies sets the standard for admissions requirements. Please click the link below for domestic and international requirements for the Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner Program.

The minimum admission requirements for the MN-NP Program include:

  • You must be a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Nursing.
  • You must provide evidence of eligibility for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of BC. Providing a current and active CRNBC registration number as part of your application will suffice.
  • You must have 2-3 years of clinical practice experience at the post-baccalaureate level (after graduation);
  • You must have a minimum GPA of 76% (B+) at third and fourth year levels
  • You must have first class standing (80% or above) in 12 credits or more of Nursing courses.
  • You must provide letters of reference that indicate the ability for excellence in clinical performance and readiness to shift to a more independent context of practice;

Applicants will be nurses registered in the province of BC. For information about the MN-NP Program please visit our website at and choose Graduate Students. To determine the academic requirements for a student with International credentials, click on this link and then scroll down to the bottom of the page and then select a country to view the minimum requirements for admission required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

For Application Support

Mr. Drew St. Laurent, Recruitment & Graduate Admissions Officer, will answer questions about the online application process, course registration, and course scheduling.

Please telephone +001- 604-822-7446 OR facsimile +001-604-822-7466. Email:

Drew St. Laurent - Recruitment and Graduate Admissions Officer
School of Nursing
University of British Columbia
T201-2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 2B5

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