Nursing Graduate Admission Requirements in Canada
Prequisites and other requirements to become accepted to a Canadian university graduate and/or postgraduate degree program in Nursing.
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Prerequisites for Graduate Studies in Nursing
To be admitted to a Master's-level program in nursing, students must have completed an undergraduate degree in nursing with at least a B+ average. They must also be licensed as a current RN. Experience in nursing (often 1-2 years) is also required prior to admission.
To be admitted to a Doctoral program in nursing, students must have completed a Master's degree in nursing or a related field with at least a B+ average. They must also be licensed as a current RN.
First Aid and CPR certification, as well as updated immunizations, are often required for nursing programs. Since many programs require a clinical placement, a criminal record check and child abuse registry check may be carried out prior to admission.
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