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Psychiatric Nursing

Grant MacEwan University

www.macewan.ca

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences - ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Faculties focus on teaching, and many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally-recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity that enhances their teaching and the curriculum - and creates opportunities for student involvement in research.

The university offers a broad complement of programs comprised of bachelor and applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. Faculties and schools offer programming in fine arts and communications; health and community studies; liberal arts and sciences; and business.

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10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J2P2, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 3 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION

Applicants may be admitted through one of the following:

  1. Regular Admission
  2. Mature Admission
  3. Previous Post-Secondary Work

 

In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Spoken English Proficiency

 

Regular Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:

  • ELA 30-1
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30 or Science 30
  • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 31
  • 1 Group A, B or C course

 

Applicants with 9 to 23 university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Mature Admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar applicants must:

  • be 20 years of age or older
  • have been out of full-time high school at least 1 year by the beginning of the intake term.
  • have a minimum overall average of 65%, with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
    • ELA 30-1
    • Biology 30
    • Chemistry 30 or Science 30
    • Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 31

      Note:
      • For Mature Admission only, another Group C course grade could be used to replace the Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 31 grade in the calculation of the competitive average.

 

Applicants with 9 to 23 university-level credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Previous Post-Secondary Work

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.

Applicants must have successfully completed the following from a recognized institution:

  • A minimum of 24 university-level credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have completed the required core courses listed under the Regular or Mature Admission category.

 

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

English Language Proficiency

English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. In addition, the university will require official documents such as 1 of the following:

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation

 

Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Spoken English Proficiency

Spoken English Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories

Applicants who speak English as a second language – regardless of citizenship – are required to submit official documents such as high school, post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.

Other Admission Criteria

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar. Applicable to all admission categories.

Applicants who have had one unsatisfactory academic record must meet the admission requirements under the Previous Post-Secondary Work admission category.

Applicants who have two or more unsatisfactory academic records from any post-secondary program or institution will not be considered for admission or re-admission to the Program. For the purpose of admission or re-admission, an unsatisfactory record is defined as a transcript with the notation ‘required to withdraw’ or equivalent.

To be evaluated through the Program. Applicable to all admission categories.

Applicants offered admission to the program are required to present a clear Police Information Check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search. The Police Information Check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.

Conditionally accepted applicants who have had a break in the continuity of their nursing program or who completed a portion of a nursing program through another institution may have to meet additional course requirements to establish course currency and/or course equivalence.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,480.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,630.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,211.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 05, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.

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