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Graduate Certificate Advanced Nursing Practice I

University of Calgary

University of Calgary

www.ucalgary.ca
The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing Practice I and II are designed to provide advanced nursing practice knowledge and practical experience for registered nurses who wish to acquire specialized skills. The certificates will strengthen nursing professionals' knowledge and skills that are specific to their area of practice, and will support them to integrate role dimensions that include advanced clinical skills, organizational leadership, research, education, professional development and consultation to impact patient, provider and health system outcomes.
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2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada

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  • Program Type Graduate
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ admission requirements, all applicants must meet the following requirements:


a) A four-year Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing baccalaureate degree preferred.

Other bachelor’s degrees from recognized institutions will be considered on an individual basis.
Degrees and grades from foreign institutions are evaluated for their equivalency to those of the University of Calgary.

b) Evidence of active nursing registration in Alberta through the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) or active nursing registration in their province or territory of employment. Registered Psychiatric Nurses are expected to provide proof of active registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta (CRPNA) or equivalent.

c) A minimum GPA of 3.00 (on the University of Calgary four-point system). This is based on the last two years of post-secondary study consisting of a minimum of 60 units.

d) In order of priority, preference will be given to applicants who:

Hold an active nursing registration in the Province of Alberta;
Hold an active nursing registration in a Canadian province or territory of employment;
International students.

e) For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English, submit a minimum TOEFL score of 97 (Internet-based test); IELTS score of 7.0; PTE score of 68; or a CAEL overall score of 70 (no less than 70 on reading and writing sections). This requirement can also be met by completing the Academic Communication Certificate with a minimum grade of "A-" in writing courses.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

  • Tuition $9,624.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $4,248.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,932.00 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) Eligibility

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 September 03, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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