Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Admission Requirements

Limited and selective admission

Two admission paths
  • Post-baccalaureate entry
  • Post-diploma entry
Post-baccalaureate entry criteria
  • Completed bachelor/baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.00 (B) (or 73%) in final two years (or 60 credits) of program. Normally candidates for the MN program will hold a completed baccalaureate degree in nursing or equivalent.
  • Program applicants are required to provide evidence of successful completion of an undergraduate introductory statistics course with a minimum C+ grade taken within five years prior to admission to MN program.
  • ENGL 1100 Composition with a minimum C+ grade (or equivalent).
Post-diploma entry criteria
  • Completion of a diploma nursing program (preparatory for registered nursing).
  • Program applicants are required to provide evidence of successful completion of an undergraduate introductory statistics course with a minimum C+ grade taken within five years prior to admission to MN program.
  • ENGL 1100 Composition with a minimum C+ grade (or equivalent)
  • Fifteen core required credits (five courses) from an approved Post-RN BScN courses from TRU or equivalent transferable courses with an grade-point-average of 3.67 (A-) on a 4.33 scale. Fifteen credits are to include the following five core courses from the former TRU Post-Diploma BScN program (or equivalent).
    • NURS 3170 Reflections on Caring Practice
    • NURS 3500 Health Promotion and Community Development
    • NURS 3600 Nursing Research
    • NURS 4300 Nurses Influencing Change
    • HLSC 3830 Global Health
All students
  • Verification of registration as an active practising nurse from the regulatory body of the jurisdiction where you live.
  • Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or valid student permit issued by Canada (indicating TRU as a place of study).
  • Two letters of reference: including one academic and one professional.
  • Official copies of all post-secondary transcripts.
English language proficiency
  • Students who have completed studies in a country where English is not the official language must also submit English language test scores. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) a minimum score of 7.0 and the following sub-test scores: Speaking 7.0, Writing 7.0, Listening 7.5, Reading 6.5.

or

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT: a minimum score of 100 (iBT) with no section below a 20 Paper-Based: 600 with a TWE of 5.0