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International Applicants

McMaster School of Nursing is world renowned for it's reputation in nursing education. According to the 2019 QS World Ranking by Subject, the nursing program was ranked as the 15th best school to study nursing in the world. The School is proud to graduate about 500 students per year with a BScN degree from McMaster University. 

The School of Nursing welcomes International students from around the world. Please visit the McMaster International website to learn more: Interested applicants will need to apply through the regular admissions process: Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC).  

English Language Requirements

Interested applicants should review the English Language requirements: If you require further information please contact the Registrar's Office at (905) 525-4600. 

Nursing Licensure Requirements

All graduates of a BScN program who wish to practice in Canada are required to pass a registration exam. Registration and the designation of the title Registered Nurse (RN) is regulated in Ontario by the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). To qualify to write the licensing exam graduates must provide proof of Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status, or authorization under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) to practice nursing. For more details please visit CNO.


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