Admission requirements include the high school subjects or post-secondary equivalents you need to complete and the minimum grades you need to achieve to be considered for admission into this program. Along with academic criteria, you will need to ensure additional admission criteria are met.


You must meet the following requirements to apply for Fall 2018 intake.

Categories of admission

Applicants may be admitted to the following:

Regular admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must present a nursing diploma or degree and be actively registered in Canada as a Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse with a practice permit and eligibility to write the Canadian Registered Nurse Exam (CRNE) or licensed as a nurse in another country and have received a practice permit from their professional jurisdiction.


Additional admission criteria

All applicants must meet the following:

1. English language proficiency

To 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. We will require official documents such as high school or 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

Learn more about English language proficiency


2. Other admission criteria

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

Applicants must present a current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Level C certificate.

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How to apply

We want your admission experience to be successful and straightforward. To help you along the way, we've prepared a step-by-step guide to the admission process.