UBC's full-time, two-year Master of Nursing-Nurse Practitioner program fully prepares you to practice nursing collaboratively and autonomously in primary health care.

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to take a lead in responding to Canadian health care issues and needs and improving primary care practice.



Graduates of the MN-NP Program are advanced practice nurses who are prepared to:

  • practice autonomously and as interprofessional team members in primary care settings;
  • assess, diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions experienced across the lifespan;
  • initiate interventions in urgent, emergent, and life-threatening situations;
  • respond to the changing health care needs of Canadian society;
  • interpret and apply evidence-informed knowledge to improve practice


Interested in learning more?  MN-NP Program Structure.


Practice e-Portfolio Resources

In addition to reviewing learning goals and performance expectations for the duration of your program, highlight student experience expectations further with preceptors, clinical teams, and during patient interactions.



Course Description

NURS 596 - Primary Care Project (3 credits) is a scholarly project that addresses a focus area for nurse practitioners (NP). The project is based on a critical review of the literature and clearly integrates theory with practice.  The intent is to produce a product that improves NP practice. Students are encouraged to begin thinking about the project in the first term of the program.


Program Completion

The checklist below will guide you through the steps for MN-NP program completion.  The checklist is a guide for students and their supervising faculty, and it outlines each party’s responsibility as it relates to the completion of NURS 596 requirements. 

Checklist for Students Submitting a Culminating Project (NURS 596)

Viewing Completed Graduate Projects

To access completed culminating projects, refer to the UBC's Open Library Collections.

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