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Submitted by kathleen.local on Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:22pm

Most of the policies and procedures in the Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Nursing fall under the regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please see the field below for a list of the policies and procedures and link to the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

The balance of the policies below are specific to the Faculty of Nursing.

Advanced Master's Project (NURS 633 & 634)


CPR Certification Policy

Faculty of Graduate Studies

  • Appeals
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Examinations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leave of Absences
  • Supervision (Handbooks of Supervision and Examination)
  • Thesis

Faculty of Nursing - supervisors

1. Faculty of Nursing Graduate Supervisory Policy


Graduate Assistantship

  • GAT - Graduate Assistantship Teaching
  • GAR - Graduate Research Scholarship

For Graduate Assistantship collective agreement and policies, please view

New Candidacy Regulations

New FGS Candidacy Regulations are now in effect. Faculty of Nursing’s new candidacy requirements are approved and effective starting September 1, 2015. Current students will have the choice to follow old or new candidacy requirements. Students admitted before September 1 can choose to meet old or new candidacy requirements, and students admitted for Fall 2015 will have to meet the new candidacy requirements. Plan early! It's important to know which set of regulations you plan to follow so you can adequately prepare for your candidacy examination. Consult with your supervisor(s) early to understand your options.

Nurse Practitioner

Attire for Students and Faculty in the Clinical Setting (Nurse Practitioner Program) PDF

Progress Reports

Progress Reports are mandatory and must be completed on an annual basis, normally in the month of May.

  • Course-based students are sent a report from the Graduate Program Office as an attachment. 
  • Continuing MN thesis and doctoral students complete an electronic Progress Report through their Student Centre in MyUofC from the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

CARNA registration

Throughout your program, all nursing graduate students must hold active nursing registration in Alberta through CARNA - College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta.