Post-Master Nurse Practitioner Diploma (PMNP)

The PMNP diploma is designed for nurses who have completed a Master’s degree in nursing and would like to pursue an exciting career as a nurse practitioner. Our innovative program is accessible to students across Canada through our flexible learning format.

The PMNP diploma program prepares nurses who are previously MN prepared to provide personalized, holistic, and high-quality healthcare to clients and patients across the lifespan. You will become a graduate prepared health professional who works autonomously to provide essential healthcare services within professional, ethical, clinical, and legal standards. 

Program Information Sessions:

November 21: MN and PMNP Program Info Session

December 5 : MN and PMNP Q&A Admission Application Workshop

December 12: MN and PMNP Q & A Financial Workshop

Watch our 2023 MN and PMNP Program Info Session


You will learn to integrate knowledge acquired in the program with the practice and theory of advanced nursing practice. A focus on therapeutic management, health promotion, disease/injury prevention, and other decision making, social, and psychological theories will prepare you to provide comprehensive health services to diverse populations in a variety of contexts and practice settings. 

The centrality of equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenous Reconciliation to NP practice is emphasized in the program. Global Health issues in Canada and around the world, such as the structural conditions that impact equity deserving groups and communities will be examined.

As a PMNP diploma program graduate you will join a growing international cohort of some of the world’s top nursing leaders and have an opportunity to connect with preceptors and mentors directly in the field.

N.B. We look forward to enrolling students to the single emphasis PMNP diploma program for the first time in Fall 2024, conditional upon approval.

Program Requirements

  • PMNP program is a hybrid online program with courses delivered online, three in-person on-campus residencies, and in-person practicum placements.

  • Virtual classrooms are combined with asynchronous and synchronous activities and discussions.

Practicums take place across four courses in the program. During the practicums, students will work with nurse practitioners in various hospital and community settings a wide variety of settings to learn about and begin to enact the role of a nurse practitioner. Students in the PMNP diploma program will complete all six (6) required courses focused on clinical and practice competencies. Courses are offered once per year and must be taken sequentially.

  Upon graduation, students are eligible to write the extended class registration exam approved by their provincial regulatory body. Although our program is recognized by Canadian governing bodies (e.g., College of Nurses of Ontario), students should ensure they are aware of any special provincial or territorial regulatory guidelines.

For further information on completing the requirements for extended class registration please see your provincial or territorial nursing registration body; in Ontario visit the College of Nurses of Ontario website.

Admission Requirements

Candidates are accepted under the general regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. The Post-Master NP program is highly competitive. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not ensure admission to the program. All English facility requirements must be met at the time of application. An interview may be required.

Minimum Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants must hold an MN degree or equivalent (MScN, MSN)
  • Applicants must have obtained at least a mid-B standing (75% or 3.0 GPA) in the final year of their MN degree AND must have obtained at least a B cumulative standing
  • Applicants seeking admission to the Nurse Practitioner field must also have worked a minimum of 3,900 clinical hours as an RN, equivalent to two years experience (placements as part of your BScN and MN degrees do not count)
  • Applicants must hold current registration as a Registered Nurse

Admission Interview

An interview with the Admissions Committee may be required. Should this be the case, we will contact you by email to arrange an in-person interview or, if this is not possible, a virtual interview. Interviews may take place any time between February and July.

Sessional Dates (For September 2023 intake)

Application for the September 2023 intake will be open on November 15, 2022 and will be accepted until April 30, 2023.


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Advanced Health Assessment and Therapeutic Management I

Advanced Health Assessment and Therapeutic Management II

Nurse Practitioners: Roles and Issues

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Upcoming Sessional Dates

MN-NP & PMNP year 2 final on campus residency (mandatory)

Starts: June 24, 2024

Ends: June 26, 2024

Meet the team

Bloomberg Nursing prides itself on providing our students with expert faculty in the field of nursing innovation and science. You will learn directly from nurses and nurse practitioners with a variety of clinical backgrounds.

Shan Mohammed, RN, MN, PhD

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Program Director, Master of Nursing

Heather Thomson, RN, MN, PhD

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
(Research and Study Leave)

Katherine Trip

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream,
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