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Graduate Diploma - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner

What is a Nurse Practitioner?


What is the Nurse Practitioner Program?

Information about the Program:

The Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Windsor is approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario ( Current graduates from this program are eligible to apply for Extended Class registration as a Nurse Practitioner in Ontario. See flyer for details.

This program is only for students who have a completed BScN (or equivalent nursing degree, e.g. BN, etc.), with a current Registered Nurse (RN) status, and a completed  Master's degree (Nursing or health related degree preferred). If you do not have a completed Master's degree, you may apply to the Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Field.

Other Resources and Information:

Admission Requirements and Application Procedure:

Admission requirements for the Ontario NP Program.

  1. Please read/review the application instructions and download the appropriate forms prior to applying.
  2. Online Application
  3. Application deadline: February 1, with all required documents.

Contact Information:

Anne Dennahower
Graduate Secretary
Faculty of Nursing
519.253.3000, x2260


Dr. Laurie Freeman
Associate Professor and PHCNP Graduate Coordinator
Faculty of Nursing
519.253.3000, x2278

Fax: 519.973.7084