Ending Your Master of Nursing Program Journey

Important Documents for Your Review

Program specific policies and regulations are available in:

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There are many important factors to consider as you complete your graduate program. Review the pages listed below for information that will be important resources for completing your program.

Project Route

Project Regulations
Students in the MN program who choose the project-route will develop the Project Proposal during the NURS 5150 – Project Development Seminar. At the first face-to-face gathering of that course, students will present project ideas and receive feedback from the course instructor and colleagues. During the second face-to-face meeting in NURS 5150, a project proposal colloquium will be held. 

Final Project Paper
The final Project Paper constitutes the major assigment for NURS 6002. Students will participate in project presentations on campus. Details regarding the final Project Paper are available in the Thesis Route section of the Master of Nursing Policies & Procedures. You will also need to review the Thesis and Project Paper Format Regulations section.

Thesis Route

Thesis Regulations
Students in the MN program will develop and present the Thesis Proposal in NURS 5160 – Thesis Proposal Seminar. Details regarding the proposals and other thesis regulations are available in the Thesis Route section of the Master of Nursing Policies & Procedures. You should also review the Thesis and Project Paper Format Regulations section.

Thesis Examination
You can find everything you need to know about the the Thesis Examination such as how to request a Thesis Oral Defence, how the Thesis is assessed, how to conduct the Thesis Oral Defence, and what to do after the Thesis Oral Defence in the Thesis Oral defence section of the Master of Nursing Policies & Procedures.

Final Thesis Submission
The final thesis is submitted via the e-thesis submission system through to DSpace at the University of Lethbridge. Details regarding the final thesis are available in the Thesis Route section of the Master of Nursing Policies & Procedures. See also E-Thesis Submission Steps.

Graduation

Once you have met all program requirements for graduation, you may apply for graduation from your program. Details regarding graduation, including graduation requirements, are available in the Master of Nursing Policies & Procedures.

Students must apply for graduation, by completing and submitting the online Application for Graduation. The SGS will submit the student’s name to Graduate Council for approval when all degree requirements have been met:

Graduation application deadlines:        

  • For Spring Convocation March 1
  • For Fall Convocation: August 1

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