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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is tuition?

Tuition for full-time domestic students is $15,000 per year. Tuition for part-time domestic students is $7,500 per year. Tuition for international students is $35,000 CAD per year. Students must pay ancillary fees, which vary from year to year (between $400-$1,100 per year depending on enrolment status).

Is financial assistance available?

Financial assistance information will be available in October 2021. In the interim, please reach out to financialaid@nosm.ca.

I am a permanent resident. Am I considered a domestic student?

Yes. Permanent residents pay domestic tuition fees.

I am an international student. Can I enroll as a part-time student?

International students can enroll as full-time students only.

Will a graduate degree interfere with obtaining a residency in the future?

No. It will not interfere with obtaining a residency in the future. If you are a resident at NOSM, on the approval of the Post-Graduate Program Director, you can be eligible for admission to the MMS program.

What are the research topics studied by Graduate Studies Supervisors and Co-Supervisors?

NOSM’s Faculty are primarily interested in research focused on medical education, distributed learning and health issues and challenges of Northern Ontario and rural communities. Research interests for our Graduate Studies Supervisors and Co-supervisors can be found here. Reach out to our Supervisors and Co-Supervisors – they would be more than happy to discuss and determine if their research program aligns with your research interests.

What are the information technology requirements?

The recommended computer hardware is:
720p+webcam
8GB RAM
Apple M1,
Intel i5,or i7 Processor
256GB solid state storage (SSD)
Google Chrome web-browser

The recommended home internet bandwidth speed is:
5 Mbps download
1.5 Mbps upload
Use speedtest.net to test the speed of your computer.

Can I use any web browser to access NOSM’s Intranet?

NOSM’s Intranet is supported by Google Chrome and Safari. No other browser is officially supported.

I have completed the program requirements in less than two years. Is there anything I need to know?

Yes. You can complete your program requirements in less than two years. However, you will need to pay the equivalent of two years of full-time tuition fees to graduate.

I enrolled part-time but I may complete the program requirements in less than three years. Can I?

Yes, you can. However, you will need to pay the equivalent of two years of full-time tuition fees to graduate.

I have questions. Who can I contact?

Please email graduatestudies@nosm.ca for program inquiries.