Nursing

MScN

  • In the Advanced Clinical Nursing field students will explore the human experience of health, well-being, illness and healing within the context of individuals, families, groups and communities.
  • Selected concepts such as health promotion, illness prevention, stress appraisal, and coping resources will be examined through critical appraisal of the literature in nursing and related disciplines.
  • Students will have the opportunity to develop evidence-based knowledge and skills required to manage the complex health needs of Canada’s multicultural population through health promotion and illness prevention or adaptation to illness and injury.
  • In the Nursing Leadership field students will explore concepts of contemporary nursing leadership in management, research and education. Students will critically appraise and synthesize a variety of educational, environmental, and political issues that influence the Canadian health care system.
  • Students will have the opportunity to develop skills necessary to impact policy and decision-making relevant to the profession of nursing, in particular, and the health care system in general.
  • The Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) is a thesis - based degree program, and has two specialization/field options: Advanced Clinical Practice Nursing Field and Nursing Leadership Field.

MN

  • In the Advanced Clinical Nursing field students will explore the human experience of health, well-being, illness and healing within the context of individuals, families, groups and communities.
  • Selected concepts such as health promotion, illness prevention, stress appraisal, and coping resources will be examined through critical appraisal of the literature in nursing and related disciplines.
  • Students will have the opportunity to develop evidence-based knowledge and skills required to manage the complex health needs of Canada’s multicultural population through health promotion and illness prevention or adaptation to illness and injury.
  • In the Nursing Leadership field students will explore concepts of contemporary nursing leadership in management, research and education.
  • Students will critically appraise and synthesize a variety of educational, environmental, and political issues that influence the Canadian health care system.
  • Students will have the opportunity to develop skills necessary to impact policy and decision-making relevant to the profession of nursing, in particular, and the health care system in general
  • In the primary health care nurse practitioner field, students will be prepared to provide collaborative and autonomous primary health care to individuals, groups or communities, with an emphasize on health promotion as well as illness/injury prevention.
  • Students will develop advanced assessment, diagnostic and clinical reasoning skills in preparation for ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, communicating diagnoses, prescribing pharmaceuticals, and performing other specific controlled procedures.

PhD

  • The PhD program, focusing on health outcomes and health services research, will involve four years of full -time study. It will combine coursework, comprehensive exams and a dissertation.
  • This program will prepare graduates to assume leadership roles in academic and practice settings.
  • Research and scholarly activities will prepare graduates to contribute to nursing practice, the design and delivery of health care, and policy development.
  • The PhD program will normally involve four years of full - time study consisting of course work (most of it in Year 1).
  • The dissertation requires independent, original research and makes up at least two thirds of the time normally required for the program.

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Practice Oncology/Palliative Care

  • Note: admissions for this program are suspended as of Fall 2017

Graduate Diploma - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner

  • 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 a Master's degree (Nursing or health related degree preferred).

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall:

M.Sc.N., M.N., M.N. (Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner) and Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner: February 1

Graduate Diploma in Advanced Practice Oncology/Palliative Care: suspended


Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100


Minimum IELTS: 7.0


Minimum Pearson: 68


Minimum CELBAN: Writing 7, Speaking 8, Listening 10, Reading 8

Additional Requirements

Submit documentation as instructed by the Faculty of Nursing


General admission requirements for all Graduate Programs

Scholarships and Funding


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