Full-time: 24 months
Part-time: 48 months
Coursework and Thesis
The Nursing major in the Master of Science program provides students with solid groundwork in conducting nursing research. It also establishes a foundation regarding the uptake of knowledge (knowledge transference) to clinical practice.
If you are currently an RN, RNP, or RPN in Canada, please apply to the Master of Nursing program.
Full-time or part-time study is available to students. Four courses are required in the first year:
- HLSC 5100: Research Methods (Fall term)
- HLSC 5200: Philosophy of Inquiry (Fall term)
- HLSC 5300: Advanced Statistics (Spring term)
- HLSC 5400: Advanced Qualitative Analysis (Spring term)
These courses are usually offered in a three-hour block, once a week. Statistics also has an additional three-hour lab. Students must maintain a minimum grade of 2.7 (B-) in all courses. For graduation, students must have a minimum cumulative program grade point average of 3.0 (B).