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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements Effective September 2017

A. Course-based Master's 

1. Core courses
  • NURS 5100 3.0: Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • NURS 5200 3.0: Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing
  • NURS 5300 3.0: Quantitative Research Methods in Nursing Science
  • NURS 5700 3.0: Applied Intermediate Statistics OR
    NURS 5750 3.0: Interpretation & Data Analysis
  • NURS 5400 3.0: Advanced Nursing Practicum
  • NURS 5500 3.0: Nursing Research Development and Knowledge Mobilization
2. Electives
Three half-courses at the graduate level, of which at least two are inside nursing
B. Thesis Option
Available to academically strong students, with an identified faculty member who is appropriate and available to supervise the student.
1. Core courses
  • NURS 5100 3.0: Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • NURS 5200 3.0: Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing
  • NURS 5300 3.0: Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing Science
  • NURS 5700 3.0: Applied Intermediate Statistics OR
    NURS 5750 3.0: Interpretation & Data Analysis
  • NURS 5400 3.0: Advanced Nursing Practicum
2. Electives
One half-course, inside nursing, at the graduate level
3. Thesis
NURS 6100: Thesis
4. Colloquium
The non-credit colloquium course, NURS 6300: Expressions of Nursing Scholarship, is compulsory for all MScN candidates and is taken concurrently with NURS 6100: Thesis.

Degree Requirements Prior to September 2017

A. Course-based Master's 

1. Core courses
  • NURS 5100 6.0: Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • NURS 5200 3.0: Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing
  • NURS 5300 3.0: Quantitative Research Methods in Nursing Science
  • NURS 5400 3.0: Advanced Nursing Practicum
  • NURS 5500 3.0: Nursing Research Development and Knowledge Mobilization
2. Electives
Three half-courses at the graduate level, of which at least two are inside nursing
B. Thesis Option 
Available to academically strong students, with an identified faculty member who is appropriate and available to supervise the student.
1. Core courses
  • NURS 5100 6.0: Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • NURS 5200 3.0: Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing
  • NURS 5300 3.0: Quantitative Research Methods in Nursing Science
  • NURS 5400 3.0: Advanced Nursing Practicum
2. Electives
One half-course, inside nursing, at the graduate level
3. Thesis
NURS 6100: Thesis
4. Colloquium
The non-credit colloquium course, NURS 6300: Expressions of Nursing Scholarship, is compulsory for all MScN candidates and is taken concurrently with NURS 6100: Thesis.

Updated on June 21st, 2017.