Master of Science in Nursing (MScN)

Dalhousie University School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing program that is framed within a philosophy of primary health care that recognizes the unique strengths and contributions of individuals, families, and communities.

The Master of Science in Nursing program initiates the preparation for a career in research and/or academia. Students are mentored to develop critical perspectives and complete a thesis. Students will engage in discovery within the strategic research foci of the School of Nursing:  the health needs of people, health workforce and health systems planning, marginalized populations and health equity, and knowledge translation. Students are provided with the opportunity to work in research teams within and across disciplines.

The program of study is comprised of four theory courses and an intermediate statistics courses (for a total of 15 credit hours) and a 12-credit hour thesis.