Nursing (MScN)

Become an expert and gain the knowledge, values, attitudes and competencies reflecting the philosophy, nature and scope of nursing in northern rural and remote areas.

Overview

Understand the discovery, integration, application and dissemination of knowledge delimited by rigour and ethical integrity.

Students will develop a richer understanding of the discipline of nursing and its relationship to the context of health care service delivery and policy issues. The program also broadens learners' understanding of nursing by encouraging them to engage with scholars from other departments and disciplines as well as those with other professional experiences. 


MScN Thesis Stream

The Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) program produces graduates who have the knowledge, values, attitudes and competencies reflecting the philosophy, nature and scope of nursing in northern rural and remote areas. The learner will develop a richer understanding of the discipline of nursing and its relationship to the context of health care service delivery and policy issues. The program also broadens learners' understanding of nursing by encouraging them to engage with scholars from other departments and disciplines as well as those with other professional experiences. 


MScN for Post Nurse Practitioners

Laurentian University has developed an MScN program for people who have completed an NP diploma and are registered as NPs in Ontario. This is a course-based program.  Students will need to complete four core MScN courses and one 3 credit elective.

NOTE:  THE DEADLINE FOR ALL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS FEBRUARY 1 OF EACH YEAR.  APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DEADLINE, OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.

For admission requirements please visit: https://laurentian.ca/program/nursing-mscn/details#admission

Key Features

Students in the MScN program will complete a thesis, which places emphasis on developing research abilities.
Courses are offered by distance.

Career Opportunities

Education, home care, palliative care, nursing in various hospital units and healthcare settings, research.

Settings: Health Sciences North, Sudbury & District Health Unit, Community Care Access Centre, hospitals and clinics and post-secondary institutions across Ontario.

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Program Details

Faculty Members

Emily Donato

Emily Donato

School of Nursing
Robyn Gorham

Robyn Gorham

School of Nursing
Roberta Heale

Roberta Heale

School of Nursing
Judith Horrigan

Judith Horrigan

School of Nursing
Elena Hunt

Elena Hunt

School of Nursing
Irene Koren

Irene Koren

School of Nursing
Sylvie Larocque

Sylvie Larocque

School of Nursing
Phyllis Montgomery

Phyllis Montgomery

School of Nursing
Sharolyn Mossey

Sharolyn Mossey

School of Nursing
Roger Pilon

Roger Pilon

School of Nursing