Health Sciences Calendar
2005 - 2006

5.5 Graduate Programs

5.5.1 Programs Offered

Graduate Diploma in Nursing

The graduate diploma in nursing prepares students with completed graduate studies in the discipline and experience in a
specialty area to assume new roles as nurse practitioners. The program of study focuses on the acquisition of advanced level knowledge from the biomedical sciences and application of knowledge in the context of the nurse practitioner role.

Master's Program: Master of Science (Applied)

The objective of this program is to prepare specialists in nursing able to participate in the development, implementation and management of services in all domains of health care. Opportunity is provided for the advanced clinical study of nursing, and for incorporating research and evaluation methods in the investigation of nursing problems.

Students entering the Master's program may select between two streams of study. The clinical stream is intended to prepare students for clinical nurse specialist or nurse practitioner roles in selected area. The adjunct stream is available for students wishing to plan an individual program of study in such areas as nursing administration or international health.

Doctoral Studies: Ph.D. in Nursing

The School of Nursing of McGill University and the Faculté des Sciences Infirmières of the Université de Montréal offer a joint doctorate program leading to a Ph.D. in Nursing. This program is offered in English at McGill.

The program is designed to train nurse scientists who will make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the
discipline of nursing and assume a leadership role both in the
profession and in the health care system.

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