University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies


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School:University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Nursing Education
Description:The College of Nursing’s doctoral program promotes the development of outstanding scholars with emerging programs of research focused on health issues among diverse populations. Our program integrates areas of philosophy of science and knowledge translation along with health care services, systems, and policy research as a foundation to nurture health researchers within the discipline of nursing.
URL:Nursing at University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A master’s degree, preferably in nursing. Other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Completion of these three courses (9 credit hours) or equivalent: NURS 7320: Philosophy of Nursing Science, NURS 7210: Qualitative Research Methods and NURS 7220: Quantitative Research Methods

    Exceptional Master of Nursing (MN) students from the University of Manitoba who wish to apply to the PhD program before completing the MN program must have completed the above three courses as well as NURS 7340: Evidence Informed Practice (for a total of 12 credit hours).

    Students in the PhD in Nursing program will receive approval for admission based on their prior academic and professional performance, research focus, demonstrated leadership and clear readiness to engage in the program. There is an expectation that the students are sufficiently self-directed to pace themselves within the course requirements and time-to-completion policies.
  • Application Notes : Ph.D. applicants require a Master’s degree, preferably in Nursing. Other qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 10, 2022