NursingWestern Health Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing (MScN)


Western's Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) program is the longest standing graduate nursing program in Canada and provides the basis for leadership in professional Nursing and the foundation for doctoral studies. Students normally complete this program in two years of full-time or three years of part-time study.

This flexible research-based program provides opportunities for co-op study as well as the option to fast-track to the PhD Program after the first year of full-time study.

Students in the MScN program are admitted to one of the three unique fields of study listed below but are encouraged to take courses from other nursing fields and disciplines to broaden their knowledge base.

Research Progams & Fields of Study

Program Objectives

The goals of the program are to facilitate leadership in the: