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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Nursing

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

The PhD in Nursing focuses on the advancement of knowledge, practice, and education in Nursing.

A student who has obtained a master's degree at McGill University or at an approved institution elsewhere may, on the recommendation of the School, be registered in the second year of the Ph.D. program.

Each student's program is designed with the thesis supervisor taking into account the student's previous academic preparation, needs, and research interests.

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • NUR2 701 Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral students in order to achieve candidacy status and continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Lambert, Sylvie (Fall) Lambert, Sylvie (Winter)

  • NUR2 702 Quantitative Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of various experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational, and survey designs with particular focus on the use of these designs in nursing research.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Gélinas, Céline (Winter)

  • NUR2 706 Qualitative Nursing Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced examination of the utilization of qualitative research in nursing.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restriction: Enrolled in Ph.D. in Nursing or permission of instructor

  • NUR2 711 PhD Seminar 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Presentation of specialty topics and evolving proposals for peer review.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Semenic, Sonia Elizabeth (Winter)

  • NUR2 712 PhD Seminar 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Presentation of specialty topics and evolving proposals for peer review.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • NUR2 713 PhD Seminar 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Presentation of specialty topics and evolving proposals for peer review.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • NUR2 730 Theory Development in Nursing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Examination of the epistemological foundations of nursing knowledge, with a critical review of the dominant tradition in nursing knowledge (i.e, scientific theory) as well as alternate paradigms for the development of nursing knowledge.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Sofronas, Marianne; Frechette, Julie (Fall)

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits of courses at the 500 level or higher chosen in consultation with the thesis supervisor.

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