Nurses: Thinking of a PhD?

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HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT PURSUING PHD STUDIES IN NURSING?

PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION ON DOCTORAL STUDIES IN NURSING AT MCGILL:

When: Tuesday, December 6, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Ingram School of Nursing, 3506 University St., Wendy Patrick Room

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by Dec. 2, 2016 to: kathryn.weaver@mcgill.ca

Why pursue PhD studies in Nursing?

  • To help advance the discipline of nursing by contributing your expert knowledge and skills to the development of nursing theory and practice
  • To help fill the critical shortage of PhD-prepared nursing faculty in universities across North America
  • To meet the growing demands for PhD-prepared nurses in clinician-scientist roles and leadership positions in health services administration and health policy

What are the entry requirements for the PhD in Nursing program?

  • Have completed masters-level studies with either an undergraduate or master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3 (B + average) in undergraduate and master’s programs
  • Strong interest in contributing to the development of nursing knowledge and practice

What does the PhD program involve?

  • Completion of 3 required PhD-level nursing courses (Nursing theory; Quantitative research methods, Qualitative research methods) and a minimum of 3 additional graduate-level courses related to your specific research topic
  • Successful completion and defense of your PhD study
  • Participation in a variety of opportunities to develop scholarship and leadership skills (e.g., doctoral seminars, mentoring graduate students, working as a teacher or research assistance

How can I fund my studies?

  • The ISON is offering recruitment scholarships of minimum $20,000 for new students applying to begin in September 2017, with additional financial support available through teaching or research assistantships
  • PhD fellowships of up to $50,000/year are also available from a variety of funding agencies, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Fonds de recherche du Quebec, and the Quebec Nursing Intervention Research Network

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PHD PROGRAM IN NURSING, CONTACT:

Sonia Semenic, PhD Program Director, (514) 398-1281, sonia.semenic@mcgill.ca

And visit our website at:  http://www.mcgill.ca/nursing/programs/phd

The deadline for applications for beginning PhD studies in September 2017 is March 1, 2017

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