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MN Thesis Stream

Program Requirements

Ryerson’s Master of Nursing Thesis Stream is a challenging, research-intensive, full-time program for students pursuing careers in advanced nursing research and evidence-based practice.

As a student, you’ll choose a Field of Study based on your particular research interests:

Leadership in Health Care Policy and Education: Prepares students for nursing leadership roles.  Covers advanced nursing knowledge in health services, systems, and policy. 

Health and Illness of Individuals and Communities: Prepares students for health promotion, patient care, and community and public health roles.  Covers advanced knowledge in nursing, theories of health and illness, and enhancing and promoting health. 

The Master of Nursing Thesis Stream curriculum covers theory, research and practice, providing a solid, balanced advanced nursing education. 

The program is made up of a Thesis, 5 required Core courses, and 1 required Field of Study course.​  As part of the required courses, students complete 192 practicum hours.  Find full course information.

Students have up to 6 terms to complete 10 course credits.  Courses run year-round.

Ryerson’s programs are demanding.  If you’ll be working full-time while completing your thesis, we encourage you to try to make arrangements with your employer for some accommodation.