McMaster University

McMaster University

Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

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About Us

Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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Quick Links

Student Testimonials

Meet Our Graduates

MUNSS: Nursing Students Society

Undergraduate Program:

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BScN Overview

Clinical Practice

Academic Advising - Current Students

BScN Non-academic Requirements

Specialty Program:

Leadership & Management Program

Graduate Program:

Graduate Program



Closer to home: The future of nursing in Ontario

August 24, 2016 - Ontario is planning to spend more on healthcare at home and in clinics. What does this mean for patients and nurses? McMaster nursing student Boey Chak weighs in on the future of community nursing in Ontario.

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Insulin delivery is changing

August 24, 2016 - “The future is here in insulin delivery,” says Lisa Maks, an Assistant Clinical Professor in McMaster School of Nursing and a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences (Juravinski site).

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Lifetime achievement award for Ruth Schofield

July 22, 2016 - Ruth Schofield has been selected for the 2016 Community Health Nurses of Canada Honorary Lifetime Membership.

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Leadership and Management Program celebrates success

July 12, 2016 - Are people born with leadership DNA? Or do they learn to lead?

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CIHR award will support research into Indigenous health

July 12, 2016 - Amy Wright, a PhD student in the School of Nursing, has won a significant CIHR fellowship.

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Nursing team wins Education Innovations Award

July 5, 2016 - A team led by Dr. Ruth Chen, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, recently won the Faculty of Health Sciences “Education Innovations Award”. The team will develop a Web app to help nursing students develop Entry-to-Practice competencies in pediatric nursing.

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Alumni Profile: Sarah Voorberg

June 29, 2016 - From Hamilton to Switzerland to England... Her McMaster nursing degree is a passport to the world.

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