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



Nursing students represent McMaster at conference in India

Feb. 14, 2017 - A team of nine nursing students attended the International Women’s and Children’s Health Conference at Manipal University, India. The conference was hosted by Manipal School of Nursing and welcomed over 500 delegates from 19 countries.

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Nurse practitioner program in high schools secures new funding

Feb. 14, 2017 - The Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network has agreed to spend $130,000 a year on a program that will allow a nurse practitioner to spend three full days a week at Sir John A Macdonald and two days at Cathedral. The program is also supported by Master University's School of Nursing and Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health.

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Alba DiCenso presides over citizenship ceremony

Feb. 2, 2017 - "Very few of us share the same past, but all of us can share the same future as Canadians," said Dr. Alba DiCenso, retired faculty member of the School of Nursing, when she presided over the citizenship ceremony on Jan. 31. (See story in Hamilton Spectator)

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Alumni profile: Dawn Stacey

Jan. 23, 2017 - Meet alumni Dawn Stacey,Senior Scientist at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute ...
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Alumni profile: Mandi Newton

Jan. 18, 2017 - Meet Mandi Newton, Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta...

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Career panel highlights options for nursing students

Jan. 12, 2017 - More than 40 BScN students attended a career panel at McMaster University to hear from six nursing professionals about employment options available to students when they graduate.

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