Ph.D. On Campus


McGill University

48 months
19082 CAD/year
4782 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Ingram School of Nursing offers tailored programs in advanced nursing practice that prepare our students to be leaders in their field. The learning experience at the School is geared to foster individual judgment, creativity, and initiative. Led by nationally recognized researchers, students will participate in cutting-edge programs of research related to nursing practice and administration.


The Ph.D. program prepares nurses to contribute to the development of knowledge in the discipline through research and academia. Ph.D.-prepared faculty members are experts and active researchers in a wide variety of areas related to nursing practice, administration and education.

The programme

The Ingram School of Nursing of McGill University offers a doctorate program leading to a Ph.D. in Nursing. The program trains nurse scientists who will make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the discipline of nursing and assume a leadership role both in the profession and in the health care system. 

The program is open to nurses with either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Nursing, or students who have completed a 2-year master’s program in Nursing or a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Comprehensive Examination
  • Quantitative Research
  • Qualitative Nursing Research
  • Theory Development in Nursing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19082 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9541 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    4782 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2391 CAD per semester during 48 months.


McGill University is committed to provide financial support for graduate education. Through Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and other academic units, McGill is working to increase the number of student fellowships and scholarships, exploring new avenues for student support, and making it easier to disburse existing funds. Our competitive funding support offers, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, makes graduate studies at McGill a wise educational investment.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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