Exciting News from Dalhousie University: Launching Atlantic Canada’s First Master of Nursing Program in Mental Health and Addictions!

last updated: March 10, 2024

Applications close April 1

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health’s School of Nursing is proud to announce the launch of Atlantic Canada’s inaugural Master of Nursing program in mental health and addictions, commencing in fall 2024. With 22 spots available, this innovative program offers registered nurses an unparalleled opportunity to advance their skills and expertise in mental health and addictions care.

Led by Dr. Ruth Martin-Misener, Director of Dal’s School of Nursing, this groundbreaking program is designed to deepen clinical and leadership proficiency while providing advanced credentials to nurses seeking rewarding career paths in advanced nursing practice, leadership, education, and management/administration.

Open to nurses with a minimum of two years of clinical experience in mental health and addictions within the past five years, this graduate program offers flexible options for full-time and part-time study. Graduates will emerge poised for success in various healthcare roles, including advanced nursing practice, leadership, administration, management, and education.

Applications for this prestigious program close on April 1. Don’t miss this chance to elevate your career and make a difference in mental health and addictions care. Visit our website to learn more about the program and how to apply.

This transformative initiative is made possible through collaborative efforts and support from the Office of Addictions and Mental Health and the Department of Advanced Education, with Dalhousie receiving $306,000 to support the program, along with additional commitments for future years. Together, we’re shaping the future of healthcare in Nova Scotia and beyond. Join us on this journey of innovation and impact!

For more information, visit www.dal.ca

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