M.Sc.Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing is a postgraduate course that lasts for two years. The course covers education that deals with taking care of patients. It includes various subjects like Nursing Management, Nursing Research, and Nursing Statistics.

Course NameMaster of Science in Nursing
Short NameM.Sc. Nursing
Course Duration2 Years
Course LevelPostgraduate
Course ModeFull Time / Part Time
Course TypeDegree
Exam TypeAnnual/ Semester System
Minimum Qualification RequiredBSC nursing 
DesignationsNursing Supervisor, Medical Advisor, Nursing Tutor, etc.
Employment SectorsNursing Homes, Healthcare Centres, Military Hospitals, Medical Universities or Colleges, etc.
MSc Nursing Core SubjectsNursing Education, Clinical Nursing, and Nursing Management
M.Sc.Nursing Specialisations

There are various M.Sc.Nursing specialisations in India that students can opt for. The specialisations can be done as part of this course or a standalone course for a  more specific career path. Here is a list of the specialisations: 

  • M.Sc. (Medical Surgical Nursing)
  • M.Sc. (Paediatric Nursing)
  • M.Sc. (Psychiatric Nursing)
  • M.Sc. (Community Health Nursing)
  • M.Sc. (Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing)
M.Sc.Nursing Employment Areas
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Defense Services
  • Health Departments / Hospitals / Clinics
  • Industrial Houses / Factories
  • Nursing Science Schools
  • Railways & Medical Departments
M.Sc.Nursing Job Types
  • Home Care Nurse
  • Senior Psychiatric Nurse
  • Nurse
  • Nurse & Patient Educator
  • Nursing Educator / Nursing Tutor
  • Nurse Manager / Nursing Assistant
  • Ward Nurse & Infection Control Nurse