M.Sc. Nursing

Saraswati Nursing Institute is one of the prime Nursing Institutes of the region and the courses offered here are recognized by Punjab Government, Indian Nursing council-New Delhi & Punjab Nurses Registration Council. The Institute is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot, Punjab.

What is M.Sc. in Nursing?

M.Sc. Nursing is a postgraduate degree, to which those who have successfully completed B.Sc. in nursing from a recognized institute can apply. The two-year program offers specialization in various branches of nursing, such as ambulatory care nursing, cardiac nursing, cardiac intervention nursing, critical care nursing, emergency nursing, pediatric nursing, and many more.

These are full-time courses, but individual institutes also offer a part-time course. So, if a working person wants to specialize in a particular stream of nursing, they can do so while still being on the job.

Eligibility criteria for MSc Nursing

  • Candidates should have completed their B.Sc. degree from a recognized institute.
  • Some institutes have a minimum pass percentage.
  • Many colleges and universities offer admission based on the performance in the entrance exam conducted by them.

Syllabus of MSc. Nursing

First YearAdvanced nursing and allied subjects
Nursing education
Research and statistics
Clinical nursing I
First YearNursing management
Clinical nursing II
Practical (Clinical nursing, thesis viva, nursing education and management)

Career Scope after MSc Nursing

A nurse with a Postgraduate degree in nursing has chances of getting jobs in multispeciality hospitals, private or government healthcare units, academic or research institutes, nursing homes, old-age homes, and armed forces. They have the opportunity to work as a nursing instructor, staff nurse, nurse assistant, or nursing supervisor.

A postgraduate in the field can expect to earn an average annual salary of around INR 5 Lakh to INR 6 Lakhs. With the increasing need for caregivers and nurses in hospitals, healthcare centres,  in old age homes, hospice centres, private nurses at home, demand for nurses is on the rise., so placement opportunities are also very good With many new specialization streams coming up, there is a need for trained  nurses who can specialise in these new branches and can even impart the knowledge to other students. There is a perpetual shortage of trained nurses in India and abroad. In particular, Indian nurses are always in high demand in other countries because of their diligence and a loving and empathetic nature.