Nursing (MSc)

Area of concentration

Unisinos’ Professional Master’s in Nursing has the purpose of transforming the concepts of health care, management and education so as to prepare professionals to deal with the policies involved in health care and effective implementation of SUS.

The Professional Master’s in Nursing is the result of a partnership between Unisinos and Mãe de Deus Health Care System. It is designed to contribute to the development of transformative nursing practices both locally and regionally so as to improve the quality of professionals and services, reflecting in all health care processes.

Area of concentration:

Nursing Care Practices

Lines of Research Back to menu

  • Health Care and Nursing: It focuses on health care and nursing practices in different care modes, taking into account the existential, interactional and contextual characteristics of the individual, his/her family, community and institutions. It covers issues related to the production, use and evaluation of technological resources.

  • Health Education:This line of research covers studies concerning the training of health professionals and educational activities on health. It promotes health education, including professional training and knowledge production as a key strategy to transforming health care practices.

Faculty Back to menu

Joel Rolim Mancia
Doctor of Nursing
Fields of interest: History of Nursing; Urgency and Emergency; Magazine and book publishing; Scientific writing; event organization

Lisia Maria Fensterseifer
Doctor of Medical-Surgical Nursing
Fields of interest: Medical-surgical nursing

Patrícia Martins Fagundes Cabral
Doctor of Psychology
Fields of interest: People Management, Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Teams.

Priscila Schmidt Lora
Doctor of Internal Medicine
Fields of interest: Medicinal plants, Immunopathology, Inflammation and Metabolism

Rosalia Figueiró Borges
Doctor of Education
Fields of interest: Health Administration, Nursing services management, Human care, Adult health care, and Health care technology

Rosangela Barbiani
Doctor of Education
Fields of interest: Health Education

Sandra Maria Cezar Leal
Doctor of Nursing
Fields of interest: Health Education

Vania Celina Dezoti Micheletti
Doctor of Respiratory Science
Fields of interest: Quantitative nursing research

Program Structure Back to menu

The course requires 24 credits obtained through several academic activities, such as seminars, guided reading and teaching, learning and research practices.

Courses – Research Fields: Health Care and Nursing

  • Health Care and Nursing – Mandatory (2 credits)
  • Health Care and Nursing Practices – Elective (2 credits)
  • Health Care Systems – Elective (2 credits)
  • Health Care Services Organization and Management – Elective (2 credits)
  • Nursing Care Technology – Complementary (2 credits)

  • Courses – Research Fields: Health Education

  • Health Education – Mandatory (2 credits)
  • Health Care Educational Practices – Elective (2 credits)
  • Health Care Systems and Policies – Elective (2 credits)
  • Health Information Analysis – Elective (2 credits)
  • Language and Work Activity – Elective (2 credits)
  • Common courses to both research fields

  • Methodological Approaches – Mandatory (2 credits)
  • Seminar on Intervention I – Mandatory (2 credits)
  • Health Care People Management – Elective (2 credits)
  • Planning and Performance Assessment – Elective (2 credits)
  • Seminar on Intervention II – Elective (2 credits)
  • Database and Statistical Analysis – Complementary (2 credits)
  • Health Care Complexity – Complementary (3 credits)
  • Structuring Scientific Papers – Complementary (1 credit)
  • Debate Group on Research – Complementary (1 credit)
  • Teaching-Learning Experiences – Complementary (2 credits)
  • Special Topics – Complementary (1 credit)

Selective Process Back to menu

Registration: Registration can be done online, by mail, or in person.

Selection: Classification will be based on:
a) Analysis and evaluation of documentation;
b) Written test;
c) Interview.

Enrollment: The Graduate Program office will contact selected students to inform on enrollment.

More information: Nursing

Non-regular students

Unisinos Graduate Programs admit non-regular students in some courses of the professional master’s degree. Non-regular students are students from other Unisinos Graduate Programs, other higher education institutions, and undergraduate or graduate students not affiliated with any Graduate Program. This opportunity allows non-regular students to know some of the courses offered by Unisinos.

Each semester the number of available places for these courses is announced and the programs offer enrollment for students who show evidence of ability to pursue them. Therefore, they need to be approved by the Coordination Committee and register as provided in the program regulations.

Contact us for more information.


Office of the Graduate Program in Nursing
Phone: +55 (51) 3591 1122, extension 3708
Hours: Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Unisinos Porto Alegre Campus

Nursing (MSc)