Master of Science in Nursing Transition Programme

The Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) offers a Master of Science in Nursing Transition Programme. It enables registered nurses with significant work experience to earn an MScN degree.

Criteria for application to MScN Transition Programme

Candidates, who are Registered Nurses with at least seven years of working experience in nursing, including two years of experience in a leadership position, may apply, provided they meet any of the following conditions:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree other than nursing.

  • Hold a non-nursing Master's degree.

  • Hold an RM and Diploma in Ward Administration and Diploma in Teaching Administration.

  • Hold an RM and advance diploma from abroad​.

M​ScN Transition Programme


Number of Credits​

Computer Applications in Nursing


Nursing Research


Health Assessment


Life Science (pre-requisite for pathophysiology)


​Pathophysiology (pre- requisite for ACAHN)




Teaching & Learning; Principles and Practices


Advanced Concepts in Adult Health Nursing




​Total Credits