Master Programs in Canada

Compare 79 Top Masters Programs in Canada 2017

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Canada has one of the highest living standards in the world and is consistently ranked in the top 10 on the UN’s Human Development Index. Being a member of both the Commonwealth and the Francophonie, a grouping of French-speaking countries, Canada offers a rich cultural heritage and many ties to its European founders. In addition to providing outstanding educational opportunities in both English and French, Canada is one of the most desirable places to live in the world. Canada boasts beautiful landscapes, low crime rates, clean cities, excellent health care and a tech savvy population. Despite its small population, Canada has some of the finest institutions of higher education in the world and master’s degrees from Canada are widely recognized for their high quality.

Canadians realize the importance of a good education, and this is why public education in Canada is funded by federal, provincial and local governments. Canada has one of the highest enrollment rates in the world for students who have graduated from secondary school continuing on to post-secondary education, that is, university-level education. There are plenty of Masters degrees in Canada to choose from for students from all over the world, creating a diverse educational environment.

Although Canada has several types of higher education institutes, only universities offer masters degree programs. Hundreds of master’s programs are available, from the arts to engineering to MBAs. General requirements for students applying for a masters degree program include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, reference letters, a written application regarding the student’s interest in the degree program, and a standardized test such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). International students who are not native English speakers may also need to take the TOEFL.

Tuition is very low for Canadian citizens. For international students, tuition varies widely depending upon the school and program, from a low of around $2,000 per year up to about $35,000 per year at the high end. Schools in the smaller provinces (e.g., Newfoundland) are generally less expensive than schools in the larger provinces (e.g., British Columbia). Individual institutions award scholarships to international students who have demonstrated high academic achievement; interested students should apply directly to the specific institution and Masters Program they want to attend.

The length of a masters degree in Canada depends upon the university, the academic discipline, and whether the student attends full time or part time. Programs range from one to two years and usually include a mixture of coursework and research. Some programs require a full thesis, while others require a project or even an internship.

Canada loves international students, as demonstrated by the more than 200,000 of them studying there! In addition to providing a bi-lingual, multi-cultural environment with great winter sports, Canadian schools provide excellent value for all students, with relatively low tuition rates and high quality schools – four universities in the 2012 Shanghai World University Rankings top 100 and five MBA schools in the 2012 Financial Times Rankings top 100. Graduates of programs will find many opportunities to work in Canada whether or not they are Canadian residents. Major Canadian industries include banking, petroleum, forestry, fishing, agriculture and aerospace.

Canadian universities offer masters degrees in just about everything you can imagine.

Take the next step toward your future education by browsing the different masters degrees below. Once you’ve found a program that’s right for you, contact the specific university if you have additional questions.

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Masters of Management in Finance (MMF)

McGill University
Campus Full time 12 months July 2018 Canada Montreal

The McGill Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) degree is a pre-experience twelve-month specialized program in finance. The MMF program prepares students for a career in finance through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates advanced financial concepts and quantitative methods with real-world business practices. [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. The McGill Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) degree is a pre-experience twelve-month specialized program in finance. The MMF program prepares students for a career in finance through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates advanced financial concepts and quantitative methods with real-world business practices. The MMF is designed for recent graduates with a Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Economics, Arts or Commerce degree and with proven quantitative skills who aim to work in the finance industry or in the finance function of a business. The next cohort starts in Summer 2018. Gain real life business experience Throughout the program, Master of Management in Finance students work as analysts at Desautels Capital Management Inc., a licensed and regulated investment management firm with an independent board of directors. Major responsibilities will include covering a sector and managing the DCM firm’s portfolio. Program structure The Masters of Management in Finance consists of eleven courses (33 credits) delivered over six modules. Concurrently students will also be expected to complete an Integrative Finance Project (12 Credits). Six Modules 1st Module: FINE 678 - Financial Economics (3 Credits) This course covers the basic principles of valuation in modern finance and applies them to the pricing of financial securities and to the investment decisions of firms. Topics include interest rates, the valuation of bonds, stocks and options, optimal portfolio choice, the price of risk, and capital budgeting. The course serves as a foundation for the rest of the finance courses in the program. FINE 690... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada London

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


12 Month Full Time - Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design

Think Tank Training Centre
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Canada North Vancouver

The Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design Program at Think Tank Training Centre is an intensive one-year program that specializes in the latest software, techniques and technologies to cater to the needs of the current film, television and gaming industries. [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. The Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design program at Think Tank Training Centre in North Vancouver, Canada is an intensive one-year course that specializes in the latest software, techniques and technologies, and caters to the needs of the film, television and gaming industries. It consists of respected industry professionals as instructors teaching a current curriculum, a mentorship program, and small class sizes with extensive hands-on training. The program is divided into three 15 week semesters, with course integration to allow assignments to overlap and support one another. A diploma in Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design will be awarded upon successful completion of the program requirements and demo reel. Student Testimonials “Think Tank is a special school. I was hired by Bioware after they saw my demo reel, and I ended up beating out a few other senior guys for the position." Shawn Kassian, Bioware (Environment Artist) “Being a student at Think Tank made me feel like I was in an exclusive school for artists seeking to achieve the highest of standards in CG creation.” Adar Bronstein, ICON Creative Studio (Senior 3D Modeling & Texturing Artist) “It was really more of a family than a school. Great, supportive people who were always there to help out if I was having trouble with anything, and were also dedicated to seeing me succeed.” Liam Jones, MPC (Technical Animator) “The school not only cared about my success, but also did everything in their power to make sure... [-]

Masters of Environmental Sciences/Studies

Nipissing University
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Ontario

Nipissing University’s new MES/MESc program offers students degrees in either Master of Environmental Studies or Master of Environmental Sciences. [+]

Masters of Environmental Sciences/Studies Nipissing University’s new MES/MESc program offers students degrees in either Master of Environmental Studies or Master of Environmental Sciences. Both programs offer the training and development of graduates capable of contributing to the study of the environment and environmental issues and to the environmental problem solving of the future. Graduates will be prepared for careers in government and industry, working in areas such as environmental policy, impact assessment, scientific research and education. Graduates will also be prepared for further advanced study (e.g. PhD programs) in environmental studies/sciences programs and in specialized fields of geography, hydrology, history, biology, forestry, philosophy, ecology and teaching. Students will be prepared for these endeavors by participating in a uniquely interdisciplinary program in which humanities, social science, and natural science approaches to understanding and solving environmental issues will be fully integrated.​​​​​ Admission requirements While there are several core courses to the Master of Environmental Science or Studies program, students will choose to stream into either Environmental Science or Environmental Studies, depending on their background and interests. Applicants must hold a four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited University and at least a 75% average on the last ten full (20 semester) courses completed at the time of application, or equivalent qualifications to be considered for admission. Applicants are also required to submit a Statement of Academic Intent which explains how the MES/MESc program relates to previous academic studies. All applicants are required to provide at least three (3) letters of... [-]

Master of Management: Human Resource Management

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

Investing in your education with the Master of Management - Human Resource Management, will provide you with thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. This program will help you to become a professional and leader in the international business world. [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. Program Details Investing in your education with the Master of Management - Human Resource Management, will provide you with thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. This program will help you to become a professional and leader in the international business world. The course based Master of Management - Human Resource Management will prepare you for a leadership position within the Human Resource field in Canada or abroad. You will study and live in Canada for 16 months. This program includes 12 prescribed courses completed over 4 academic terms. In addition to your academic studies, students also participate in the Master of Management Employment Program. Facilitated jointly by the Odette Career and Placement Services and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education, the program guides students towards the development of their Career Portfolio and builds the skills necessary to obtain employment upon graduation. Course offerings The Master of Management classes will be conducted over four terms with students taking three courses at a time. Here is a list of tentative prescribed course offerings: Accounting Concepts and Techniques Finance in a Global Perspective Managing Employees Marketing International Business Quantitative Studies Business Strategy Human Resources Management Leadership and Organizational Change International Management Managing for High Performance Current HR Trends All Master of Management students participate in a Business Communications Workshop on campus during their first term of coursework. This is a valuable opportunity to develop communication and presentation skills in preparation for your... [-]

Master of Engineering Leadership in High Performance Buildings

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. [+]

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. Graduates of this program will have the technical and leadership skills to improve the energy performance of existing buildings and design integrated high-performance energy systems for new buildings. Propel Your Career Forward This unique master’s degree program will: deepen your knowledge of building energy systems design and modelling; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that balances advanced engineering modelling and design with green building and regenerative design theories and applications; provide a dynamic learning environment that includes project work, seminars, conferences and other innovative teaching strategies; give you hands-on experience developing real-world solutions for clients through two capstone projects; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements You are eligible for this program if you meet the MEL admission requirements and you have: an undergraduate degree in engineering or a master’s degree in architecture and three or more years of relevant work experience in the building sector. As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills to advance your career in the building sector, enabling you to take on complex engineering challenges in this growing field while confidently leading collaborative interdisciplinary teams. Course Information The MEL in High Performance Buildings... [-]

Master of Digital Media

The Centre for Digital Media - The CDM
Campus 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Digital Media program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional master [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. The Master of Digital Media program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional master's program. What is common between a weather app on your phone, a racing game on your console and a state-of-the-art imaging tool in a hospital? All of these are digital media products, and to build them requires teams of digital media professionals. Digital media is content that is stored in digital formats and usually distributed online. The world we live in today is populated by digital media products, and the shift from traditional media has taken place in many industries, including industries that aren’t typically associated with digital media—such as health, government and education. Digital media products can be found in: eCommerce Games – console, online and mobile Websites and mobile applications Animation Social media Video Augmented reality Virtual reality Data visualization Location-based services Interactive Storytelling Digital media can include these industries: Entertainment Technology eCommerce Non-Profit Health Education Marketing and advertising Government Sports Environment Television Publishing Scholarships There are many scholarship opportunities available to new and returning students of the Master of Digital Media program. More than 60% of incoming September 2014 students received a scholarship or other financial assistance. [-]

Master in International Business Development

Centennial College
Campus Full time 14 - 18 months September 2017 Canada Toronto

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). [+]

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). Travel the world in 15 months and earn global business expertise, work experience and credentials: First level European Master Degree from University of Milano-Bicocca Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College Opportunity to work part-time while you study in Toronto Opportunity for a Canadian Post-Graduation Work Permit Internship semester with leading companies in Canada, Italy or India “To join the MAIB program is a choice that will change your life” - Miriam Hubbard, MAIB Student.
 a) MAIB + IBM – 14 months Two simultaneous degrees: First Level Master from University of Milano-Bicocca + Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College, Toronto – achieved in 14 months with a total of 90 credits. Program includes 3 months internship at no additional cost anywhere in the world, but in Canada (see point b). b) MAIB + IBM + Internship period in Canada – 15 months Opportunity to work in Canada by enrolling at Centennial College for the Internship period of 15 weeks: a must in order to comply with the work visa norms of Canadian Government. Additional costs apply. c) MAIB + IBM + MBA – 18 months MBA Degree from Alliance School of Business, Bangalore, India can be achieved with an additional study period of 4 months with a total of 30 credits. Additional costs apply. Scholarships (Open to... [-]

MA In Sustainable Management Of Forest Ecosystems

Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Gatineau Saint-Jérôme

[..] This multidisciplinary control is for candidates who wish to become skilled professionals in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. The management of forest ecosystems in specialized workers involved in the definition, management and resolution of problems of various kinds in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development. They provide ecosystem management and sustainable forest planning taking into account, in their principles and practices of management, multiple user needs, the demands of interest groups, the land use objectives and protection of forest ecosystems . In this perspective, this multidisciplinary control is for candidates who wish to become skilled professionals in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Thanks to active teaching methods that integrate ecological, economic and sociological, students will develop their ability to define, manage and solve complex problems. After their training, they will master the concepts and interdisciplinary skills to deliver sustainable forest development projects, develop coherent strategies with systemic management, introduce integrated management approaches to resources and evaluate the services offered ecosystems. FEATURES The professional master is for candidates who have training is in biology, environment, geography, social sciences, economics or planning. This multidisciplinary program trains qualified professionals in sustainable management of forest ecosystems combining uniquely a set of active teaching methods and integrating the ecological, economic and sociological problems to solve. At the end of their training, graduates will be able to offer sustainable forestry development projects, to develop coherent strategies with systemic management, introduce integrated management approaches and resources to evaluate the services that 'ecosystems provide. Building on the mastery of skills, this diverse roster includes distance learning and... [-]

Master of Global Business (MGB)

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months September 2017 Canada Victoria

One year, three countries and a global internship Twelve months to travel in up to four different countries, where you'll live, work, study and experience how business is done globally. Up for the challenge? [+]

One amazing adventure: three countries and a global internship

The  Master of Global Business (MGB) degree is a rigorous one-year master's degree in global business is specifically designed for new and recent graduates with a bachelor's degree in business, commerce or management, who want to experience a unique and exciting graduate business education.

Take charge - choose your own path around the world

Our Master of Global Business is the only degree program in Canada that is set in three  different countries, among North/South America, Asia and Europe.

Immerse yourself fully within these diverse business contexts for a well-rounded global business path:

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Gourmet Short Courses

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Ottawa

For more than a century, Le Cordon Bleu has enabled aspiring culinary professionals to turn their ambitions into reality. Although many Le Cordon Bleu students already have some [+]

Gourmet Short Courses

 

For more than a century, Le Cordon Bleu has enabled aspiring culinary professionals to turn their ambitions into reality. Although many Le Cordon Bleu students already have some culinary experience, a large number come from various academic disciplines and professional backgrounds. Some are looking to start a new career, and others are looking to combine their interests or advance in their current occupation. Our students strive for successful careers in a wide variety of fields, including restaurant kitchens, catering, restaurant and hotel management, journalism, consulting, food service, food styling and education.

A few of our upcoming courses include: Molecular Gastronomy – Advanced Cuisine Techniques First demonstration: Monday, August 14th, 2017 | 5.00pm to 7.00pm Second Demonstration: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | 5.00pm to 7.00pm Watch as our Chefs demonstrate the latest molecular gastronomy trends in cuisine! The demonstration is sure to stimulate your creativity in the kitchen by using the latest advanced techniques. Tour De France – Cuisine Monday, September 18, 2017 to Thursday, September 21 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. France has a reputation as the destination for excellent cuisine for a reason! French cooking has evolved over the long history of the country with each region having its own distinct foods and unique ingredients. There are twelve major regions of France when it comes to cuisine and each day of the course you will cover three. You will learn classic techniques by a Le Cordon Bleu Chef and you'll then step... [-]

Master of International Business Management (IMBA)

Westford University College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Canada Canada Online + 1 more

This course is structured in a manner that the learner will receive dual certification, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in International Business Management, awarded by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and a Master of International Business Administration awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. This MBA is accredited by Ministry of Education, Italy and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), United States, hence the MBA has dual accreditation from Europe and US.The University also comes under the ENIC NARIC Approved Universities and is recognized worldwide. [+]

Master of International Business Administration, Awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. Guglielmo Marconi is a world-class university promoting the use of innovative learning methodologies and an approach based on the development of interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and competences with a particular emphasis on the global perspective. Our diverse community has presently a total number of around 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts. The University Headquarters are situated in the heart of Rome, near the Vatican City but numerous regional and international branches allow both domestic and overseas students to take their final exam and present their thesis dissertation without leaving their own country or state. Guglielmo Marconi University is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU Bachelors and Master’s will be valid not only in Europe but also in the United States, giving students new and greater career opportunities in a larger number of countries: ... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

University of Saskatchewan, Edwards School of Business
Campus Full time 2 years May 2018 Canada Saskatoon

The Master of Professional Accounting Program (MPAcc) is an innovative graduate degree program that attracts top-notch accounting students from across Canada and internationally. Created by visionary academics in response to the demand for applied, competency-based training, the program actively involves students through the use of business cases, skills workshops, and other contemporary educational techniques. [+]

Masters in Canada 2017. A Comprehensive Education for your Diverse Future The Master of Professional Accounting Program (MPAcc) is an innovative graduate degree program that attracts top-notch accounting students from across Canada and internationally. Created by visionary academics in response to the demand for applied, competency-based training, the program actively involves students through the use of business cases, skills workshops, and other contemporary educational techniques. MPAcc provides a proven alternative route for students who are seeking the CPA designation in Canada with a first time pass rate of the Common Final Evaluation (CFE) exceeding 90%. The program also gives students an opportunity to develop an appreciation for the academic research process and academe as a career choice. Mission Statement The mission of the Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program is to develop exceptional accounting professionals and business leaders. We bring together superior students, leading researchers, outstanding facilitators and inspiring professionals for intensive periods of study and growth. The MPAcc program is innovative, strategic, interdisciplinary, and personally transforming. Students form lasting relationships with classmates and faculty, develop both professionally and personally, and are challenged to act with integrity, objectivity and a commitment to excellence. Vision Statement The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program will be recognized in Canada as the premiere educational choice for outstanding students seeking to become leaders in the accounting profession. The very best undergraduate accounting students from across Canada will be attracted to this innovative, strategic, interdisciplinary, and personally transforming program. MPAcc graduates will distinguish themselves during... [-]

Masters In Management Of Maritime Resources (profile With Memory)

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. [+]

The MA in Maritime Resource Management aims to train managers with a global vision, multidisciplinary and integrated maritime domain. It trains professionals able to use the methods, tools and management techniques to effectively contribute to decision making in the maritime sector, both operationally and strategically. The student has the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: fishing (fishing and aquaculture), management of the coastal and marine environment and maritime transport. paths Masters in marine resource management, career path (without memory) This research path without memory allows to deepen their knowledge in one of the three streams of the program: Fisheries: Fillière on the problems of fisheries and aquaculture, processing of aquatic products (including the activities of promotion of products and biomass). Management of the coastal and marine environment Fillière on issues related to marine activities and exploitation of natural resources in a sustainable development perspective. Maritime transport: Pathway on the management issues related to maritime transport and port activities. Through his choice of the course, students can orient their training to the private or public management. Masters in marine resource management, tracking research (with memory) This thesis track is for candidates who wish to move towards a researcher career or management consultant maritime resources. It allows for a research project (memory 21 credits) to deepen their knowledge on a particular topic related to the management of maritime resources. This pathway also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Targeted... [-]

Master in Art Therapy

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Deep respect for individual integrity; strong conviction about the healing dimension of the creative process; a commitment to helping people—these are the qualities of a successful art [+]

MA in Art Therapy

Deep respect for individual integrity; strong conviction about the healing dimension of the creative process; a commitment to helping people—these are the qualities of a successful art therapist. The Adler School’s Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy program will help you develop them.

The program combines traditional counseling theories and techniques with an understanding of the psychological aspects of the creative process. The program prepares graduates to work in a variety of clinical, educational, and social service settings with diverse populations. These settings include medical and psychiatric hospitals, primary and secondary schools, wellness centers, children’s agencies, correctional facilities, geriatric settings, drug and alcohol treatment programs, community mental health centers, and violence shelters.... [-]