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Online Programs

A Queen’s Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree can be achieved fully online while maintaining your work and family life. There is no difference in how our online degrees are credited on your transcript or diploma. You can complete your degree through full-time study within 3 years, or you can take courses one or two at a time, or even skip a term… whatever works for you! We also have new certificates for those interested in adding Queen's to the resume in a shorter timeframe.

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BA English (3 year)

When you study English online at Queen's with this General BA, you'll learn to read perceptively, analyze clearly, and above all communicate effectively.

BA Global Development Studies (3 year)

Learn about different strategies to craft positive social change through online courses that examine the multiple notions of freedom, democracy and progress that inform different visions of development.

BA History (3 year)

Today's employment marketplace seeks people who are critically informed, culturally literate, capable of synthesizing information and adept at creating and managing knowledge.

BA Liberal Studies (3 year)

Explore how the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences have shaped much of our daily lives through online courses in four modes of critical thought: scientific inquiry and reasoning, insights into contemporary society and culture, critical perspectives on history, and academic writing.

BA Psychology (3 year)

What animal is the smartest? What persuasion techniques work best? How is your gender identity formed? These questions and more are explored through the study of development, cognition, motivation and social behaviour in this online general BA.

BSc Life Sciences (3 year)

Develop a strong grounding in basic sciences like chemistry and biology, and then focus on the biomedical sciences such as human anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and pharmacology.

Certificate in Academic Writing (AWRI)

Our online Certificate in Academic Writing* offers Distance students the opportunity to enhance and accredit their writing skills, enabling them to communicate effectively and prepare for future writing tasks in both academic and professional contexts.

Certificate in Media Studies (MDIA)

The online Certificate in Media Studies offers students the opportunity to develop and accredit their fluency in the foundations of media and cultural studies. Students will build practical creativity, communication, and critical thinking skills that can be applied in academic and professional contexts.

Certificate in Employment Relations (EMPR)

The Online Certificate in Employment Relations* is designed as an additional credential to support those seeking entry level jobs in labour relations and human resources management. Students will be introduced to the theory, policy and legal frameworks behind the employment relationship, and how these can be applied to assess workplace challenges and problems.