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Graduate Programs

Below is a comprehensive list of all Graduate Programs and certifications offered at Queen's University. Click on each of the program names for more detailed information. Why don't you also coordinate a campus visit with the programs graduate assistant.

Faculty of Health Sciences

Visit the Health Sciences Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
Aging and Health G.Dip, M.Sc., PhD
Biomedical & Molecular Sciences - Research Fields (Pattern I) M.Sc., PhD
Biomedical & Molecular Sciences - Anatomical Sciences (Pattern II) M.Sc. (Anatomical Sciences)
Biostatistics (Collaborative) M.Sc. (Specializing in Biostatistics)
Cancer Research (Collaborative) M.Sc., PhD (specializing in Cancer Research)
Combined Medicine with Graduate Research M.D./PhD, M.D./Master's
Epidemiology M.Sc., PhD
Healthcare Quality M.Sc. (HQ)
Neuroscience M.Sc., PhD
Nursing MNSc., MN(PHCNP), PhD
Occupational Therapy M.Sc.OT
Pathology & Molecular Medicine M.Sc., PhD
Physical Therapy M.Sc.PT
Public Health M.PH
Rehabilitation Science M.Sc., PhD

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Faculty of Arts and Science

Visit the Arts and Science Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
Art Conservation - Research Stream M.A.C.
Art Conservation - Treatment Stream M.A.C.
Art History M.A., PhD
Astrophysics & Astronomy M.Sc., PhD
Biology M.Sc., PhD
Chemistry M.Sc., M.A.Sc., PhD
Classics M.A.
Computing M.Sc., PhD
Cultural Studies M.A., PhD
Earth and Energy Resources Leadership M.E.E.R.L
Economics M.A., PhD
Economics - combined program with Law M.A. (Economics) & J.D. (Law)
Economics - Graduate Diploma in Risk Policy & Regulation Diploma
English M.A., PhD
Environmental Studies M.E.S., PhD
French Studies - not taking applications for 2016/17 academic cycle M.A., PhD
Gender Studies M.A.
Geological Sciences M.Sc., PhD
Geography M.A., M.Sc., PhD
Global Development Studies M.A.
History M.A., PhD
Industrial Relations M.I.R., M.I.R./JD
Professional Industrial Relations M.I.R.
Kinesiology & Health Studies M.A., M.Sc., PhD
Mathematics and Statistics M.Sc., PhD
Philosophy M.A., PhD
Physics M.Sc., PhD
Political Studies M.A., PhD
Political and Legal Thought (Collaborative) M.A. (specialization in Political and Legal Thought)
Psychology M.Sc., PhD
Religious Studies M.A.
Sociology M.A., PhD
Urban & Regional Planning M.PL.

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Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Visit the Engineering and Applied Sciences Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
ADMI - Advanced Design & Manufacturing Institute M.Eng.
Applied Sustainability (Collaborative) M.A.Sc., M.Eng. (specializing in Applied Sustainability)
Biomedical Engineering (Collaborative) M.A.Sc., PhD (specializing in Biomedical Engineering)
Chemical Engineering M.Eng., M.A.Sc., PhD
Civil Engineering M.Eng., M.A.Sc., PhD
Community Relations for the Extractive Industries Graduate Certificate
Electrical & Computer Engineering M.Eng., M.A.Sc., PhD
Engineering & Applied Physics ** M.A.Sc., PhD
Geo Engineering (Collaborative) M.A.Sc., PhD
Geological Engineering M.A.Sc., PhD
Mathematics & Engineering M.A.Sc., PhD
Mechanical & Materials Engineering M.Eng., M.A.Sc., PhD
Mining Engineering M.Eng., M.A.Sc., PhD
UNENE - Nuclear Engineering (University Network of Excellence) M.Eng.


** - Part of the Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy Program

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Faculty of Law

Visit the Law Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
Law LLM, LLM (Specialising in Political & Legal Thought), PhD

Smith School of Business

Visit the Smith School of Business Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
Management M.Sc., PhD
Public Administration M.P.A., M.P.A./JD, P.M.P.A.

The Smith School of Business also provides additional graduate programs - MBA, Master of International Business, Master of Finance, Master of Management Analytics, Master of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Graduate Diploma in Business, Graduate Diploma in Accounting.

Faculty of Education

Visit the Education Graduate Studies webpage

Program Degree / Diploma / Certificate
Education M.Ed., M.Ed. (AWIES), PhD
Graduate Diploma in Professional Inquiry (online) Diploma
Professional Master's in Education (online) PME

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Online Programs

Aging and Health - The GDip, MSc and PhD programs in Aging and Heath are tailored to meet the evolving needs of today’s student. These programs are offered in a blended format that includes on-site intensives and on-line components. Participants will enjoy the professional networking and experiential opportunities of an on-site program with the benefits of distance learning flexibility. For more details go to the Aging & Health website.

Healthcare Quality - The Master of Science in Healthcare Quality program is designed for young professionals or mid- to senior-level executives who wish to continue to work full time, while pursuing an advanced degree. Professionals that may be well suited to taking the Master of Healthcare quality are: Lawyers, Engineers, Business professionals, Healthcare professionals, Professional administrators, Policy advisors. for more details go to the Healthcare Quality website.

Graduate Diploma in Professional Inquiry and the Professional Master's in Education  - Queen’s is unique in offering a diploma in professional inquiry, which is the intentional examination of your practices or programs in order to understand more about them, solve problems or effect change. In both public and private education sectors, inquiry is critical for informing teaching practice and student learning. The master’s program offers fields of study in Aboriginal Education, Assessment and Evaluation, Classroom Specialist, Literacy, and Teaching abroad. For more details on this program go the Faculty of Education website.

Master degree in Earth and Energy Resources Leadership - Queen’s University has developed a cross-faculty Earth and Energy Resources Leadership Program with interdisciplinary opportunities for students to develop a complete understanding of the resource life cycle within the conceptual framework of earth systems and sustainable resources. A Professional Master’s degree is now available that focuses on enhancing leadership skills and integration across multiple fields within earth resource management, including geosciences, engineering, business, law, and policy. For more details on this program go to the MEERL website.

Grad Maps

Need help navigating your way through grad school and beyond? Get program-specific advice on academics, research, networking, building experience, and launching your career all in one place. These maps provide suggestions - you don’t have to follow all the recommendations. Use them to plan ahead, and find your own way at Queen’s!  Check them out on the Career Services website.

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