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  • Programs Listed 46
  • PROVINCE Nova Scotia
  • TUTION FEE RANGE $12,000 To $17,000 CAD

About Institution

Mount Saint Vincent University, often referred to as MSVU, is a public university offering primarily undergraduate programs located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and was established in 1873. Mount Saint Vincent University offers undergraduate programs in Arts, Science, Education, and Professional Studies. MSVU has 13 graduate degrees in areas including Applied Human Nutrition, Child and Youth Study, Education, Family Studies and Gerontology, Communications, Public Relations and Women’s Studies. MSVU also offers a doctorate program, a Ph.D. in Educational Studies, through a joint-initiative with St. Francis Xavier University and Acadia University. For undergraduate program offerings, MSVU offers more than 190 courses within 40 different majors and minors.

MSVU is recognized for its online learning programs. The university offers over 10 full undergraduate programs and 3 graduate programs complete online. Mount Saint Vincent University has been offering courses from a distance for over 40 years and is a leader in the delivery of virtual classes.

The university attracts many students in part because of its small class sizes, specialty programs, and location. MSVU has Canada Research Chairs in Gender Identity and Social Practices as well as Food Security and Policy Change. This institution is unique nationwide as it has a Chair in Learning Disabilities, the only Master of Public Relations program in Canada, and numerous other programs, faculty, and research initiatives.

As MSVU moves into its future, it is preparing to transform an academic environment that will ultimately transform lives. A recognized leader in flexible education, professional studies, traditional Arts and Sciences programs and applied research, the university is on the threshold of a future as vital as the ocean within its sightline. Building on its distinct features and esteemed history, MSVU will become an environment for transformative learning and a university with unparalleled social impact – at home, across the country, and overseas. It is these distinctive features that make Mount Saint Vincent University unique in the post-secondary landscape – connecting our past to our future.


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