Grad schools in Alberta provide advanced degrees and education for students who already hold a bachelor's degree. In today's job market, master's and doctoral (PhD) degrees are greatly valued by employers and can make a big difference to your future earnings.
Programs at graduate schools in Alberta are available in almost any area of study, including agriculture and bio-resources, allied health and health sciences, architecture, business administration, computer science, dentistry, engineering, film, fine and performing arts, humanities and liberal arts, law, library sciences, medicine, natural and applied sciences, naturopathic and holistic medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public administration and policy, religious and theological studies, teacher education, veterinary medicine and more. The most popular graduate school fields among international students are business and management, engineering, social sciences, psychology and biological and biomedical sciences.
Many graduate schools in Alberta have both full-time and part-time study options, and programs are sometimes offered online. Interdisciplinary, collaborative and joint degrees may also be available, which means you can tailor your graduate studies to fit your personal interests, abilities and goals. Graduate schools in Alberta and across Canada all have the same basic goal: to provide advanced-level study and research opportunities for driven students.
In this section, you will learn about how to prepare for, choose and apply to grad schools in Alberta. We've also provided information on international student scholarships, grad school accreditation and grad school ranking. Still have questions? Check out our common questions section for some of the frequently asked questions that matter most to international students when it comes to finding the right grad school in Alberta.