Mission Statement:

Located at the head of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Lakehead University makes use of its natural setting in its programs in forestry, environmental studies, geology, biology, geography, and outdoor recreation, parks & tourism. As well, Northern socio-economic issues are addressed in such programs as sociology, commerce, social work, nursing, psychology, Indigenous learning and teacher education. Lakehead University is dedicated to working with Aboriginal peoples in furthering their educational aspirations. Building on its past accomplishments and recognizing its role in Northwestern Ontario, Lakehead University reaches out regionally, nationally and internationally.

Programs Offered Include:


Chemical Engineering , Civil Engineering , Electrical Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Software Engineering

Faculty of Business Administration
Administration , Commerce

Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment
Environmental Studies (Forest Conservation) , Forestry

Faculty of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Gerontology , Kinesiology , Nursing , Nursing (Compressed) , Nursing (Registered Nurses) , Psychology (Arts Program) , Psychology (Science Program) , Social Work

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Economics , English , French , History , Indigenous Learning , Music , Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism , Philosophy , Political Science , Sociology , Visual Arts , Women's Studies

Science and Environmental Studies
Anthropology (Arts Program) , Anthropology (Science Program) , Biology , Chemistry , Computer Science , Geoarchaeology , Geography (Arts Program) , Geography (Science Program) , Geology , Mathematical Science (Arts Program) , Mathematical Science (Science Program) , Physics

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