Outstanding accountants keep businesses ahead of the curve: solving problems, building sound financial strategies and ensuring good fiscal health. If you’re a high achiever with an appetite for continuous learning, consider us.
Department of Accountancy
John Molson School of Business
The main purpose of the Certificate in Accountancy is to help students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in a field other than Accountancy to complete coursework that may qualify students for entry to the Graduate Diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy program.
Actors who can contribute to theatrical productions on many levels become sought-after artists. Our strong and challenging program trains you to be an adaptable performer, understanding the full range of performance in contemporary theatre.
Department of Theatre
Faculty of Fine Arts
If you want to learn how to predict the future, consider actuarial mathematics. Actuaries use their mathematical and statistical wizardry to solve problems involving risk and uncertainty.
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty of Arts & Science
Model the future, solve problems involving risk, and make financial decisions that will affect the futures of corporations, communities and investors. This combined program offers you a direct path to an actuarial career with a financial sector specialization.
Since many adults will return to the classroom at various stages in their lives, educators can benefit from specialized training that helps adults refresh their skills or change careers.
Department of Education
Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering
Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
As an anthropologist, you study what it means to become a person in Canada and around the world. By systematically observing and investigating cultural life in diverse human societies, you’ll understand that much of what we assume to be natural is, in fact, constructed by our culture.
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Art educators help students of all ages appreciate and create visual art in classrooms and community centres. As a student artist, you’ll choose from a comprehensive list of artistic disciplines and find faculty to foster your talent no matter what your interest.
Department of Art Education
In our flexible program within the Faculty of Fine Arts, you focus on artistic periods that interest you. You perform academic research, learning to write formally and extensively about art.
Department of Art History
The Art History and Film Studies Major facilitates students' understanding of the critical intersections between art and film, both historically and today, and offers an opportunity to better understand the future of these media practices.
Department of Art History, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
The Major in Art History and Studio Art is the ideal choice for someone interested in both the study and practice of art. Perform academic research and learn to write formally about art as you focus on periods that interest you, from ancient Greece to contemporary art and architecture.
If you want to explore different fields of study, prefer to follow a shorter program, or earn university credits outside a traditional degree, the Certificate in Arts and Science gives you that flexibility.
The Minor in Assurance, Fraud Prevention and Investigative Services will cover company and industry fraud prevention, detection and deterrence strategies as well as the role of management in relation to occupational fraud and information systems.
The Athletic Therapy program will help you develop the knowledge and practical skills needed for injury prevention, emergency services, and rehabilitation.
Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology
As a biochemist, you will study the chemical processes that occur within the cells of living organisms.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Get inspired by life. Immerse yourself in the study of life at all levels: from the edge of biochemistry through cell biology and the physiology of multicellular organisms to the interactions between organisms and their environment.
Department of Biology
At the intersection of multiple disciplines (not only biology and physics, but also chemistry and mathematics), biophysics will empower you to see links between things you didn’t know were connected. The whole world will be open to you, since biophysicists study nature at every level, from atoms and molecules to cells, organisms and entire environments.
Department of Physics
Imagine designing a building that can supply its own energy. That’s one of the key challenges that building engineers tackle every day. As a building engineer, you will find creative solutions to reduce energy consumption, help combat global warming and improve quality of life. You’ll create a synergy between the thermal, structural, acoustic and energy systems of a building by applying the principles civil, mechanical and electrical engineering.
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
The business studies program gives students a general foundation of business knowledge and practices, such as accounting, organizational behaviour, marketing, market analysis and operations management.
While most firms play catch-up with technology, your skills — built on a solid grasp of technology, business, process, project and change management — close that gap.
Department of Supply Chain and Business Technology Management
Clay offers endless creative possibilities. Throughout time, artists have been reinventing and renewing the art of ceramics.
Department of Studio Arts
As a chemist, your mastery of chemical reactions could lead to the creation of environmentally-friendly materials like compostable plastics or medications that fight disease.
Enrich a child’s life through activities that engage and inspire them. This program gives you a strong foundation for working with children while offering the flexibility to bring your passion for other fields such as art, music, drama, exercise science, or second languages into an educational or community milieu.
Protect water resources. Design buildings, bridges and tunnels. Improve transportation and traffic flow. As a civil engineer, your expertise in urban and environmental planning lets you guide municipalities to create the structures and systems that have a positive impact on everyday community life.
If you are intrigued by the ancient world, the classics program encompasses the study of all aspects of ancient Greece and Rome.
Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
We are one of the most established and respected Communication Studies programs in North America, and are well known for combining creative media production with the study of media theory, criticism and history.
Department of Communication Studies
You have practical work experience in the social services sector and you’re looking for additional training and practice in your chosen field.
Department of Applied Human Sciences
When you study public policy analysis, policy advocacy and community economic development, you’ll graduate ready to jump into in the policy-making process in private, public, and community sectors.
School of Community and Public Affairs
When you study computation arts, you become part of a visionary digital program that explores the intersection of design, art and technology.
Department of Design and Computation Arts
Stimulate the senses. Engage the mind. When you study Computation Arts, you become a digital artist, using algorithms and computational theory to create interactive multimedia that breaks new audio-visual ground.
Without computer hardware there would be no smart phones, DVD players and digital recorders or computerized medical devices. As a computer engineer, your knowledge of computer architecture, digital electronics, circuits and digital communication will lead to new innovations or bring about another information revolution.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Computer Applications option gives doubly passionate students the flexibility to combine a traditional computer science degree and with a non-traditional field. Though many students complete a Major in Computation Arts or a Major in Mathematics and Statistics, students may declare a major or minor in any area outside the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science.
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Basic computer science skills are the perfect complement to any degree program at Concordia. The minor in Computer Science is designed to meet the growing demand of computer-literate professionals, and may offer students more career opportunities after graduation.
Stimulate the senses. Engage the mind. When you study computation arts, you become a digital artist, using algorithms and computational theory to create interactive multimedia that breaks new audio-visual ground. Computation Arts is Creative Computing – with a capital C.
Contemporary dance reinvents existing forms of dance. Our program offers you the time and space to develop your creative and technical capacities as a choreographer and a dancer.
Department of Contemporary Dance
Our Creative Writing program, one of the first of its kind in Canada, immerses you in every aspect of the writing life, from the development of ideas to the publication of finished works.
Department of English
A minor in data intelligence gives you supplemental training in areas such as data modeling, forecasting and data mining.
In today’s economy, businesses and institutions rely on data analysis to reach their goals. Data collection is made possible by technological advancements, but insightful data analysis requires human expertise.
Crunch numbers to the nth degree — and see what happens. When you study computer science and mathematics, you’ll use algorithms and computational theory to create mathematical models or define formulas that solve mathematical problems. In other words, you design new tools that can predict the future.
A BFA in Design exposes you to the power of visual communication and the built environment.
The Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary college within the Faculty of Arts and Science that offers students a global, multicultural lens to explore some of the most complex and challenging issues facing humankind today.
Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability
Shape the future. Experience the magic and mystery of the world through the eyes of a child. As an educator, you’ll nurture children and inspire them to explore their surroundings. A BA in ECEE gives you an educational foundation for teaching children up to age 12.
As an ecologist, you will explore the connections among different organisms and their interaction with soil, air, water, and radiation from the sun.
Interest rates, budget deficits, social services, taxes and sustainable economic growth: Economic problems sit at the forefront of public debates. As an economist, your work informs business leaders and policy makers who must make decisions with lasting economic consequences.
Department of Economics
At the John Molson School of Business, our economics major is applied. Because we look at the world though a business lens, you don’t just analyze data to discover how society, politics and the environment interacts with business, you also develop business strategies and organizational tactics to tackle economic problems big and small.
A minor in education gives you a basic introduction to the philosophical foundations and key concepts of education such as educational psychology, child development and technology for educational change.
Control energy with a flip of a switch. Design next-generation microchips or flight control systems. As electrical engineers you rein in electrons, guide them through the devices we depend on every day — whether they are very small (like the microchips in our cell phones) or very large (like the power grids or charging stations for electric cars).
As an electroacoustic artist, your ear is your instrument. As a student, you will explore the possibilities for sonic creativity through electroacoustic composition, sound design and recording, while training your inner and outer ears.
Department of Music
Immerse yourself in the writing life – and develop a cultural vocabulary – by looking at the human condition through many literary modes, while studying works which include aspects of psychology, history, and philosophy.
Take on the narrative of the human story, through analysis and the re-interpretation of historical events.
Immerse yourself in the words of past poets or contemporary thinkers. With every turn of the page you have the opportunity to imagine and reflect on lives and worlds different from your own experience, and challenge your assumptions about the meaning of morality and the world from new and unanticipated perspectives.
The Minor in Entrepreneurship will deepen your understanding of entrepreneurship and its impact on businesses, individuals and social systems. Develop an entrepreneurial mindset while acquiring the skills needed to create, launch and manage new ventures.
Department of Management
If you are fascinated by the science behind how human activity affects our planet, and passionate about creating a more sustainable future, the Environmental and Sustainability Science program is for you.
Department of Geography, Planning & Environment, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Biology
As an environmental geography major, you’ll take courses in geography, geology and biology, and enjoy the flexibility to complement your studies in another field of interest.
Department of Geography, Planning & Environment
Our programs give you the professional knowledge and skills to interpret, apply and conduct applied health science research.
Acquire the knowledge and skills to help improve the quality of life for families and individuals of all ages.
Our professional facilities include a fibre structures studio for weaving, felt making and basketry; a Print and Dye shop; and a Papermaking centre.
Join a rigorous, versatile program to learn an incredibly adaptable art form. You’ll take a fine arts approach to animation that emphasizes cross-pollination and experimentation. Together, we’ll help you consider the art you want to make and how you might animate it.
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
In your first year, you make a film. Every year, you work on the making of a film. In this competitive program, you’ll develop your craft and vision as a filmmaker under the supervision of established filmmakers, media artists and scholars who instruct and mentor you.
Film studies will teach you how to read our visual culture and speak the dominant creative language of the last century.
Finance is a competitive program where you acquire the skills to manage money and practice making decisions that affect the futures of corporations, communities and investors.
Department of Finance
Get the essentials on how to assess a company’s financial health and how planning and decision-making impact business activities and financial performance over time.
The First Peoples Studies program is a major designed to introduce the student to the world of First Peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis), specifically within the Quebec context.
The Certificate in Foundations for Business caters to students who wish to develop the necessary background for further study in undergraduate degree programs in Business. It also may be of interest to students whose preference is to follow a short program of study or to learn important foundations for business studies.
Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a francophone, you’re welcome here. You study French at your own pace. We offer a wide variety of language courses and you’re able to choose from academic paths in linguistics, literature or translation.
Département d'études françaises
In the digital age, game design goes beyond video games to include any way of playfully interacting with content and interactive systems. The mechanisms of games can be found in journalism, filmmaking, education, psychology, medicine, marketing, and more, as a way of better engaging with audiences.
Geospatial Technologies - It’s what powers Google Maps but its application goes far beyond. Master Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to the point of making your own maps, and you’ll gain the power to see and understand a specific location in a way that allows you to forecast issues and solve problems.
The Minor in German Studies opens doors to new ways of understanding the world and the self through the study of the German language, culture and literature.
The BCompSc in Health and Life Sciences will place you at the rich intersection of computer science and biology, providing a solid foundation in computer science while giving you the additional knowledge and skills to pursue a career or further studies in the health and life sciences.
Investigate the mysteries of the past. Historians are detectives, picking up a loose thread in the social fabric and unraveling it to weave a new narrative through time
Department of History
Explore how geography influences human behaviour and examine the impact of human activity on the environment.
Expertise in human relationships in the community and the workplace sets you on a path towards the helping professions.
You spot raw talent, build great teams and bring out the best in people. Admirable skills for a manager — a perfect fit for human resources managers.
Human rights studies encompasses the eternal drive to improve the human condition, and attendant debates over the primacy of the individual within society and the universal versus relativist approach to rights, positive and negative freedoms. The Minor in Human Rights draws its curriculum from a variety of disciplines.
Department of Political Science
Explore the politics, sociology, geography and anthropology of migration and, through community engagement, delve into the practical expression of those dynamics in Quebec and Canada.
The Kaié:ri Nikawerà:ke Indigenous Bridging Program is a path to university education for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who do not meet Concordia’s conventional admission requirements. The program will be offered for students interested in bridging into the Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree.
The Kaié:ri Nikawerà:ke Indigenous Bridging Program is a path to university education for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who do not meet Concordia’s conventional admission requirements. The program will be offered for students interested in bridging into the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree.
The Kaié:ri Nikawerà:ke Indigenous Bridging Program is a path to university education for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who do not meet Concordia’s conventional admission requirements. The program will be offered for students interested in bridging into the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) in a Psychology degree.
Use your knowledge of human behaviour, equipment, information and modes of communication to develop processes that work. Industrial engineers are experts in optimization who apply mathematics, engineering and psychological principles to improve productivity, safety and quality. A knack for project management can lead to a career in many different economic sectors.
The minor will give you the tools to analyze and integrate technological and business processes to ensure internal controls and safeguards are in place. This minor will also deepen your understanding of e-business, computer fraud, IT auditing, information systems security, risk management and more.
Department of Accountancy, Department of Supply Chain and Business Technology Management
Develop insight into the complex and sometimes contradictory understandings of sexuality across history and in diverse contexts today.
Simone de Beauvoir Institute
If you want to be a pioneer, exploring relationships between emerging and existing media technologies and the fine arts, then this program for you.
International Business students study commerce with a global perspective. In addition to examining management, marketing and finance in international contexts, courses draw insights from experts in the fields of politics, economics, and sociology.
Delving into the Irish experience will anchor and expand your understanding of the issues facing our planet today. The people of Ireland have a history that includes colonisation, famine, diaspora, civil war, partition, and the Troubles.
School of Irish Studies
The Minor in Israel Studies is designed to allow students to complement their core area of study with courses in history, political science, religion, literature and language. The study of modern Israel is a significant focus of the program, but students will also explore this birthplace of major civilizational currents in all its facets and time periods.
Language is the primary medium of human culture and expression. Our programs in Italian open doors to new ways of understanding the world through the study of the Italian language, culture and literature. You’ll delve into the language of Dante and Manzoni and share your passion with 85 million speakers of Italian.
Students in the Concordia Jazz Studies program, the first university-level jazz program in Canada, have a unique opportunity to become fully immersed in the sounds and traditions of a 100 year-old art form that’s truly modern and still evolving.
Prepare for the future of news. You’ll become a first-rate journalist, and a future decision-maker, capable of thinking critically and leading journalism in new directions
Department of Journalism
Immerse yourself in the history, culture and literature of Judaism.
Department of Religions and Cultures
The Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology program will help you how to adapt traditional exercise forms, fitness assessment techniques and training protocols to meet the needs of people with physical and sensory impairments.
Learn about how the law works – not as a set of rules, but as an important discourse within society.
A liberal arts education equips you for life. The Liberal Arts program teaches you to think critically, enhance your communication skills and become a more resourceful, innovative and self-confident person.
Liberal Arts College
Linguistics is the scientific study of the human language faculty. In this field, you will treat language as a scientist, investigate it as a phenomenon, and study its structure, theory and history.
The future leaders who come to our school inspire people, embrace diversity, build new business models and create wealth in socially and ecologically sustainable ways. As a JMSB student, you achieve these goals by taking an integrated approach to management studies.
Marketing is the art of persuasion: How to convey ideas, manage buzz and create desire.
Department of Marketing
If you’re a problem solver, have great math skills and a keen interest in financial markets, Mathematical and Computational Finance is the field where these skills and interests intersect.
Mathematics is a language that answers real-world questions in science and engineering. Statistics is the science of information.
Build engines. Design robots. Control explosions. As a mechanical engineer, you will create, construct and control machines. Whether it’s a vehicle, an aircraft engine or an assembly line, mechanical engineers know how to fit that square peg into a round hole, and do it with a little finesse.
The Minor and the Certificate in Modern Arabic Language and Culture programs aim to provide some level of language competency —speaking, understanding, reading, and writing—in Modern Standard Arabic.
The Minor and the Certificate in Modern Chinese Language and Culture programs aim to provide some level of language competency —speaking, understanding, reading and writing —in Mandarin Chinese.
The Concordia University Science College offers highly motivated students in any of the sciences a multidisciplinary science program that prepares you for a life of scientific thought and research.
Whether you want to compose, write songs or perform, become a music therapist or an arts manager, Concordia’s music programs give you the flexibility to create your own musical future.
When you study neuroscience, you’ll investigate the links between the chemical changes in the brain, emotions and behaviour.
Department of Psychology
Painting and Drawing fuses traditional expertise and technique with cutting edge, contemporary approaches to artmaking.
Pastoral ministers take a leadership role in churches, prisons, hospitals and elsewhere in the community. From teaching Sunday school to being there for someone going through tough times, pastoral ministers provide invaluable care and counseling.
Department of Theological Studies
A growing number of theatre professionals no longer see themselves solely as directors, playwrights or dramaturges, but rather as performance creators.
Philosophers reflect on some of the world’s most serious problems: the basis of ethical action, human rights, global justice or our relationship with the environment.
Department of Philosophy
Photography blends art and technology. When you study photography, you’re exposed to digital and film-based photographic practices.
Today physicists build lasers, design medical imaging machines and develop applications for nanotechnology.
Political science teaches you how the world works. As one of Concordia’s most popular degree choices, you will meet the world up close: in class, in action and in person.
Printmaking plants one foot in the past and the other firmly in the future
A minor in professional writing gives you communications tools that are essential to today's work environment.
Modern scientific psychology studies brain processes and behaviour — both human and animal — under various conditions.
Mathematics is a universal language that explains the currents of the ocean, string theory, the spiral of a snail’s shell or the growth of a fern.
This minor program is designed to train students from a variety of major or specialization backgrounds in the methods that are essential in today’s insurance and finance industries, including hybrid insurance and financial vehicles and derivatives.
Your study of real estate will include looking at economics, urban planning, and public policy, among other topics.
When you study leisure sciences, you learn administrative and programming skills that help you develop leisure programs for all ages.
When you study religious traditions and the impact they have on the world, you acquire an informed appreciation of the beliefs and values of other cultures
This is a non-degree program that caters to students who wish to prepare for admission to a degree program in engineering or computer science. It is not intended for students who wish to prepare for admission towards a science program.
The Certificate in Science Foundations is a non-degree program that caters to students who wish to develop the necessary background for further study in undergraduate degree programs in Science.
The Minor in Science Journalism aims to produce intelligent, thoughtful, and versatile journalists and communicators who engage citizens in a democratic society, helping them make informed decisions about their communities.
As sociologists, we look at how societies are constituted in Canada and across cultures.
Design, code, and test software products – with the big picture in mind. Think financial software, airline ticketing systems or information databases. As a software engineer, your expertise in analog/digital signal processing, microprocessors, microwaves and fibre optics will give you the tools to tackle these challenges everyday.
With a fifth of the world's population, holding one of the world's oldest civilizations, and an immense political and religious sway, Southern Asia affects our lives every day.
Language is the primary medium of human culture and expression. Our programs in Spanish open doors to new ways of understanding the world through the study of the Spanish language, culture and literature.
Statistics is the science of information that lets you discover patterns behind data. As a statistician, your understanding of probability theory lets you make decisions in the face of uncertainty.
As a Studio Art major, you’ll have the flexibility to choose a concentration or combine any of our seven disciplines: Ceramics, Fibres and Material Practices, Intermedia/Cyberarts (Performance, Video, Electronic Arts), Painting and Drawing, Photography, Print Media, Sculpture and Installation.
Supply chains make or break businesses. Companies beat the competition because they find, track and keep their products moving efficiently.
Studying Systems and Information Biology will place you at the rich intersection of biology and computer science.
This undergraduate program is offered to expert speakers of English who have a completed undergraduate degree and an interest in teaching ESL. The program does not lead to provincial certification but it provides an excellent training in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).
When you study TESL, your mastery in teaching the English language gives your students the skills needed to compete in the global marketplace.
The Minor in Theatre is a flexible introduction to many aspects of theatre.
Theological Studies gives you the tools to have an informed discussion about God, and to address the 21st century challenges transforming religious faith.
When you study therapeutic recreation, your passion for people shapes you into an agent for change. As a therapeutic recreation specialist, you assess individual leisure needs in order to design specialized programs for individuals with physical, social, intellectual, or emotional disabilities.
The smaller and faster the world becomes, the more it needs translators: people with quick, inquisitive minds and intercultural expertise that enables them to work in diverse situations.
As an urban studies student, you’ll explore how residential and commercial areas, community spaces, public services and transportation all function together. You’ll learn how to make decisions in the public interest, and plan for future change.
Women’s studies is about examining the role of women in society both today and in the past, and recognizing their contributions to human achievement.
US Federal Student Aid-eligible versions of these programs are offered. These versions meet all US regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs. Get full details about US loan eligibility and requirements.
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