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Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Study diverse perspectives, ideas and traditions. Plot a course from here that can take you anywhere you want to go. With a BA from CBU, you’ll have an exciting, contemporary and challenging opportunity to learn about the world around you. By gaining the knowledge, leadership skills and critical thinking required to succeed in the real world, students adapt a cross-cultural perspective that’s truly unique to Cape Breton University.

Bachelor of Arts and Science in Environment

Create a sustainable future. Help contribute to a future we can all be proud of with a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Environment (BASE). This is CBU’s first fully interdisciplinary degree, taking advantage of the natural resources available among the breathtaking scenery on Cape Breton Island. The BASE program reflects a university-wide commitment to teaching and research in environment and sustainability, and is enriched by Indigenous perspectives.

Bachelor of Arts Community Studies

Get to the core of community. Students from around the world come to CBU to partake in a participatory and experiential curriculum. This enables students to engage with their communities and familiarize themselves with a workplace environment.

Bachelor of Business Administration

Take any business to the next level. With a degree in Business Administration from Cape Breton University, you can truly go anywhere. This program is specifically designed to prepare students with core universal skills to succeed in any business.

Bachelor of Emergency Management

Every day, emergency management professionals around the world are working hard to safeguard people from natural, technological or human-caused incidents. The demand for knowledgeable and competent emergency managers, planners and responders contributing to safer, more resilient and sustainable communities is on the rise in Canada and globally, and CBU is the Atlantic Canadian university that focuses on the applied aspects of Emergency Management

Bachelor of Engineering (Transfer)

Create solutions for the real world. One look at island life and it becomes clear: Cape Breton is a special place that is focused and determined to make the world a better place. The passion for innovation and collaboration runs deep in our history and fuels our future.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Meet the demand in today’s world. Get the skills you need to meet the demand in today’s world, while fulfilling your dream of living in a world-class destination like Cape Breton Island. From our incredible landscapes to our open ocean shores, it’s more than our well-earned reputation for excellence that drives students here from across the globe.

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health)

Impact quality of life. Studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) at CBU offers a unique opportunity to impact quality of life for everyone around you. With the knowledge and skills learned here, you gain the ability to make a difference in a real community using modern facilities, working alongside experienced faculty.

Bachelor of Science

Make a discovery for life. Cape Breton University is a place where students with a passion for science come from around the world to study. They come to learn in our modern facilities, draw knowledge from our experienced faculty, and embrace our unique island lifestyle that offers a new perspective on life.

Bachelor of Technology (Nautical Science)

Take on the open seas of success. Studying on the shores of Cape Breton Island, surrounded by the rugged coastline and open waters of the Atlantic Ocean, you get the feeling there’s no other place you should be. This is especially true for those studying the opportunity-rich sector of nautical science. It’s a natural fit.

Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation

Foster creativity. Enable sustainability. The world needs people with sustainable answers to serious problems. The world needs people like you. That’s why the Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (MEd SCI) provides you with the knowledge and skills to create transformative learning opportunities anywhere in the world.

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