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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the difference nutrition makes. Nothing is more important to our overall health than the food we put inside our bodies. With an incredible amount of access to instructors, and a global community on campus, you gain a unique perspective on how proper nutrition can make a difference anywhere in the world. Our modern facilities and inclusive culture give you the space and freedom to chart your own course in nutrition.
Bring global nursing skills anywhere you go. Nurses are at the forefront of our health care system. The Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BScN) is an incredible opportunity. It’s a program that prepares students to practice as registered nurses in a variety of health care settings. At Cape Breton University, you arrive inspired and leave prepared with the skills you need to thrive in a global market, with lifelong nursing skills guiding you along the way.
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.
Help organizations move forward. The special skills you learn at CBU in the Diploma in Public Administration and Management program can take you in any direction. The knowledge you gain here will help you excel in managing people, processes and policies in various industries to help you build the solid foundation you need for the real world.
Take on a class of your own. If your dream is having the opportunity to positively impact young lives and influence growing minds through education, the Bachelor of Education program at CBU will help you fulfil your true calling. In only 15 months, beginning each May, the 60-credit Bachelor of Education (BEd) program equips aspiring teachers with the critical skills, knowledge and experiences they need to become professional educators.
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
Make the world your special guest. Hospitality is an important part of our Cape Breton culture. At CBU, our Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (BHTM) degree is a three-year program that combines tourism and hospitality, business education and the opportunity to augment a specialty area with elective courses. This blended approach to the program, in conjunction with two paid internships, prepares students for a position in this multifaceted industry.
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.
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