Academic Programs and Supports


You can choose from a variety of academic programs at Laurentian and will likely find a program that sparks your interest.

This section provides some examples of the academic programs you can take at Laurentian.

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Academic Programs

The Faculty of Arts offers you a vibrant tricultural community that respects the English, French and Indigenous cultures of Northern Ontario. Programs include: Economics, English, French Studies, History, Northern Development, Political Science and more.

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Architecture helps you to build knowledge through scientific observation, experimentation and design. Programs include: Biology, Chemistry, Forensics, Computer Science and Math.

The Goodman School of Mines allows you to meet and partner with many mining and mining-related industries and research centres.

The Faculty of Education offers you programs in both English and French and a concurrent education program that allows you to complete your teacher training while you pursue your undergraduate degree. The Faculty of Education helps prepare you for jobs such as elementary or high school teacher, college instructor and museum educator.

The Faculty of Health offers you programs that include Human Kinetics, Midwifery, Indigenous Relations, Nursing and Social Work. You will also participate in hands-on work experiences including placements, co-ops and internships.

The Faculty of Management prepares you for careers in business and administration. Programs include: Business Administration, E-business, Commerce and Sports Administration.

The Faculty of Medicine, also known as the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), is Canada’s first medical school with a social accountability mandate. You will participate in community-engaged medical education and research to prepare you for a career as a physician, physician assistant, dietitian or other health care professional.

View all of Laurentian’s undergraduate and graduate academic programs.

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Academic Supports

Laurentian offers a variety of services to help you achieve your goals at university.

This section lists some of the academic services you can access at Laurentian:

  • The Centre for Academic Excellence (CAE) helps you transition to university and stay on track during your studies. The CAE offers a variety of academic supports such as academic advising, culturally centered academic support, as well as an academic preparation 3-credit course (ACEX 1006 and ACEX 5006), workshops, writing support and tutors via the Learning Commons.
  • Academic advising can help you with academic planning, course selection and registration, interpreting university rules and regulations, and referrals to other services on campus.
  • The Learning Commons links you to peer supporters who can help you improve your writing and study skills. You can meet with Writing Coaches in both English and French, attend Skills for Success workshops, access Study Skills Coaching and find general research and writing help.

For more information about Laurentian’s academic supports, visit Laurentian Student Support Services.

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