Academic Programs and Supports

Overview

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at Nipissing and will likely find a program that sparks your interest. This section lists some examples of the academic programs you can take at Nipissing.

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Academic Programs

The Schulich School of Education prepares you to be an education leader in learning environments such as classrooms, schools and other organizations. It also provides an opportunity to build a strong personal understanding of your Indigenous traditions, culture and heritage through the Indigenous Teacher Education Program, Teacher of Indigenous Languages as a Second Language Program and Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program.

The Faculty of Arts and Science offers you innovative programs in the Humanities, Sciences, Fine Arts and Social Sciences.

The Faculty of Applied and Professional Studies provides a solid theoretical and practical education and leadership training that helps develop and strengthen your independent thinking and problem-solving abilities. You can take programs such as Criminal Justice, Business, Social Work and Nursing.

The School of Graduate Studies supports excellence in graduate education by offering you programs that include a Master of Arts in History, Master of Education, Master of Environment Sciences/Studies, Master of Science Mathematics, Master of Kinesiology and PhD in Education.

Be sure to check out all of Nipissing’s academic programs.

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Academic Supports

Nipissing offers a variety of services to help you achieve your goals at university. The following are some of the academic services you can access at Nipissing through Student Development and Services.

The team at Student Learning and Transitions offers learning and development opportunities in academic skills development, transition programming and career development education.

The Peer Tutoring Program pairs you with another student who can help you build your academic skills within a particular subject or skill area.

Student Success Workshops are designed to help you transition into university and build academic skills. You can take workshops in areas such as conducting research, preparing for exams and managing your time.

Academic Skills Drop-In Centres offer you peer and professional support through a campus-wide network of locations that include residences and libraries. You can talk to Peer Educators who can help you with general academic skills such as note-taking and time management strategies.

The Academic Success Program sets up monthly meetings with Academic Success Program Facilitators to develop your Academic Success Plan, which will help you to develop academic strategies, build on your academic strengths and improve your experience at university.

The Career Development and Education website offers resources and information about employment and career development to assist you in your career and future planning.

For more about Nipissing’s academic supports, please visit the Student Development and Services website.

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