30,000+ students. 1,800+ academic staff. 14 faculties. All bringing teaching, learning and research to life.
Faculty of Arts
Climate change. Homelessness. The global economy. Unraveling the intricacies of history and language. Students and faculty at the Faculty of Arts explore these issues, and many more challenges facing our society today, in meaningful ways. It is the largest faculty at UCalgary, offering more than 50 programs to choose from. Programs and research are done through 14 different departments and schools.
Dean: Richard Sigurdson
Cumming School of Medicine
The Cumming School of Medicine is committed to preparing dynamic physicians and scientists for the future of health through its educational and research programs. The school is credited for breakthrough research in a number of areas such as brain and mental health, chronic diseases and cardiovascular sciences.
Dean: Jon Meddings
Faculty of Environmental Design
The Faculty of Environmental Design focuses on education and research in the areas of architecture, planning and landscape architecture. It provides a high-quality, integrated educational experience immersed in practice- and community-based scholarship, and finds answers to complex challenges related to the spaces in which we live and interact.
Dean: Nancy Pollock-Ellwand
Faculty of Graduate Studies
The mission of the Faculty of Graduate Studies is to foster excellence, creativity, and innovation in graduate education and research at the University of Calgary.
Dean: Lisa Young
Haskayne School of Business
The Haskayne School of Business has approximately 3,500 full- and part-time students enrolled in bachelor's, master's and doctorate programs, as well as over 2,000 executive education program participants. The school plays an important role in shaping the next generation of leaders and has over 23,000 alumni in over 80 countries worldwide.
Dean: Jim Dewald
Faculty of Kinesiology
Through its education and research programs, the Faculty of Kinesiology is working to create a healthier society by preventing injury, reversing unhealthy trends like obesity and diabetes and by helping people to return to the activities they enjoy as quickly as possible after injury or disease.
Dean: Penny Werthner
Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law offers top-notch JD and graduate programming, including joint programs with the Haskayne School of Business and the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, as well the International Energy Lawyers Program, a combined JD program with the University of Houston Law Center. Students are well positioned for success given the school’s proximity to top legal academics and experts in the field, and with Calgary being home to the greatest concentration of major corporate head offices in Canada.
Dean: Ian Holloway
Faculty of Nursing
Programs at the Faculty of Nursing prepare graduates to thrive and lead in these exciting times of complexity and change. Through innovations in teaching approaches and through programs of nursing research, the faculty transforms students into the next generation of health-care leaders.
Dean: Dianne Tapp
Faculty of Nursing (Qatar)
The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) offers innovative bachelor and masters programs in nursing and is helping build capacity for Qatar’s healthcare system. While educating the future nurses of Qatar, UCQ is also engaging individuals, families and communities in activities designed to enhance family capacity to attain and improve health.
Interim Dean and CEO: Deborah White
Schulich School of Engineering
The Schulich School of Engineering offers seven undergraduate programs and specializations, and graduate programs are offered through the school’s five academic departments. Located in the energy and engineering capital of Canada, the Schulich School of Engineering has close ties to the community and key industry partnerships that provide extensive opportunities for research and student internships. The engineering internship program at the school is the largest of its kind in western Canada.
Dean: Bill Rosehart
Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary has more than 4,000 students and 200 faculty members spanning six departments. The faculty offers innovative programs, hands-on research opportunities, access to cutting-edge laboratories, linkages to a global network of alumni and a stimulating environment where students can thrive.
Dean: Lesley Rigg
Faculty of Social Work
The Faculty of Social Work offers graduate and undergraduate education. The programs are delivered at the three campuses – Calgary, Central and Northern Alberta and Southern Alberta – as well as in a flexible delivery format, tailored to the needs of working professionals. The faculty also works with social work practitioners, decision makers, and policy makers to create best practice and policy initiatives through its research and partnerships.
Dean: Jackie Sieppert
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is dedicated to meeting the animal and public health needs of Alberta through its education, research and outreach programs. UCVM offers the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, supervision leading to graduate degrees in Veterinary Medical Sciences, and advanced clinical training programs (internships, fellowships, and residencies). The faculty is also committed to professional development programs for the veterinary community.
Dean: Baljit Singh
Werklund School of Education
The Werklund School of Education recognizes that teaching is one of the most important and challenging professions in society. As such, the Undergraduate in Education program focuses on teachers as experts of learning in specializations for the elementary and secondary routes. The school also hosts the largest graduate studies program at UCalgary, with over 1300 graduate students.
Dean: Dennis Sumara