Our faculties

30,000+ students. 1,800+ academic staff. 15 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: Aoife Mac Namara

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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: Todd Anderson

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School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape 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: John Brown

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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: Robin Yates

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Haskayne School of Business

The Haskayne School of Business is a leader in business research and prioritizes meaningful engagement within the business community. Haskayne has nearly 4,000 students enrolled in one undergraduate program, six graduate programs, certificate and diploma programs and executive education courses. To further prepare the next generation of leaders, Haskayne has established specialized centres in key fields including entrepreneurship and innovation, social entrepreneurship, advanced leadership and real estate.

Dean: Gina Grandy

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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: Nick Holt

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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

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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: Sandra Davidson

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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.

Dean and CEO: Deborah White

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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

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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:  Kristin Baetz

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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: Ellen Perrault

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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: Renate Weller

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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: Dianne Gereluk

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School of Public Policy

The School of Public Policy's vision is to drive policy discourse with relevant research, outreach and teaching. It provides a practical, global and focused perspective on public policy analysis and practice.

Director: Martha Hall Findlay

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