Graduate Studies Programs

The School of Graduate Studies delivers all programming for MA, MSc or PhD degrees.

If you are interested in pursuing a Master’s (MA or MSc) or a Doctorate (PhD) degree, there are numerous professors with wide-ranging areas of expertise who are willing to supervise your graduate degree work in the Faculty of Arts & Science.

There are also many ways to explore the types of research conducted at the University of Lethbridge, and ultimately connect with the graduate program you are most interested in:

Please refer to the program grid below and find out more about our graduate studies options:

Master of Arts (MA)

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Canadian Studies
  • Cultural, Social, and Political Thought
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • French/Spanish
  • Geography
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Urban & Regional Studies
  • Women & Gender Studies

Master of Science (MSc)

  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science & GIS
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Kinesiology
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Doctorate (PhD)

Biomolecular Science

Biosystems & Biodiversity

Cultural, Social, and Political Thought

  • Affiliated Areas: Humanities; Social Sciences (This program is not intended for those wishing to pursue graduate education in Political Science.)

Earth, Space, and Physical Science

Evolution and Behaviour


Population Studies in Health

Theoretical and Computational Science

To find out more about Graduate Studies opportunities, application deadlines, funding, and other information related to your graduate degree, please visit the School of Graduate Studies.

Co-operative Education Option
The Co-operative Education Option is available to students for the Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc) programs. Co-operative education is an educational model that formally integrates academic study at the master’s level with relevant, paid work experience in appropriate employment fields such as government, institutions, and industry. The University, the employer, and the student are in partnership to ensure an enriching experience toward the student's professional development.

Further information or to add the Co-op option to your graduate degree may be obtained from the Career Bridge Office (Co-operative Education): AH151; tel. 403.329.2000; email or via the Co-op website.