Cape Breton University-Canada

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About Us

Cape Breton University students score the quality of student-faculty interactions tops in Canada, according to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) 2011 & 2012.

Cape Breton University promises and delivers an exceptional educational experience for students. Our faculty, students and graduates are recognized nationally and internationally for innovative accomplishments from academic excellence to athletic prowess. These successes contribute to Cape Breton University’s growing reputation for excellence both in and out of the classroom.

Programs Offerered

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Bachelors degrees in:

Anthropology and Sociology
Community Studies
History and Culture
Languages and Letters
Indigenous Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Political Science

Shannon School of Business

Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Arts Community Studies/Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Bachelor of Technology Information
Certificate & Designation Programs

School of Professional Studies

Cape Breton Health Research Centre
Education Advisory Council
Master of Education (Information Technology)
Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Science Nursing
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health)
Bachelor of Technology (Emergency Management)
Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition (Transfer)
Diploma Programs
Certificate Programs

School of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science Community Studies
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronics & Controls)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Environmental Studies)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Manufacturing)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Petroleum)
Bachelor of Engineering Transfer Program (Engineering Diploma)
Bachelor of Computer Science (Transfer)
Other Science Programs

Combined Programs

BSc in Mathematics jointly with the Engineering Diploma
BSc Chemistry with Engineering
BSc in Mathematics with Computing Science
Diploma Programs

Unama’ki College

“In 2010, Unama’ki College was founded as an offshoot of the school specializing in Mi’kmaq history, culture and education.” As of 2013, “it has some 250 aboriginal students. Its library holds 1,500 books on aboriginal issues and 7,000 documents.”[13]

Mi’kmaq Resource Centre (MRC)
L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kom Mi’kmaq Language Lab
Indigenous Science Research Commons
Indigenous Students Commons
Department of Indigenous Studies
Unama’ki College Student Services
Mi’kmaq Student Services
Aboriginal Academic Support Programming

Admission and Applications

Whether you’re looking for undergraduate or graduate programs, on-line learning or you want to upgrade, Cape Breton University has it all, with programs ideally suited for success in Business, Science and Technology, Graduate & Professional Studies and Liberal Arts. Life is busy and schedules can be hectic, CBU offers day and evening courses for full-time and part-time students, making university an easier fit to reach your personal goals.

Undergraduate Students

If you are applying to Cape Breton University from high school, transferring from another institution or if you’re an adult learner, browse our interesting undergraduate programs, review admissions requirements and see what CBU can do for your future.

Graduate and Post Graduate Students

For students looking to further their education Cape Breton University offers unique graduate and post graduate programs and diplomas. Take the time to look through the information where you will find programs details, course requirements and contacts for


Canadian Admissions
Cheryl Livingstone
Phone: (902) 563-1166
Fax: (902) 563-1371

International Admissions and Transfer Credits
Gwen Harwood
Phone: (902) 563-1844
Fax: (902) 563-1371

Bachelor of Science Nursing and Bachelor of Education
Amanda Windsor
Phone: (902) 563-1125
Fax: (902) 563-1371

Manager of Admissions and Canadian Transfer Credits
Brendan MacDonald
Phone: (902) 563-1117
Fax: (902) 563-1371

MBA Admissions
Anne Michele Chiasson
Phone: (902) 563-1664