Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) is committed to providing the best university experience for all members of its community and to developing thoughtful, engaged citizens who make a positive impact on their world. With a unique blend of passion and individuality, the Mount is a university with unparalleled social impact; at home, across the country and overseas.

Located just minutes from downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Mount is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. A diverse mix of more than 4,000 women and men from across Canada and from 60 countries take advantage of the Mount’s programs and unique sense of community through on-campus classes or at a distance.

The Mount is renowned for its wide range of programs and areas of study within arts, sciences, education and professional studies. One of the newest programs is the four-year Bachelor of Science (Science Communication), which will help fill a gap in Canada’s need for well-qualified science communicators and prepare students for further study. Other professional programs offered include Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Child and Youth Studies and Public Relations. With Co-operative Education in a number of these programs, students gain the experience they need to be ready for the workforce.There are also more than a dozen graduate programs that build on and enhance undergraduate program strengths, including the newly developed Master of Public Relations Program, which is the only one of its kind in Canada. The Mount recently introduced a PhD in Educational Studies, the first PhD offered at the Mount. The Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies, offered in conjunction with Acadia University and St. Francis Xavier University, is the only one of its kind in the region.

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