Approved Programs

New undergraduate and graduate for-credit degree programs that have been approved by the Quality Council on or after September 1, 2011 are detailed in this database, which can be searched in multiple ways: by university, year, program level and/or keyword.

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Master of Medical Biotechnology, MMB

Graduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: December 18, 2012

The MMB program will provide students with a solid foundation and understanding of key biochemical and biotechnological concepts. Topics that will be covered include protein and nucleic acid chemistry, molecular and cell biology, molecular basis of diseases, biological mass spectrometry, lipid biochemistry, drug design and diagnostics. This will be reinforced and enhanced through complementary practical hands-on experimentation using industrially applicable biotechnology laboratory techniques in combination with state-of-the-art equipment as used in medical-related biotechnology industries.

Students will also receive business training and development experience thus gaining a deeper understanding of the overall discovery, development and commercialization process. Consequently, this program will address the need for highly trained personnel with a broad range of knowledge and skills of particular importance and relevance to biotechnology industries that will enable them to pursue successful careers in this field.

Kinesiology, PhD

Graduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: July 27, 2012

The program in Kinesiology has a community-based focus aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of both individuals and the collective at the local, national, and international levels. Graduates will be prepared to provide the resources necessary to sustain the community and will be able to supply current, novel ideas, and knowledge. Students will be required to complete four courses, one of which is a community-based internship. The internship will encourage the integration of the students into ongoing community initiatives, enhance responsibility for meeting the needs of others while improving overall well-being of Canadians, and encourage students to utilize previously acquired skills, while gaining new skills, appropriate to their internship setting.

Advanced Practice Oncology / Palliative Nursing, GDip (Type 3)

Graduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: July 16, 2012

The Graduate Diploma in Oncology/Palliative Nursing is designed for advanced practice nurses who desire a series of nursing courses to facilitate the clinical and psychosocial care of oncology/palliative clients. Furthermore, this program augments leadership and management skills while increasing the knowledge base needed to participate in interdisciplinary research. This unique program offers distance education along with simulation and clinical skill development.