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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International Master's Program in Automotive Engineering (Dual Degree Program offered in Collaboration with Politecnico di Torino), MASc

Graduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: September 18, 2013

The International Master’s degree program in Automotive Engineering provides students with suitable training and education to give them the opportunity to enter into the professional world with a full and international background in automotive engineering. This dual credential program includes the exchange of students who will achieve two degrees from two prestigious universities, each of which has established partnerships with leading automakers in North America and Europe. The two degrees which will be issued by the concerned universities are respectively the “Laurea Magistrale in Automotive Engineering” issued by Politecnico di Torino and the International Masters of Applied Science in Automotive Engineering issued by the University of Windsor.

Master of Actuarial Science, MAcSc

Graduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: April 24, 2013

The MAcSc program in Master of Actuarial Science will give international students an opportunity to focus on actuarial studies for careers in insurance, pensions and healthcare. As extra benefits, there will be improvements in their English language skills and familiarity with Canada and Canadian culture and values. It is anticipated that international students will return to their home countries upon graduation and apply the information they have learned.

This program provides courses aimed directly at covering the material required by the Society of Actuaries and their professional exams. This material includes courses in probability, theory of interest, financial derivatives, finance, economics, regression and time series, risk and loss functions.

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.

Mechatronic Systems Engineering, BASc

Undergraduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: June 21, 2024

The new Mechatronic Systems Engineering (MSE) program aims to leverage machine learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision techniques to enhance mechatronics system performance. The MSE curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) has been designed to offer students an education that is immediately valuable to them on graduation and which, at the same time, provides a foundation to accommodate their further education in industry or research. The curriculum supports three optional Co-op placements. The program offers two areas of specialization: 1) Autonomous Vehicles and 2) Intelligent Manufacturing, which are in high demand in the labour market, particularly in the Windsor-Essex region. The MSE curriculum has been developed according to the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) recommendations and the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board (CEQB) syllabus. The curriculum consists of courses in three categories: 1. Basic Studies (foundational math and science topics common to all the BASc Engineering Programs), 2. Complementary Studies (safety, engineering economy, sustainability and engineering management, law and ethics (incorporated in Capstone Design), humanities, and social science; and 3. Discipline-Specific Studies (core areas and advanced areas of knowledge). Graduates of the MSE program will possess a deep understanding of both theoretical concepts and practical applications, enabling them to contribute to advancing technology and tackling current and future engineering challenges.

Bachelor of Information Technology, BIT

Undergraduate University of Windsor
Decision Date: December 16, 2022

The Bachelor of Information Technology prepares students for careers in computer and information technology. Students who complete this program will have an understanding of basic hardware concepts and in-depth knowledge of software development, programming, data management systems, web and mobile applications, customer services systems, and networks. Students who elect to pursue an internship are able to connect theoretical knowledge with its practical application and develop critical networking skills. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to seek professional certification in Information Technology Certificate Professional (ITCP), Associate Information Technology Professional (AITP), and/or Information Systems Professional (ISP).