Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) is committed to being a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens. With a unique blend of passion and individuality, the Mount is a university with unparalleled social impact at home, across the country and overseas.
The Mount is located just minutes from downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia and is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. A diverse mix of 4,000 women and men from across Canada and over 50 countries take advantage of the Mount’s programs and unique sense of community through on-campus classes or through distance learning opportunities.
The Mount’s 140-year history is a story of humanity and growth. From its beginning, the University has been concerned with the wellbeing of individuals and communities at home and abroad. Established by the Sisters of Charity in 1873, the Mount was one of the only institutions of higher education for women in Canada. At a time when women could not vote, the Mount provided an opportunity for women to learn and participate equally in society.
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 Arts (Communication)which offers students a deeper understanding of the foundations of human and organizational communication, and the relationship between media, culture and society. Other professional programs offered include Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Tourism and Hospitality Management,Child and Youth Study and Public Relations.
The Mount’s undergraduate degrees in Public Relations and Child and Youth Study are the only programs of their kind in Atlantic Canada. With Co-operative Education in a number of these programs, students gain the experience they need to be ready for the workforce.
There are 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.
through a range of options including traditional residence, townhouses or apartment style residence.
Home to some of the best athletes and teams in the region and country, athletics and recreation play a big role in campus life at the Mount. Our Mount Mystics varsity teams have been recognized for their athletic ability, their academics and fair play. The Mount’s fitness centre offers a wide range of classes and programs for students and community members.
Applied Human Nutrition
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Applied Human Nutrition
Child and Youth Study
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