Study STEM in Canada
As of January 22, 2024, most students need to provide a provincial attestation letter (PAL) from the province or territory where they plan to study. Some exceptions apply. Find out more.
Why study STEM at a Canadian college or university
You can find a wide range of world-leading science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs at colleges and universities across Canada. Take advantage of work and research opportunities to learn the skills you need for your career. To get answers to your questions, please fill out the form and start your application now!
Quality learning and research
The rapidly evolving STEM fields are always in need of new ideas! You’ll find cutting-edge programs, professors and facilities. You’ll have the chance to work on research projects to build your creativity, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Live in a welcoming community
Wondering where to live while you study? You can choose from many diverse, welcoming and affordable communities. Explore different regions and find out where to live in Canada:
College and university programs
In Canada, you can choose from either college or university studies to get a quality STEM education. College courses are often shorter and focused on hands-on, technical skills. You’ll typically receive a certificate or diploma. Universities offer more academic and research-based options. You’ll typically receive a Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD degree. Whether you study a college or university program, you’ll be preparing for your future STEM career.
Career opportunities and industry connections
In Canada, you can get work experience while studying. Get a mix of both classroom and practical learning to help you get job-ready. Many schools also have strong industry ties which means you will be able to take advantage of networking, co-op and internship opportunities.
STEM programs to prepare for your future
Choose from a range of STEM disciplines based on your interests and passions. No matter what you study, you’ll find opportunities to build a career in your field. As the STEM field continues to grow in Canada, more graduates are needed to join the workforce and meet future challenges.
Canada is ranked 8th in the world for share of high-quality research outputs from academic institutions in the field of natural sciences. Get the skills you need for your career by studying programs such as:
- Biology and microbiology
- Environmental sciences
Learn the digital and technical skills that are in high demand across industries. Studying within the tech space can lead you to career opportunities in areas such as:
- Computer science
- Data science and machine learning
- Information systems
A degree in engineering means you’ll solve real-world problems daily. Choose from different programs to find the right engineering discipline for you, including:
- Civil engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Computer engineering
- Power engineering
Learn analytical problem-solving skills that will be transferable across industries. By studying these programs your degree will provide you with global opportunities:
- Data science
- Mathematics and applied mathematics
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