Canada Universities for Earth Sciences Programs

Earth-Sciences Many Canadian universities hold a good reputation in the field of earth sciences higher education. Various degrees are offered by these universities in the disciplines of earth sciences, earth and atmospheric sciences, earth and ocean sciences and so on.

University of Alberta

BSc Honours or Specialization in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; PhD in earth and atmospheric sciences; MSc in earth and atmospheric sciences and MA in earth and atmospheric sciences programs are available at the University of Alberta in the discipline of earth and atmospheric sciences.

The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia offers Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Earth and Ocean Sciences

Simon Fraser University

Major academic programs conducted at the Simon Fraser University in the discipline of earth sciences include programs such as BSc in earth sciences (major/honors/minor); PhD in Earth Sciences and MSc in earth sciences.

University of Victoria

University of Victoria offers various programs in the discipline of earth and ocean sciences.  BSc in earth and ocean sciences; BSc in physics and earth and ocean science (geophysics); BSc in physics and earth and ocean science (physical oceanography); PhD in earth and ocean science and MSc in earth and ocean science are the major earth sciences programs conducted at the university

Memorial University of Newfoundland


Memorial University of Newfoundland offers BSc in earth sciences; PhD in earth sciences (geology); PhD in earth sciences (geophysics); MSc in earth sciences (geology) and MSc in earth sciences (geophysics)

Dalhousie University

BA in Earth Sciences with concentration; BA in Earth Sciences – major/honours; BSc in Earth Sciences – major/honours; BSc in Earth Sciences with concentration; PhD in Earth Sciences and MSc in Earth Sciences constitute major earth sciences programs available at the Dalhousie University.

Brock University

Brock University offers BSc in earth sciences (3-year or 4-year with major); BSc in earth sciences (Honours) and MSc in earth sciences

Carleton University

BSc in biology & earth sciences (honours); BSc in chemistry & earth sciences; BSc in Earth Sciences & physical geography (honours); BSc in Earth Sciences (general); BSc in Earth Sciences (honours); PhD in Earth Sciences and MSc in Earth Sciences are the major earth sciences courses conducted at the Carleton University

McMaster University

McMaster University offers BSc in environmental and earth sciences; PhD in earth and environmental sciences and MSc in earth and environmental sciences for the career aspirants in the field of earth and environmental sciences.

University of Toronto

University of Toronto is well known for programs such as BSc in Earth Systems: Physics and Environment (Specialist) and BSc in Earth Science (Specialist, Major, Minor).

University of Waterloo

Major earth sciences programs available at the University of Waterloo are BSc honours in earth sciences; PhD in earth sciences and MSc in earth sciences.

The University of Western Ontario

The University of Western Ontario offers courses in earth and planetary sciences such as BSc in Earth and Planetary Sciences (Major, Minor) and BSc in Advanced Earth and Planetary Sciences (Minor)

Besides, University of Calgary (Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences); Lakehead University (Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences); University of Lethbridge (PhD in Earth, Space and Physical Science); Vancouver Island University (BSc Minor in Earth Science and Bachelor of Arts Minor Earth Science); St. Francis Xavier University (BSc in earth sciences and MSc in earth sciences); University of Guelph (BSc in environmental sciences with major in earth and atmospheric science); Laurentian University of Sudbury (BSc in environmental earth science and BA in Earth Sciences) and University of Ottawa (PhD in Earth Sciences and MSc in Earth Sciences) also conduct several academic programs in the discipline of earth sciences.


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