Academic Programs and Supports

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at U of T and will likely find a program that sparks your interest.

This section describes some examples of the academic programs you can take at U of T.

Academic Programs

First-entry Programs (Undergraduate)

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering gives students the technical and professional competencies they need to address critical global issues. You can apply to 1 of our core undergraduate programs in:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mineral Engineering

You can also apply to a General First Year, which enables you to explore engineering before you specialize.

If you want an extra challenge, you can choose Engineering Science, an enriched program that will prepare you for a wide range of fields. You can also customize your degree through a wide range of minors and certificates.

The Faculty of Arts & Science (St. George Campus) offers a variety of programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in arts, science and commerce. Programs include:

  • Book and Media Studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Physics

The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) offers a range of arts and science programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in arts, science, business administration and commerce. Programs include:

  • Communication and Culture
  • Forensic Science
  • Management
  • Theatre and Drama

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) offers a range of arts and science programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in arts, science and business administration. UTSC is also home to U of T’s Co-op Program. Other programs of study include:

  • Arts Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Studies
  • Management

The Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education‘s mission is to “develop, advance and disseminate knowledge about physical activity, health and their interactions through education (undergraduate, master’s and PhD programs), research, leadership and the provision of opportunity”. The Faculty delivers this mission through outstanding research and education, and co-curricular physical activity and sport programs.

The Faculty of Music has established itself as an arts leader in Canada by combining a wide range of innovative performance training and academic studies — at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels — taught by the country’s top musicians, composers, educators and researchers. Program choices include:

  • Composition
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Music and Health
  • Music Education
  • Musicology
  • Performance (conducting, early music, jazz, keyboard, opera, orchestral instruments and voice studies)
  • Technology
  • Theory

The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design offers a Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies. The program initiates students into the discipline of architecture, using it as an unparalleled lens through which to pursue a liberal arts education. The aim is for students to gain visual literacy and critical skills that prepare them to pursue career paths in fields such as:

  • architecture
  • landscape
  • urban design
  • other cultural enterprises

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Second-entry Programs (Professional)

The Faculty of Dentistry offers you a full range of academic programs including a comprehensive undergraduate program and graduate programs with and without advanced specialty training.

The Faculty of Law is a dynamic academic and social community, whose academic programs are complimented by legal clinics and public interest programs.

The Faculty of Medicine‘s breadth and depth of activities is represented in its departments, centres and institutes. These include interdisciplinary research units that bring researchers together to address specific challenges and identify solutions. Programs you can take include:

  • Health Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Undergraduate Medical Education Program

Graduate programs include an MD program and PhD program. The Office of Indigenous Medical Education provides a culturally safe space and is working to advance Indigenous community engagement and supports.

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy offers you a number of programs, including the:

  • PharmD program (entry to practice professional degree program)
  • PharmD for Pharmacists program (for those who have completed a BScPhm degree and wish to upgrade to an entry level PharmD)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program (BSc), offered in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts and Science

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Graduate Programs (Master’s or Doctorate)

The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design approaches architectural studies and visual studies as part of a broader, liberal arts-based education. Undergraduate programs include Visual Studies and Architectural Studies, and graduate programs include Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.

The Faculty of Forestry is on the leading edge of research in forest conservation science, forest ecosystem management, forest governance and policy, and biomass utilization. Programs include:

  • Biomaterials Science
  • Conservation Arts
  • Conservation Science

The Faculty of Information’s iSchool, known as Canada’s Global Information School, is considered to be one of the world’s leading information and knowledge management schools. Programs include:

  • Interactive Digital Media
  • graduate programs in Information and Museum Studies

The Rotman School of Management is home to the #1 Master of Business Administration program in Canada. The School offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees as well as a rich array of professional development programs that are designed to foster the next generation of business leaders. With one of the most far-reaching personal development initiatives of any business school in North America, Rotman gives students the tools they need to solve the toughest problems, approaching each challenge with creativity and a willingness to think and act in new ways. Join us and transform your career and your leadership potential.

The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, with more than 90 years of achievements, thrives on the challenge to create better outcomes in health care – locally, nationally and internationally. Its students have gone on to become prominent thinkers, research pioneers and relentless innovators. Programs include undergraduate and graduate programs in Nursing, including a renowned Nurse Practitioner (NP) program.

The Dalla Lana School of Public Health is a world leader in public health research, education and service. It offers you a dynamic learning community in which real-world experience in research, practice and fieldwork enhances theoretical study. You can choose from graduate programs such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Family and Community Medicine
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

The School is also home to the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, an institute aimed at creating thriving health in Indigenous communities through partnerships, training and seed funding.

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work educates the social work leaders of tomorrow and is dedicated to transforming lives and communities. Graduate programs include a Master of Social Work program and PhD programs.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT) is Canada’s only all-graduate institute of teaching, learning and research. OISE/UT offers graduate programs in:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Continuing Teacher Education
  • Education Research

Visit the School of Graduate Studies to find out more about graduate education at U of T.

View all of U of T’s academic programs.

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Academic Supports

U of T offers a variety of services at all 3 campuses to help you achieve your academic goals at university. Some of the supports offered include:

  • writing supports
  • examination preparation
  • time management workshops

As well, academic accommodations are provided when students experience disability-related barriers that prohibit demonstration of their knowledge and skills. Accommodations are provided to level the playing field upon which students can establish their success.

To learn about services and programs available to students on each of the campuses, visit:

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