Online Master's Degrees in Canada

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Find and compare 117 Online Masters at universities in Canada. Below is a selection of the available study options. Interested in studying a distance learning course? View all 117 Online Masters's programmes at universities in Canada. You can also read more about Canada.

A Distance-learning master's options provide many opportunities for career advancement. Fully online self-paced study offers employed students the time flexibility needed to balance work and studies. By using the latest advancements in communication technology, online masters open the way to new business opportunities by building networks of students with common goals. Remote studies offer lower tuition fees, while preserving content quality and teacher involvement as on campus master’s programmes.

Studying in Canada

Canada has one of the strongest economies in the world, and Canadians enjoy a high standard of living, as well as an internationally renowned university system.

Distance Learning

Distance or online learning is a mode of study that allows students to study most or all of a course without attending at a campus-based institution. Distance can refer to both material and interaction. Distance learning provides access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both.

During this type of education students communicate with the faculty and other students via e-mail, electronic forums, videoconferencing, chat rooms, bulletin boards, instant messaging and other forms of computer-based interaction.

The programmes often include a online training system and tools to produce a virtual classroom. The tuition fees for distance learning vary from institution to programme to country. It is certain that the student saves expenses related to accommodation and transportation, because you can maintain your current living expenses. Distance learning is also a great solution for people that already have a job, and still want or need further education.

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117 Online Master's degrees in Canada

M.B.A. Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration programme offered by the University West Canada will prepare you for leadership on the global stage. This program is accredited by ACBSP. You will take the most challenging situations in your stride, apply pragmatic solutions to problems you encounter and ultimately drive the success of an organization with your informed decision-making.

M.B.A. Master of Business Administration

Learners and faculty with diverse backgrounds come together from all over the world, contributing to a holistic perspective of a global business mind- and skill-set. The Master of Business Administration experience at Thompson Rivers University is a training ground for your future and the limitless opportunities you’ll explore upon graduation.

School of Business and Economics
Postgraduate Diploma Educational Leadership and Management

The Educational Leadership and Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is a 12-month, 18-credit, six course program designed to build the knowledge and practical skills of professionals working in the private and public education sectors.

Education & Technology
M.G.M. Global Management

The Global Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University delivers a graduate-level international business management education that enables you to develop and demonstrate the abilities required to manage across borders and bridge across cultures, providing you with strong international managerial skills and competencies to succeed in business in Canada or around the world.

Business
Postgraduate Certificate Strategic Human Resources Management

With the Strategic Human Resources Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University, you gain the strategic skills and tactical understanding to be an active player at the executive level. Build on existing technical human resources knowledge and learn to effectively manage a diverse workforce in organizations undergoing change. 

Executive Education
Postgraduate Certificate Professional Communication Management

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Communication Management from Royal Roads University will improve your understanding of internal and external corporate communication, solidify your understanding of stakeholder and public relations and enable you to develop a deeper understanding of social media strategy and governance.

Communication & Culture
Postgraduate Diploma Higher Education Administration and Leadership

The Higher Education Administration and Leadership programme taught at Royal Roads University is an 18-credit program, completed through our blended learning model of online study with a two-week on-campus residency. For students interested in developing their global perspective, there is an opportunity to specialize in International Education.

Education & Technology
Postgraduate Certificate Project Management

The Project Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University will provide you with leading-edge instruction in project management best practices, project leadership, team dynamics and project negotiations. 

Executive Education
M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies - online

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Royal Roads University offers master’s degrees comprised of elements from other RRU programs, enabling us to provide an education shaped by your unique aspirations.

Interdisciplinary Studies
M.A. Higher Education Administration and Leadership (Blended)

The Higher Education Administration and Leadership (Blended) programme offered by the Royal Roads University is a two-year, 33-credit program that provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership within complex and changing higher educational environments. 

Education & Technology
Postgraduate Certificate Business Development in International Education

The Graduate Certificate in Business Development in International Education at Royal Roads University  is a seven-month, nine-credit program that focuses on  the increasing need for educational leaders  who can make sound and nimble business decisions about programs, policies, and practices related to international education.

Education & Technology
Postgraduate Certificate Strategic Global Communication

Develop strategic communication skills for our increasingly global world with the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Global Communication at Royal Roads University. Designed for communications professionals working within the fields of advocacy, diplomacy, development, and social change, this nine-credit certificate will equip you to make positive changes in your community or organization. 

Communication & Culture
Postgraduate Certificate Organization Design and Development

The Organization Design and Development programme offered by the Royal Roads University is for professionals working in, or consulting with, organizations in all sectors who wish to expand their knowledge, skills, strategies, and expertise in the area of organization development.

Executive Education
M.A. Educational Leadership and Management

The two-year MA in Educational Leadership and Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is designed to help educators develop a critically reflective understanding of school improvement concepts and research. 

Education & Technology
M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (Blended)

A journey’s second step is as important as its first. The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Blended) taught at the Royal Roads University offers a program tailored to your academic objectives. By offering options from other RRU programs, we’re able to provide an education shaped by your unique aspirations.

Interdisciplinary Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Justice Studies

Founded on a transdisciplinary approach to justice studies for solving complex social issues, the unique Justice Studies programme offered by the Royal Roads University is problem-focused, drawing from diverse disciplines to help you deal with ever-evolving problems in action-oriented, solution-focused and context-specific ways.

Humanitarian Studies
Postgraduate Certificate Leadership

The Leadership programme taught at the Royal Roads University, consisting of the first three courses of the competency-based MA in Leadership program at Royal Roads University, is ideal for students who want to improve their leadership abilities but aren’t available for a master’s-level program.

Leadership Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Environmental Education and Communication

The Environmental Education and Communication programme taught at Royal Roads University is a leadership program that focuses on developing the competency and skill of educators and communicators who have an interest in, or responsibility for presenting environmental information to audiences. 

Environment & Sustainability
Postgraduate Certificate Environmental Education and Communication

The Environmental Education and Communication programme offered by the Royal Roads University is a leadership program that focuses on developing the competency and skill of educators and communicators who have an interest in, or responsibility for presenting environmental information to audiences.

Environment & Sustainability
Postgraduate Diploma Learning and Technology (Online)

The Learning and Technology (Online) programme offered by the Royal Roads University is a 12-month, 18-credit program designed to build the knowledge and practical skills of professionals working in the field of technology-mediated education.

Education & Technology
M.B.A. Business Administration in Executive Management

The Business Administration in Executive Management programme offered by the Royal Roads Universityaddresses the real-world needs of today’s business world, developing flexible minds with the ability to analyze a situation, synthesize a strategic plan, and implement an effective solution. 

Business
Postgraduate Certificate Sustainable Community Development

Designed for working professionals seeking graduate-level education, the Sustainable Community Development programme offered by the Royal Roads University builds leadership, knowledge and practical experience through a real-world project and interdisciplinary approach to the social, ecological and economic implications of change at the community level.

Environment & Sustainability
M.A. Disaster and Emergency Management

The Disaster and Emergency Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is dedicated to educating both existing and aspiring disaster and emergency management professionals. In this program, you will learn how to support communities at risk and how to increase their resilience to the variety of hazards they may face, both now and in the future.

Humanitarian Studies
M.A. Conflict Analysis and Management

The MA in Conflict Analysis and Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is a two-year, interdisciplinary graduate program that provides students with foundations to identify, analyze, and manage intra-group and multi-party conflict in a variety of organizational contexts, including domestic, intercultural, and international environments.

Humanitarian Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Disaster and Emergency Management

The Disaster and Emergency Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is dedicated to educating both existing and aspiring disaster and emergency management professionals. In this program, you will learn how to support communities at risk and how to increase their resilience to the variety of hazards they may face, both now and in the future.

Humanitarian Studies
M.A. Leadership

The Leadership programme taught at Royal Roads University consists of two years of interdisciplinary study. In each year, students focus on relevant, real world problem-solving projects grounded in a rigorous theoretical understanding of the nature of today’s organizations and the changing role of leadership within them. 

Leadership Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Technology-enhanced Learning and Design

The Technology-enhanced Learning and Design programme offered by the Royal Roads University was developed to provide educators and trainers in the private and public sectors with the skills needed to create and deliver appropriate and productive learning materials for a variety of online platforms. 

Education & Technology
Postgraduate Diploma Human Security and Peacebuilding

The Human Security and Peacebuilding programme offered by the Royal Roads University is for current or aspiring professionals interested in advancing their skills in the field of international humanitarian assistance, social reconstruction, capacity building, and peacebuilding.

Humanitarian Studies
M.A. Justice Studies

Founded on a transdisciplinary approach to justice studies for solving complex social issues, the unique Justice Studies programme offered by the Royal Roads University is problem-focused, drawing from diverse disciplines to help you deal with ever-evolving problems in action-oriented, solution-focused and context-specific ways.

Humanitarian Studies
M.A. Professional Communication

The MA in Professional Communication program at Royal Roads University consists of two years of study with an annual three-week on-campus residency at the beginning of each year. Faculty who have expert, real-world experience provide a solid foundation of advanced professional and technical skills that underpin effective leadership in an increasingly communication-driven world.

Communication & Culture
Master Public Administration (Management) MPA (M)

Designed and delivered by internationally recognized academics and senior public service practitioners, the program's optimal blend of theory, analysis and day-to-day practical learning gives you a unique framework to address the complex national and global issues that leaders and executives face today and in the future.

Graduate Studies
Master Co-operatives and Credit Unions

Saint Mary’s University and the Sobey School of Business are leaders in co-operative management education. The Co-operatives and Credit Unions program is offered by Saint Mary's University.

Saint Mary's University Sobey School of Business
Master Accounting

Carleton’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) is a rigorous program that will provide a gateway to a career as a professional accountant. Graduates will be exempt from the CPA Canada Professional Education Program (PEP) and will proceed directly to the CPA Canada Common Final Examination, which is the final step in becoming a chartered professional accountant.

Master Public Health

The School of Public Health and Social Policy is designed to encompass interdisciplinary and inter-professional fields of study. Within this context, health is understood as a resource for everyday living emphasizing social and personal resources as well as physical capacities. 

Master Public Health

The MPH is a professional course-based degree with a practicum. It is an interdisciplinary program intended to prepare individuals for professional practice and leadership in public health. The program is designed for completion in two academic years of full-time study. Students may also choose to study part-time over a maximum of five years. During their first term in the program, each student is assigned an academic advisor who will mentor them through their core required courses, practical and elective selection.

Master Public Health: Nursing Specialization

In the Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing degree, students will focus on current issues in the science and/or service of public health, so that they may gain experience through opportunities in any of the fundamental disciplines that underlie public health. The program is primarily intended to prepare graduates for a career in public health practice.

Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Public Health Leadership

The multidisciplinary nature of both health policy and health management presents both challenges and opportunities. This program address problems relevant to health policy, health services delivery, outcome measurement, patient safety, leadership, and organizational management relevant to health care organizations and systems.

Department of Public Health
M.Sc. Biology

The graduate program in the Department of Biology is administered by the Associate Chair, Graduate Studies (Associate Chair), the Departmental Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Studies (Graduate Coordinator) and Graduate Office Assistant. 

MPH Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program provides a broad understanding of public health and the knowledge, tools, and skills for management/leadership roles in public health settings. The program highlights evidence-informed practice in public health, sociobehavioural health, environmental health, and public health informatics. 

M.Ed. Early Childhood Education

The early years of a child's life are critical years that play a major role in determining the child's developmental trajectory throughout life. The Early Childhood Education program is offered by the University of British Columbia.

MET Educational Technology

The Master of Educational Technology (MET) program offers a fully online graduate degree that explores the potential use and impact of learning technologies in a variety of contexts. UBC is an internationally-recognized leader in distributed education, and the Faculty members work on the leading edge of curriculum design and technology integration.

M.A. Integrated Studies

With Athabasca University’s Master of Arts in Integrated Studies (MA-IS), you will learn to think holistically, critically and reflectively. You will find the connections and points of overlap between specialized and generalized knowledge.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Renewable Energy Technologies

The  Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Technologies is an advanced program. It is presented at a considerably higher level than the Advanced Diploma and bachelor degree level programs and intending students should be aware of the greater challenge.

M.Sc. Information Systems

Analyze and synthesize information systems concepts and skills and apply management principles to the Information Technology (IT) industry with Athabasca University’s online Master of Science in Information Systems (MSc IS).

Faculty of Science and Technology
M.C.I.Sc. Family Medicine

The Family Medicine program has attracted Family Physicians from Canada and around the world who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills and leadership within the discipline of Family Medicine.

Master Nursing

Whether you want to move into a leadership position in health care or broaden the nursing services you can provide, Athabasca University’s online Master of Nursing (MN) program is for you. You can choose between a Generalist stream and a Nurse Practitioner (NP) stream.

Faculty of Health Disciplines
Postgraduate Certificate Graduate Certificate in Public Health Strategic Communications

Health Communication is a multidisciplinary field with the objective to share public health information to multiple audiences. The goals of public health communication is to influence, engage, and support individuals, communities, health professionals, special groups, policy makers and the public to champion, introduce, adopt, or sustain a behavior, practice, or policy that will ultimately improve health outcomes.

Department of Public Health
MHI Master of Health Informatics

The Master of Health Informatics (MHI) program is designed for professionals with backgrounds in public health and/or health care who require more knowledge about computer science and health informatics in order to identify, design and manage informatics solutions relevant to health and health systems. 

M.Ed. Education

For over 30 years, graduates of the Master of Education program have enhanced their professional practices, made advancements in their careers and shaped their communities.

M.B.A. Business Administration

Athabasca University launched the first fully interactive online MBA program in the world, and since then has continued to build a legacy of online excellence in graduate management education. Today, AU’s MBA remains one of Canada’s largest online MBA programs.

Postgraduate Diploma Business Administration

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration utilizes an online learning environment that lets you study when it is convenient to your schedule, from wherever you are. Whether you want the business basics or a stepping stone to a Beedie MBA, the GDBA gets you a step up towards your career goals.

Beedie School of Business
M.Sc. Occupational Therapy Post Professional

Our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Post-Professional program is designed for practicing occupational therapists. You can realize your own potential to lead, practice and create new knowledge with our flexible, online program.

Graduate Studies
Master Counselling

Athabasca University’s online Master of Counselling (MC) is designed to meet the graduate academic requirements for professional counsellors or counselling psychologists.

Faculty of Health Disciplines
Master Conference Interpreting

The new Master of Conference Interpreting (MCI) program at Glendon seeks to prepare a new generation of skilled and knowledgeable professionals for a rewarding career in this dynamic, fast-paced field.

M.Sc. Health Informatics

Since 1981, the School of Health Information Science has led the way in health informatics education and research in Canada, and is considered by many a world leader in this field. The research and teaching strengths of the School include the planning, design, implementation, use and evaluation of health information systems in different healthcare settings. 

Master Master of Health Evaluation (MHE)

The Master of Health Evaluation (MHE) program is designed for professional evaluators and practicing health professionals seeking exciting careers in future health care decision-making. Graduates will be adept at evaluative thinking, well versed in systems science, evaluation theory and methods, and possess excellent skills in communication and stakeholder engagement. 

M.H.M. Health Management

The solid academic foundation of the Master of Health Management program comes from the partnership of the DeGroote School of Business and the School of Rehabilitation Science.

M.Sc. Mathematics And Science Teaching

If you're a working elementary or middle-school teacher, the Graduate Diploma in Mathematics and Science Teaching will help you get comfortable with the new mathematics curriculum, rediscover chemistry, biology, physics and earth science and connect with other teachers in a positive and friendly environment.

Master Health Studies

Prepare for a leadership position in the health system with Athabasca University’s Master of Health Studies (MHS). This online program will give you the skills to discern emerging trends and provide leadership to health systems and organizations.

Faculty of Health Disciplines
Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Epidemiology

Clinical epidemiology concerns the advancement and application of health research knowledge for clinical decisions, and is integral to evidence-based medicine.

Master Counselling

As a Master of Counselling student you will experience a distance program designed to prepare you for a career as a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist.

Master Public Health and Health Systems

As part of the School of Public Health and Health Systems, you will be immersed in leading research, and gain the skills to tackle some of the biggest health concerns of today. Beside our leading researchers, you will learn how to integrate perspectives from multiple disciplines as well as discover how to use research to design, implement, and evaluate health programs, policies and services.