About Us

Sure, we can tell you about our beautiful surroundings and how our students rate us #1 in several student satisfaction surveys, or how our residences are the rated one of the best in Canada, but the best way to experience Nipissing is by visiting us.

Our History

While the roots of Nipissing University extend back to the 1900's with the North Bay Normal School, Nipissing University College was formed in 1967 as an affiliate of Laurentian University. Nipissing University received its charter as an independent University in 1992. Today, Nipissing is proud to be a primarily undergraduate university with a reputation for excellence in teacher education, arts, science and professional programs. Students will find themselves in a high-quality academic environment that is student-focused and based on personal teaching practices, innovative approaches to learning, and a growing research culture. Nipissing is committed to playing a positive role in the educational, social, cultural and economic life in all of the communities it serves.

Graduate Studies

The mission of the School of Graduate Studies is to define and support excellence in graduate education at Nipissing University. To achieve this goal, the primary roles and functions of the School of Graduate Studies are to articulate a vision of excellence for the graduate community, to provide an inter-university perspective on graduate education, to enhance the intellectual and research community of scholars among graduate students and graduate faculty and to serve as an advocate for graduate education and graduate students within the institution. Master of Arts in History Master of Education Master of Environmental Sciences/Studies Master of Kinesiology Master of Science in Mathematics Ph.D. in Education with a focus on Educational Sustainability

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The Master of Science program in Kinesiology offers a variety of unique features that make it distinct from other programs within the province of Ontario. Moreover, the p ... [+]

Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Master of Science program in Kinesiology offers a variety of unique features that make it distinct from other programs within the province of Ontario. Moreover, the program will fulfill a needed role in providing graduate school opportunities in kinesiology to students in the Northeastern Ontario region. The mode of program delivery includes traditional classroom, laboratory, and seminar settings.

The MSc in Kinesiology program is a research-intensive, thesis-based program. Students are expected to complete the program within 24 months (2 years) of their initial enrolment. Students complete coursework within the first two semesters of their enrolment in the program and complete their thesis by the end of the sixth semester in the program.... [-]

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