Future Graduate Students

The Faculty of Graduate Studies supports many graduate programs with a variety of specializations and focus areas in each of our faculties and schools. Graduate students contribute to UPEI through research, teaching, mentorship, and community outreach.

Application deadlines, tuition deposit, and co-ordinators
Tuition and fees
Scholarships, grants, and awards
Find a supervisor


Application deadlines, tuition deposit, and co-ordinators

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
and MBA in Global Leadership (MBA-GL)
Deadline: July 1 (applications and all documentation)
Contact: Grace McCourt, program co-ordinator - gmccourt@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $1,000
Intake: Fall only

Master in Global Affairs
Deadline: April 30 (Program on hold and not accepting applications)
Contact: Dr. Doreley Coll, program co-ordinator - dcoll@upei.ca
Tuition deposit: $250
Intake: Fall only

Master of Applied Health Services Research
Deadline: March 1
Contact: Dr. Barry Linkletter, program co-ordinator - gsc@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Intake: Fall only 
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

Master of Arts in Island Studies
Deadlines: Fall term, July 1; Winter term, November 1
All application materials, including all supplementary materials, must be received no later than July 8 (Fall term) and November 8 (Winter term).
Contact: Dr. Laurie Brinklow - brinklow@upei.ca 
Tuition Deposit: $250 
Intakes: Fall and Winter
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is NOT required 

Master of Education in Leadership in Learning (MEd)
Specializations have different deadlines:

  • Global Perspectives 
    • Application period for Fall intake opens September 1, closes July 1
    • Application period for Winter intake opens January 1, closes October 1
  • 21st Century Learning
    • Application period for July intake opens May 1, closes March 1
  • Inclusive Education
    • Application period for July intake opens: May 1, closes March 1
  • College Educators
    • No intake for 2020–2021 academic year

Contact: Dr. Tess Miller, Faculty of Education - edgradadmin@upei.ca
Tuition deposit: $250

Master of Nursing
Thesis-stream deadline: February 15 for Fall intake
Nurse Practitioner stream deadline: February 15 for Fall 2023 intake (stream is offered every two years)
Contact: Dr. Janis MacLellan-Peters - jmaclellanpeters@upei.ca 
Intake: Fall only
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is NOT required

Master of Science (MSc) (Faculty of Science)
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Barry Linkletter, MSc co-ordinator - gsc@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

Master of Science in Sustainable Design Engineering
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Ali Ahmadi, program co-ordinator - aahmadi@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

Master of Science (MSc) (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine)
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Larry Hammell - avcgradstudies@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

Master of Veterinary Science (MVSc)
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Larry Hammell - avcgradstudies@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

PhD in Environmental Sciences
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Barry Linkletter, program co-ordinator - gsc@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250 
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

PhD in Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Barry Linkletter, program co-ordinator - gsc@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250 
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

PhD in Veterinary Medicine
Deadline: for Fall intake July 1; for Winter intake November 1; for Summer intake March 1.
Contact: Dr. Larry Hammell - avcgradstudies@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is an admission requirement

PhD in Educational Studies
Deadline: January 15
Contact: Dr. Tess Miller, Faculty of Education - edgradadmin@upei.ca
Tuition deposit: $250 
Intake: Fall only
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is NOT required

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
Deadline: January 15
Contact: Dr. Jason Doiron, program co-ordinator - jpdoiron@upei.ca 
Tuition deposit: $250 
Intake: Fall only
Securing a supervisor prior to applying is NOT required

Refer to our Graduate Program Details chart for at-a-glance information about intake and application deadlines, tuition deposits, and program contacts.

Tuition and program fees

Scholarships, grants, and awards

Find a supervisor

Visit the Potential Graduate Supervisors page for contacts and more information.

Ready to apply?

Follow our simple five-step process to create a UPEI account and complete an application form.