Academics at Carleton University

Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution providing high-quality, tertiary education to more than 27,000 students. Our goal is to prepare our graduates for rewarding careers in both Canada and beyond. To that end we employ award-winning researchers, teachers and experts in their field to facilitate the success of our students. Our professors utilize their own research material, incorporate interesting guest speakers and make use of the latest technologies to create rewarding and stimulating classes in which to best further your education and learning experience.

Whatever your field of study you can be assured you will be expertly guided though comprehensive and innovative learning material and graduate with the skills to problem solve, communicate, assess and analyse soundly when you leave university. Many of our programs are interdisciplinary which is vital for success in the modern world.

We also seek to bring as much of the real world into the learning environment as possible and so many of our programs incorporate a work-study component such as an internship, apprenticeship, or other practicum. Our students have worked with employers such as IBM Canada, Ericsson, Ernst & Young, City of Ottawa and Broadview Networks. Graduating with relevant work experience also gives you a competitive edge when applying for work and has led to many successful careers amongst our graduates.