Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta has a large and robust graduate studies program. Nineteen departments offer degrees at the master's and PhD levels. Research topics encompass the entire biomedical spectrum. Each graduate program has its own policies for student stipends, entrance and course requirements so you need to visit the links below to explore potential programs of interest. You can also visit our database
of available graduate student positions.

Once you have identified a program to which you wish to apply, submit your online application 

Twelve departments administer independent graduate programs:

Graduate studies in seven departments are administered by the Medical Sciences Graduate Program (MSGP)


The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry also offers the Li Ka Shing Sino-Canadian Exchange Program for graduate students from Shantou University Medical College in China and the MatCH Graduate Program in maternal and child health.