Nova Scotia Colleges and Universities


Colleges and Universities in Nova Scotia

Known as "Canada's Ocean Playground," Nova Scotia is home to beach towns, hiking trails, villages and more. You can find an exciting, busy life in the city of Halifax, the province's capital, or a calm, relaxing pace in its towns. If you want to seek an education while living in Nova Scotia, you'll find opportunities at agricultural schools, community colleges, vocational schools, and more. Dalhousie University, located in Halifax, offers more than 180 degree programs and is considered a leading research university in many fields, including ocean science and technology. Whether you are interested in fields like chemical engineering, computer science, or even nursing, you'll find schools in Nova Scotia that can help you to meet your needs.


Job outlook for graduates in Nova Scotia

There are plenty of opportunities for students with the right training in Nova Scotia. You can pursue any number of fields that could require entry level or advanced training. Occupations and related Halifax annual wages include:

  1. Biologists and related scientists: CAN $28.75
  2. Database analysts and database administrators: CAN $26.45
  3. Metalworking machine operators: CAN $18.00
  4. Natural and applied science policy researchers: CAN $28.53
  5. Registered nurses: CAN $34.15

If you want to live and work in Canada's ocean playground, take a plunge into your education and see what kind of career could be available to you.

See also: Nova Scotia Vocational Schools and Career Training

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            Other Colleges & Universities in Nova Scotia

            Acadia University
            Atlantic School of Theology
            Halifax, Nova Scotia
            Cape Breton University
            Sydney, Nova Scotia
            Dalhousie University
            Halifax, Nova Scotia
            Mount St. Vincent University
            Halifax, Nova Scotia
            Nexient Learning
            Halifax, Sydney, also locations in other provinces
            Nova Scotia Agricultural College
            Truro, NS
            Nova Scotia Community College
            Dartmouth, Annapolis Valley, Yarmouth, Springhill, Halifax, Kentville, Bridgewater, Sydney, Stellarton, Shelburne, Port Hawkesbury, Truro
            NSCAD University
            Halifax, NS (formerly Nova Scotia College of Art and Design)
            St. Francis Xavier University
            Antigonish, Nova Scotia
            St. Mary's University
            Halifax, Nova Scotia
            Universite Sainte-Anne
            University of King's College
            Halifax, Nova Scotia