your career

Are you ready to advance your career in architecture or
landscape architecture, community and regional planning,
engineering or health care? These professional graduate-level
programs offered by UBC Applied Science provide a unique
learning and networking experience.

As a student in one of our professional programs, you’ll learn from experts while deepening your technical skills, enhancing your leadership abilities and connecting with a network of like-minded professionals.

It’s a winning combination that will enable you to advance your career. UBC Applied Science offers the following professional programs:

  • The Master of Community and Regional Planning is a two-year professional degree in planning that prepares students to anticipate and respond to rapidly changing urban, regional and global environments.
  • The Master of Engineering Leadership is a one-year program for engineers and other technical professionals who want to deepen their sector-specific technical skills and build their leadership skills. Programs are currently available in: Advanced Materials Manufacturing, Clean Energy Engineering, Dependable Software Systems, Green Bio-Products, Integrated Water Management, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Resource Engineering Management and Urban Systems.
  • The Master of Health Leadership and Policy is a one-year program for health-care professionals interested in strengthening their technical and leadership skills. A program is available in Seniors Care.
  • The Master of Urban Design is a one-year program for future planners that integrates design studios with courses in urban design history and theory, economics and public policy.

These intensive programs for practicing professionals eager to excel in their careers, broaden their technical perspectives and deepen their business and leadership skills.

Ready to join us?


Deepen your knowledge in your technical specialty and propel your career forward. The professional programs at UBC Applied Science provide a game-changing combination of cross-disciplinary technical skills.


Connect with a dynamic and diverse cohort of motivated students from across Applied Science and UBC as you build a strong network that offers connections and opportunities well into the future.


Acquire the leadership skills you need to thrive in today’s team-oriented work environments through opportunities such as professional development workshops and individual coaching.

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