Ph.D. Applied Science

Information for Prospective Students

Ph.D. in Applied Science

Science Building

The PhD in Applied Science at Saint Mary's University allows students to conduct research under the supervision of faculty in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Management Science, Math and Computing Science, and Physics. In this program, students complete original cutting-edge research and receive training in applying their research results.

Brochure: MSc and PhD in Applied Science

The Benefits of Doing a PhD in Applied Science at Saint Mary's

  • Dynamic, interdisciplinary learning environment
  • Conduct cutting-edge research
  • Friendly and multicultural student body
  • Make valuable contacts with employers via internship
  • Make a real difference with your applied research

Admission Requirements

  • MSc in a discipline related to the proposed research field
  • Minimum GPA equivalent of 3.7/4.3 in masters-level coursework
  • A faculty member who agrees to supervise your research

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline – February 1
  • Normal start to program – September 1
  • Minimum time to completion –  3 years


Typical stipends for PhD students range from $21,000 to $34,250 per year. Amounts include funding from all sources, including scholarships and teaching assistantships.

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Graduate Program Manager
Keith Bain

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research


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