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If you believe in the power of education, the integral role of knowledge in our society and the value of an exemplary academic experience for our students, you can make a big difference. Give to your program or faculty or choose to support an academic area that has a special meaning for you.

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Business

The DeGroote School of Business fosters interdisciplinary thinking and evidence-based management to transform business and society. DSB supports a culture that embraces bold, interdisciplinary thinking; drives the creation and application of evidence-based knowledge; and expects collegial activity undertaken with integrity.

To learn more about alumni engagement at the DeGroote School of Business, click here

Engineering

Innovative programs. Cutting edge research. Leading faculty. Aspiring students. All these elements have been brought together in a dynamic and supportive environment by the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University to open up a world of possibilities.

Health Sciences

McMaster Health Sciences is unique in Canada as a Faculty that trains physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants and midwives to work together as part of effective health care teams to provide the finest patient care.

Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities comprises over 125 full-and part-time faculty researching and teaching in nine departments. Over 3,000 undergraduate, masters and PhD students from across Canada and around the world are enrolled in our programs. They join the many thousands who have graduated from humanities programs at McMaster since its establishment in 1887.

The vision of our Faculty is centered on excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Of course, visions are nothing without achievements. McMaster Humanities’ achievements are everywhere: from the research projects and innovative teaching of our faculty to the intellectual and social engagement of our students at McMaster and in the wider world.

Science

The Faculty of Science at McMaster is a large community of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff dedicated to promoting excellence in learning and research. Over 200 full time faculty work to provide educational and research opportunities for students, and conduct pioneering research in fields that span from the life sciences (biology, biochemistry, kinesiology, psychology, geography and earth sciences) to the physical sciences (chemistry, physics and astronomy) to the mathematical and computational sciences. Students are taught by leading scientific researchers, in fields ranging from study of the cosmos and characterization of materials to ground-breaking exploration of mechanisms of the cell and changes in the natural environment.

Social Sciences

With the world changing rapidly, and seemingly unpredictably, there is no better time to study Social Sciences. The faculty prides itself on combining excellence and innovation in the classroom with global excellence in research. Social Sciences opens students' minds to new ideas and information, hones critical analytic skills and provides the communication and research tools needed to understand and engage in the contemporary world. 

Arts & Science

Over its 34 years as one of Canada’s most innovative programs, Arts & Science at McMaster has established an enviable reputation for providing an educational environment that equips its graduates to excel in work and/or further study in a wide range of fields. The Arts & Science Program is designed to provide students with a broad-based, interdisciplinary education.

Artsci alumni can stay in touch with the program office in a number of ways. Contact the Arts & Science Office for more information.