Why complete Integrated Studies at UNB?

years out of high school with some PSE

Leadership Certificate and 1 minor as part of degree

credit hours of study completed at UNB


Is completing your degree something you have always wanted to do? Are you worried about disrupting your personal life or putting your career on hold?

The Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) program allows you to complete your degree while meeting the demands of work and family life.

What program options are there?

You can study part-time and in a variety of formats that are convenient for you. Depending on your background and area of interest, you may be able to complete the BIS online or at a distance, without ever coming to campus.

Learn more by visiting the Bachelor of Integrated Studies website.

What makes Integrated Studies graduates unique?

Graduates of the Bachelor of Integrated Studies will be able to set a direction, create and maintain commitment to that direction, and face adaptive challenges. BIS graduates will also have an interdisciplinary awareness of current social, political, and economic concerns, the leadership qualities required to assume the challenges of citizenship, and the capabilities to facilitate change.

The Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) graduate is primed to meet the challenges of a competitive, ever changing world.

What do employers look for?

  • Intellectual and research skills -- capacity for life-long learning
  • Critical and analytical thinking -- ability to absorb and analyze complex material from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
  • Communication skills -- the ability to listen or read, synthesize, draw conclusions, and effectively communicate in both oral and written form
  • Problem solving skills -- capacity to make discerning judgments and decisions

What can I learn?

Study in any subject that interests you!

Students in the BIS program are required to complete the Certificate in Leadership Studies and a minor in a field of their choosing. The remaining courses for the degree are elective credit chosen by you, based on your interests and goals

Where can I go after graduation?

Common fields of work for BIS graduates include (but not limited to)

  • Researcher
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Civil Servant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Program Coordinator
  • Communications Officer

Common advanced degrees for BIS graduates include

Some careers and fields of expertise of interest to you may require additional education or training afer completing your BIS. Consult with your academic advisor.

How do I get the skills I need?

  • Creation of a detailed study plan
  • Learning portfolio development
  • Academic advising and support at every step

Explore what's relevant to you

These avenues will assist you with your career planning depending on where you are in your studies