Connect, Learn, Succeed - Fully Online.

The University of Fredericton (UFred) is a fully-online, degree-granting institution offering certificate, diploma, and degree programs. Founded and based out of Fredericton, New Brunswick, UFred takes exceptional pride in its offering of innovative, relevant online education that emphasizes leadership development and lifelong learning.

UFred offers a unique, completely online learning experience that supports the academic and professional goals of its constituents. Through approachable, friendly support and service, we are devoted to creating student success.

Our programs

Our programs are designed for working professionals who are looking to move their careers forward. Learn more about how to get started today.

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Our community

We're proud to have a unique, diverse community of students that spans every province and territory in Canada, as well as around the world. Learn more about how to connect with our community here.

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News and Events

Jason Weibel is a highly motivated and successful health and safety professional.  Working in the mining industry and eventually taking on safety roles, his…

In September 2017, UFred professor Robert Montgomery had the distinct honor of becoming the National Education Director for the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) and a member of the CSSE Board of Directors.

As a mother of 3-teenage boys, working full-time at a hospital and running my own company, I needed something that was flexible enough to fit into the few free hours I had. Distance learning was attractive and seemed to be the only option that fit. Once I decided on an MBA, at that time, the University of Fredericton (UFred) was the only 100% online program, and I applied right away.

At UFred, online learning is how busy professionals achieve a higher education without losing career momentum. Despite never meeting in person, many students report creating lasting bonds and networking opportunities with their peers.

Sharona Bookbinder, success through online learning  “As a mother of 3-teenage boys, working full-time at a hospital and running my own company, I needed something that was…

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