Honorary Degrees are awarded by Mount Royal University under the power conferred upon it by the Post-secondary Learning Act of the Province of Alberta.
Mount Royal University welcomes nominations of worthy candidates for honorary degrees and nominations are accepted year-around. Canadians and non-Canadians may be considered for honorary degrees.
At Mount Royal University, Honorary Degrees are not awarded posthumously and normally not awarded to an individual currently holding elected office at any level of Canadian government or current members of the Mount Royal community. Further details are contained in the Guidelines for the Awarding of Honorary Degrees.