Programs of Study

Programs of Study

Graduate Program

Accounting

MAcc
Undergraduate Certificate

Accounting

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Actuarial Science

BA offered by Faculty of Science

Join our personalized, hands-on program in the growing field of financial risk management and learn to foretell an uncertain future. Write the actuarial certification exams key to becoming an in-demand business professional. Take courses in mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and communications skills to prepare for a successful career. Career paths include: actuary, financial analyst, financial risk analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Actuarial Science

Offered by Faculty of Science
Graduate Diploma

Advanced Accounting

Undergraduate Program

African Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Get inspired by Africa as a continent with a global impact. Learn from professors engaged in researching social justice, political leadership, economic development, health issues and cultural change from precolonial times to the present. Career paths include: diplomat, international development officer, policymaker.

Undergraduate Program

Anthropology

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Become an informed global citizen by delving into a comparative study of the world’s societies and cultures. Develop the knowledge and skills to think critically and productively about how class, race, gender and ethnic identities are produced and expressed in shifting local and global contexts of power. Career paths include: development officer, foreign affairs worker, educator, human resources specialist. 

Graduate Program

Anthropology, Social

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Anti-Racist Research & Practice

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Applied Mathematics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Develop and apply problem-solving skills and precise analyses. Use equations and computer simulations to discover possibilities as diverse as designing computer chips, setting insurance rates, modeling electric power grids, studying genetic engineering and examining climate change. Career paths include: financial analyst, epidemiological analyst, mathematical economist.

Graduate Program

Art History

MA
Undergraduate Program

Art History

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Study the relationships between visual art and its social contexts, including global cultural exchenge, with a curriculum focused on modern and contemporary art, indigenous and settler art of the Americas, Asian art, western art and architecture, art criticism and curatorial studies. Explore practical applications of museum and gallery studies, with hands-on access to original works of art.

Graduate Program

Art History & Visual Culture

PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Athletic Therapy

Offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Education

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

EDUCATION (BEd) Take advantage of the most diverse undergraduate education curriculum in Ontario, with the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Education in Technological Education degree programs. Seize opportunitiesin French languageeducation, Jewish teacher education, Indigenous education and a formal Specialization in International Education. Complete qualifications in one of the most extensive ranges of Intermediate-Senior teachable subjects in the province.

InourConcurrent BEdprogram, youwillwork toward your Education degree while completing almost any other York undergraduate degree. You can apply from high school (for select Faculties) or after completing three years of university study.  Completing this program leads to a recommendation to the Ontario College of Teachers for a teaching certificate. Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree can apply to the two-year full-time Consecutive BEd program. Career paths include: teacher, principal, education policy adviser.

Undergraduate Program

Bachelor of Education (French)

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

EDUCATION (BEd) Take advantage of the most diverse undergraduate education curriculum in Ontario, with the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Education in Technological Education degree programs. Seize opportunitiesin French languageeducation, Jewish teacher education, Indigenous education and a formal Specialization in International Education. Complete qualifications in one of the most extensive ranges of Intermediate-Senior teachable subjects in the province.

InourConcurrent BEdprogram, youwillwork toward your Education degree while completing almost any other York undergraduate degree. You can apply from high school (for select Faculties) or after completing three years of university study.  Completing this program leads to a recommendation to the Ontario College of Teachers for a teaching certificate. Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree can apply to the two-year full-time Consecutive BEd program. Career paths include: teacher, principal, education policy adviser.

Undergraduate Program

Biochemistry

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Study the chemistry of living organisms. Analyze the physiology and the structures, properties and changes of biomatter. Put your knowledge to use in areas like medical diagnostics, food innovation and safety, cosmetics and forensic science. Career paths include: pharmaceutical researcher, quality-control scientist, forensic scientist.

Undergraduate Program

Biology

BSc, iBSc offered by Faculty of Science

Contemplate life on scales ranging from the cellular to the global. Choose from courses in biochemistry, molecular genetics and cell biology, zoology, physiology, plant science, evolution and ecology. Whatever your focus, you’ll have first-rate laboratory experiences and research opportunities. Career paths include: botanist, physician, cancer researcher.

Graduate Program

Biology

MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Biology / Biologie

BSc offered by Glendon

Explore major topics in the first and only BSc Biology program in southern Ontario with courses in English and French. Study conservation biology, ecology and animal behaviour in our small classes with direct access to a living lab in our own forested “backyard.” Career paths include: marine biologist, research associate, environmental planning specialist.

Undergraduate Program

Biomedical Science

BSc, iBSc offered by Faculty of Science

Understand the body on molecular, cellular, and macro levels, and how this knowledge can help prevent and treat illness. Draw on different areas of life science, including biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, physiology and biotechnology. Career paths include: microbiologist, virologist, physician.

Undergraduate Program

Biophysics

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Delve into an exciting intersection of physics and biology, where techniques of physics are applied to biological processes. Learn how a laser can aid drug delivery and how DNA can improve light-emitting diodes. Make your studies come alive in an internship or through undergraduate research. Career paths include: radiation scientist, forensic scientist, medical imaging specialist.

Undergraduate Program

Biotechnology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Apply science and engineering in the innovative use of living organisms to improve the quality of our food, health and environment. Uses include the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the improvement of agricultural crops and productivity. Career paths include: biomanufacturing scientist, regulatory affairs officer, agricultural product researcher.

Undergraduate Certificate

Black Canadian Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Business & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Acquire a critical, in-depth understanding of the relationship between business, social structures and government, and evaluate the ways in which business and society influence one another. Career paths include: non-profit business manager, public servant, business professional.

Graduate Program

Business Administration

IMBA, MBA, MBA/JD, MBA/MFA or MBA/MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Business Administration

BBA, iBBA offered by Schulich School of Business

Join one of Schulich’s two honours degree programs — the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and International Bachelor of Business Administration (iBBA) — for a challenging and rewarding full-time course of study. Develop critical thinking and analytical skills while establishing a solid foundation in business concepts, ensuring that when you graduate, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary for success in today’s global marketplace. Career paths include: financial analyst, accountant, brand manager.

Graduate Program

Business Analytics

MBAN
Undergraduate Program

Business Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

By applying economic theory to business management, learn the analytical and decision-making techniques used in business, and come to understand the public and private institutional environments within which businesses operate. Career paths include: banker, financial analyst, strategic planner.

Undergraduate Program

Business Economics / Économie et commerce

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Gain insights and international perspectives on strategic competition, corporate organization and challenges facing businesses. Several courses are equivalent to Certified Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) prerequisites. Equipped with communications and problem-solving skills, our bilingual, business-trained graduates have a professional edge in the workplace. Career paths include: marketing manager, accountant, commodity trader.

Undergraduate Certificate

Canadian Business for Internationally Educated Professionals

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Canadian Studies / Études canadiennes

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Study national issues in both official languages — a key advantage if you’re considering government work. Develop a multi-dimensional understanding of Canada’s political and legal systems, languages, cultures and history and how these topics shape Canada’s position in the global arena. Career paths include: diplomat, historical interpreter, political advisor.

Undergraduate Program

Chemistry

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Explore the world of chemistry as it expands and advances. Pursue many complex fields like protein-structure analysis, environmental and atmospheric chemistry or nanomaterials science. Take the optional stream in Pharmaceutical & Biological Chemistry to explore interactions between biological systems and chemicals including pharmaceuticals. Career paths include: pharmacological chemist, air-quality specialist, polymer materials specialist.

Graduate Program

Chemistry

MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Children, Childhood and Youth

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore the experiences and representations of children and youth throughout history and from cultures around the world. Develop an understanding of how children themselves make sense of the world. Career paths include: children’s rights advocate, teacher, international development worker.

Undergraduate Program

Cinema & Media Studies

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Prepare for academic and hybrid careers in a world connected through moving images. Focus on cinema and media history, theory and criticism, and related media-rich arts like gaming and social media. Develop specialized knowledge of genre, authorship, national and transnational cinemas, moving-image technologies and cultural theory, and engage in learning about producing, marketing, the business of film, curating and festival programming.

Graduate Program

Cinema & Media Studies

MA, PhD
Graduate Program

Civil Engineering

MASc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Civil Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

From soaring skyscrapers and breathtaking bridges to next-generation clean-water technologies — the scope and impact of Civil Engineering is unparalleled. Whether you are designing innovative transportation systems, creating earthquake-resilient buildings or protecting our natural and built environment, civil engineers make the world safer and more efficient. Career paths include: consulting engineer, construction and project manager, transportation planner, environmental regulator.

Undergraduate Program

Classical Studies/Classics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study works that have influenced human thought and reasoning for centuries. Introduce yourself to ancient Greek and Roman worlds, with the Classical Studies stream focusing on the history and culture of Greece and Rome, and the Classics stream focusing on the Latin and Greek languages. Career paths include: archivist, author, archeologist.

Undergraduate Program

Cognitive Science

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study the mind and its processes. Examine the nature of thought, memory, perception and language in a variety of courses, including philosophy, psychology, linguistics, information technology and computer science. Career paths include: neuroscientist, speech pathologist, educator.

Undergraduate Program

Commerce

BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Broaden your career horizons with one of the largest business programs in Canada. Focus on one of the following areas: Accounting (CPA accredited), Business Research, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Management, Management Science or Marketing. Career paths include: investment and financial analyst, professional accountant, human resource adviser.

Graduate Program

Communication & Culture

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Communication Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn to question, analyze and creatively reflect on the wide range of media systems and communication technologies that permeate professional and everyday lives. Career paths include: media creator, media researcher, social media manager.

Undergraduate Program

Communications / Communications

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Join the only bilingual Communications program in Southern Ontario to prepare to meet a global industry need for qualified bilingual communications professionals with an international perspective. Take courses in French and English within three concentrations: Communication, Culture & Society; Organizations & Communication; and Technology & Communication. Career paths include: public relations specialist, advertising executive, journalist.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Gain knowledge at the intersection of hardware and software design becoming qualified to work on computer systems, and to develop computing solutions to engineering problems. Systems blending hardware and software, such as self-driving cars, robotics, and mobile devices, form the basis of the modern world and are all built by Computer Engineers. Career paths include: robotics engineer, biomedical instrumentation specialist, embedded systems developer.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Science

BA, BSc, iBA, iBSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Blend foundational knowledge and applied skills to explore intriguing topics such as computer systems that mimic human vision or mine data for useful information. Learn about the methodologies that lead to efficient, accurate computation. In the BA degree liberal arts courses complement your Computer Science study and in the BSc you’ll take other science courses such as physics, chemistry, and biology. The iBA, iBSc or the dual-degree option add an international component to your learning. Enhance your degree with a co-op or an industrial internship. Career paths include: software and network developer, data scientist, cloud computing specialist.

Undergraduate Program

Computer Security

BA, BSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Learn about protecting the largest of databases to the smallest of IoT devices. This area of computer science studies threats to computer systems and networks and develops the science and practice of how to mitigate them. You’ll learn about topics such as cryptography, vulnerabilities and penetration testing, attack detection, Career paths include: network security professional, computer forensics expert, cryptographer, information security analyst.

Graduate Program

Conference Interpreting

MCI
Undergraduate Program

Creative Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Pursue literary writing and introduce yourself to a variety of forms and styles employed and experimented with by well-known authors. Upper-year entry only. Career paths include: editor, novelist, poet.

Undergraduate Program

Criminology

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop a broad knowledge base, refined analytical and research skills and a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system as it relates to national and international social processes. Career paths include: lawyer, police officer, community outreach worker.

Graduate Program

Critical Disability Studies

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Public History

Offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon
Undergraduate Certificate

Cultural and Artistic Practice for Environmental and Social Justice

Offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Undergraduate Program

Culture & Expression

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study ways of understanding human creativity as it takes form in cultural expressions such as literature, the visual arts, film, music, digital media and popular culture through theory, critical analysis and community engagement. Career paths include: cultural policy analyst, curator, communications specialist.

Graduate Program

Dance

MA, MFA
Undergraduate Program

Dance

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Designed to inspire, develop and enance creative and critical thinking, the curriculum in the Department of Dance fosters deeply embodied and intellectual learning. Offering Canada's most comprehensive dance program, students take a common foundation year, then branch into one of two streams, Choreography/Performance or Dance Education, based on individual interests and goals. The program nurtures students to become thoughtful, articulate dance professionals prepared to be engaged leaders in diverse communities.

Graduate Program

Dance Studies

PhD
Graduate Program

Design

MDes
Undergraduate Program

Design

BDes offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Explore and expand the boundaries of design in managing and communicating complex bodies of information for meaningful human experiences in our increasingly visual world. Pursue creative solutions to real-world problems involving users, their contexts and interactions; design for immersive experiences and intelligent technologies; and the discovery of new knowledge through the visual presentation of complex information.

Graduate Program

Development Studies

MA
Undergraduate Program

Digital Media

BA offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Specialize in Digital Media Development, Digital Media Arts or Digital Media Game Arts. Focus on the study of 3-D environments, artistic theories and cultural impact. Use code and programming as tools for creative expression, to develop digital objects and experiences like mobile apps and gaming technology and inspire people with imaginative digital art installations and interactive performances. Career paths include: user experience & interface designer, game developer, special effects expert.

Graduate Program

Digital Media

MA, MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Digital Media

BA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Offered in collaboration with the Lassonde School of Engineering Join Ontario’s only degree program integrating the visual, media and performing arts with computer science. Follow one of three program streams: Game Arts, Digital Media Arts or Digital Media Development. Gain large-scale development skills and collaborate on the creation of: apps; games; virtual, augmented and mixed reality; 3-D environments; artificial intelligence; data visualizations and interactive performances.

Graduate Program

Disaster & Emergency Management

MDEM
Undergraduate Program

Disaster & Emergency Management

BDEM offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore key concepts, methodologies and strategies used by emergency-management professionals while honing your ability to analyze and think critically. Gain a comprehensive understanding of how emergency management intersects with other disciplines. Career paths include: business continuity planner, disaster recovery coordinator, emergency manager.

Undergraduate Certificate

Discipline of Teaching English as an International Language (D-TEIL)

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Program

Drama Studies / Études d'art dramatique

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Focus on drama as both a study of literature and as performance. Examine language, literature, critical theory, performance media and other genres such as film, television and opera alongside other academic subjects to diversify your degree. Career paths include: stage manager, theatre journalist, drama teacher.

 

Undergraduate Program

Earth & Atmospheric Science

BSc offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Specialize in: Atmospheric Science, Geomatics Science or Space Science.  In Atmospheric Science you'll learn to forecast the weather and will develop a deep understanding of the processes driving severe weather and climate change.  Top off your degree with a Certificate in Meteorology. In Geomatics Science you'll study about Earth's gravity field, modern geophysics, satellite geodesy, and surveying. Add depth to your degree with a certificate in GIS & Remote Sensing. In Space Science you'll explore planetary space environments. You'll learn from profs involved in international space projects such as WINDII and OSIRIS.

Graduate Program

Earth & Space Science

MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

East Asian Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Bridging China’s, Japan’s and Korea’s modern milieu and their rich history, gain an appreciation for these cultures, as well as the political, economic and social impact of these nations. Expect to be challenged and engaged while acquiring an in-depth understanding of the region. Career paths include: foreign service officer, international development worker, language educator.

Undergraduate Program

Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn how to use the analytical and quantitative tools of economics to solve a range of contemporary issues related to production and consumption in a variety of contexts, including product, labour and capital markets. Career paths include: economist, market analyst, policy adviser.

Graduate Program

Economics

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Economics / Science économique

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Gain insight into how people and organizations distribute limited resources across competing areas. Strike a balance between technical analysis and skill-building, with application to real-world problems: learn about management, international labour markets, the fundamentals of economic theory and more. Career paths include: financial analyst, investment banker, accountant.

Undergraduate Program

Ecosystem Management - York/Fleming Joint Program

BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Undergraduate Program

Education

BEd offered by Faculty of Education

EDUCATION (BEd) Take advantage of the most diverse undergraduate education curriculum in Ontario, with the Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Education in Technological Education degree programs. Seize opportunitiesin French languageeducation, Jewish teacher education, Indigenous education and a formal Specialization in International Education. Complete qualifications in one of the most extensive ranges of Intermediate-Senior teachable subjects in the province.

InourConcurrent BEdprogram, youwillwork toward your Education degree while completing almost any other York undergraduate degree. You can apply from high school (for select Faculties) or after completing three years of university study.  Completing this program leads to a recommendation to the Ontario College of Teachers for a teaching certificate. Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree can apply to the two-year full-time Consecutive BEd program. Career paths include: teacher, principal, education policy adviser.

Graduate Program

Education: Language, Culture & Teaching

MEd, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Educational Studies

BA offered by Faculty of Education

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to educate outside the classroom and in roles that bridgesectors. Studyhowandwhypeople learnandwhat roleseducationplaysintoday’s society. Through learning placements and otherexperientialopportunities, developthe skills essential to succeed in educational work outside of traditional classrooms. Career paths include: community educator, corporate trainer, governmental and non-governmental agency trainer.

Undergraduate Program

Electrical Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Harness physics and mathematics to gain in-depth knowledge of power electronics, signal processing, assistive medical devices and more. From modern telecommunication systems to renewable power generation or medical devices, electrical engineers develop skills that are in-demand in diverse industries. Career paths include: power and energy engineer, consumer electronics specialist, medical device developer, industrial electronics engineer, wireless engineer.

Graduate Program

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

MASc (Electrical and Computer Engineering), MSc (Computer Science), PhD (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)
Undergraduate Certificate

Emergency Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Engineering & International Development Studies

BA, BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Are you passionate about using the power of engineering to solve challenges on an international stage? Explore our five-year BEng+BA dual-degree in Engineering & International Development Studies. Career paths include: development engineer, international project planner.

Graduate Program

English

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

English

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Delve into some of the world’s most celebrated literature across a wide range of genres, cultures and periods. Learn to think and write critically and prepare to succeed in any career that requires effective communication. Career paths include: editor, writer, public relations officer.

Undergraduate Program

English & Professional Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Take the unique pathway that blends English and Professional Writing programs. Learn what highlights and enhances the relationship between the two fields of study. Gain in-demand skills suitable for a wide range of careers. Career paths include: advertising and marketing professional, corporate communications specialist, technical writer.

Undergraduate Program

English Studies / Études anglaises

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Study many aspects of the English language — literature, linguistics, drama — from a range of perspectives in small classes, including Children’s Literature, Creative Writing and English as a World Language. Interested in teaching? Combine your degree with our certificate in Teaching English as an International Language. Career paths include: English teacher, editor, author.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Biology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Explore critical issues in conservation biology and biodiversity and make connections to human health, sustainability, environmental management and public policy. Integrate ecological theory and practice to predict, quantify and address the impact of stressors like habitat loss, pollutants, climate change and invasive species on living systems. Career paths include: ecologist, invasive-species biologist, conservation biologist.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Science

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn how major systems of the atmosphere, biosphere, water and landforms interact, and how human activity affects these systems. Concentrate in either Life Sciences—the incorporation of physical geography with ecology and population biology— or Physical Sciences—the integration of atmospheric science with surface-water hydrology and the study of landforms. Career paths include: GIS technician, environmental pollution assessment and control specialist, natural-resource conservationist.

Undergraduate Program

Environmental Studies

BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies

Explore how human life and our natural surroundings interconnect. Study the impacts and inequalities in our world from a variety of perspectives and intellectual traditions. Build on the foundational knowledge gained in your first year with an area of concentration in either Environmental Management, Urban & Regional Environments, or Environmental Politics, Justice & the Arts. Each course offers opportunities for hands-on learning; Toronto and its surrounding areas are your field lab. Career paths include: sustainability officer, environmental protection technician,  urban planner.

Graduate Program

Environmental Studies

MES, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Environmental Technology - York/Seneca Joint Program

BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Graduate Program

Études françaises

MA
Graduate Program

Études francophones

PhD
Undergraduate Program

Film Production

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Master technical skills and develop your artistic perspective. Immerse yourself in all aspects of film as storytelling, social engagement and self-expression. Start with foundational courses in production and screenwriting, then advance to specialized courses in cinematography, editing, sound, directing, and production management and design.

Graduate Program

Film: Production and Screenwriting

MFA
Graduate Program

Finance

MF
Undergraduate Program

Financial & Business Economics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn how the financial world functions. Examine the stock market and how companies are financed. As a student in Financial & Business Economics, benefit from a rigorous quantitative and analytical economic approach with practical business applications. Career paths include: consultant, corporate financial manager, investment banker.

Graduate Program

Financial Accountability

MFAc
Undergraduate Certificate

Financial Planning

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Fitness Assessment & Exercise Counselling

Offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

French Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Acquire or improve your proficiency in the French language and develop the critical-thinking skills. Explore the francophone world and the diversity of its art, cultures and societies. Enjoy exchange programs in Quebec and France. Career paths include: civil services professional, human resource professional, tourism specialist.

Undergraduate Program

French Studies / Études françaises

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Join Glendon, the Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education, for the ideal bilingual setting to study French language, literature, linguistics and culture. Improve your French communication and practice what you’ve learned on exchange with our unique iBA at Sorbonne or other universities. Career paths include: editor, interpreter, teacher.

Undergraduate Certificate

Gender & Women's Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Gender & Women's Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn about the changing role of gender and women in societies around the world. Explore innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to gender and women, as well as the constructions and intersections of sexuality, class, age and ability. Career paths include: political activist, educator, women’s and human rights advocate.

Undergraduate Program

Gender & Women's Studies / Études des femmes et de genre

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Learn about Gender and Women’s studies from an international perspective within our inclusive, progressive, dual-campus community. Apply theory to life through hands-on involvement with our Women & Trans Centre, York’s Centre for Human Rights and our student-run advocacy organization GLgbt*. Combine your degree with the Sexuality Studies certificate program. Career paths include: human rights activist, legislative assistant, lobbyist.

Undergraduate Certificate

Gender & Women's Studies: Advanced

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Gender, Feminist & Women's Studies

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing

Offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies, Lassonde School of Engineering, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Geography

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Study the physical, chemical and biological processes in and around the Earth’s surface. Engage in outdoor fieldwork. Combine solid classroom learning with hands-on practical and laboratory analysis, geographical information systems, remote sensing, and research design. Career paths include: resource-management specialist, soil conservationist, hydrologist.

Undergraduate Program

Geography

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study a cutting-edge field that combines three pillars of intellectual life: the physical sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. Examine the world’s most critical issues, like resource depletion, human migration, globalization, geopolitics, social inequality and others. Career paths include: environmental assessor, GIS technician, housing and transportation policy analyst.

Graduate Program

Geography

MA, MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Geography & Urban Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop an understanding of the role cities play in shaping the social, cultural, economic, political and environmental conditions of people’s everyday lives. Combine an interdisciplinary exploration of urban life with the discipline that closely examines the nature of city lives and city spaces. Career paths include: community development officer, journalist, urban and regional planner.

Undergraduate Program

Geomatics Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Blend your knowledge of science and engineering with information technologies to solve complex, real-world issues such as tracking a vehicle’s location within a city or determining land use from a satellite image. Focus on the technologies related to positioning and navigation, sensors, measurements and mapping, as well as on spatial awareness and intelligence. Career paths include: geospatial 3 D mapping and modelling specialist, navigation engineer, cadastral land surveyor.

Undergraduate Program

German Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study aspects of German culture ranging from language, literature and film studies to history, urban studies and political science. Gain a unique intercultural perspective indispensable for meeting the challenges of our increasingly global world. Career paths include: cultural institution worker, diplomat, educator.

Undergraduate Program

Global Health

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

The health of the world’s population is intertwined with broader issues, including wealth disparity, environmental degradation, government policy and human rights. Students explore these and other major issues through core courses including Global Health Governance and Leadership; Global Health Policy, Power and Politics; Determinants of Health: Local to Global; Chronic and Communicable Diseases and Care; Healthcare Ethics and more. A fourth year field placement is available for hands on experience with organizations locally or internationally. Examples include the Hospital for Sick Children, Black Creek Community Health Centre, Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Doctors Without Borders, World Health Organization and YorkU's EcoCampus in Costa Rica. Career paths include: physician, nurse, policy analyst/advisor, health manager/clinic director, researcher, teacher, lawyer, health systems planner, health educator/promoter, information/systems integration specialist, communications specialist.

Undergraduate Program

Global Political Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain the skills required to analyze global political forces and a broad education in the field of politics. Be part of the dialogue on foreign and security policy, war and conflict, global poverty and new social movements. Examine the changing world order in its economic and political forms. Career paths include: diplomat, non-governmental organization worker, public servant.

Graduate Program

Health

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Health & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop the tools to understand health and illness in real-life situations and as reflections of larger social processes. Examine how globalizing economies shape illness and health care, and learn to appreciate the role played by social forces and cultural change in shaping individual well-being. Career paths include: community health advocate, health care worker, public health officer.

 

Undergraduate Certificate

Health Informatics

Offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Certificate

Health Services Financial Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

Health Studies

BHS offered by Faculty of Health

Thinking of a career in health but not sure you want to be a doctor or a nurse? With a growing and aging population, non-clinical health professions are among the fastest growing, in-demand occupations in Canada, growing by more than 50% over the past decade. In the Health Studies program, students learn about Health Management (health systems performance and leadership), Health Informatics (the importance of data, new technologies and information analysis in the health care system) and Health Policy (health care decision-making to meet patient and broader societal needs). A fourth year 10-week work placement with community health care providers and organizations provides valuable hands on experience. Career paths include: health manager, health information specialist, data analyst, health policy advisor/analyst/researcher.

Undergraduate Certificate

Hebrew & Jewish Studies: Advanced

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Hellenic Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Join the only Hellenic Studies program in Ontario and explore the history and culture of Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean in the ancient and modern periods. Combine the study of Greek language with literature, history and courses on Humanities and European Studies. Career paths include: business manager, educator, researcher.

Graduate Program

History

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

History

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

By studying the past, deepen your understanding of the present and acquire the skills necessary to succeed in today’s world: critical thinking and analysis, research, and effective oral and written communication. Pick the historical period you’re interested in as it’s designed for you. Career paths include: educator, journalist, lawyer.

Undergraduate Program

History / Histoire

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Specialize in the history of Europe, the Americas and the Near East to nurture your historical interests with courses in English or French. Explore the past in small classes and experience historical sites first-hand through an international exchange or our iBA program. Career paths include: teacher, historian, documentary filmmaker.

Graduate Program

Human Resources Management

MHRM, PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Human Resources Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Human Resources Management

BHRM offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Become a successful Human Resource (HR) professional able to deal effectively with challenging workplace issues. Explore our interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning, gain analytical, research and management skills. Career paths include: HR professional, corporate trainer, compensation analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Human Resources Management for Internationally Educated Professionals

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Human Rights & Equity Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore local and global issues of human rights and equity, including the denial of rights to education, health services, freedom of speech, economic security and political safety. Career paths include: international human rights worker, refugee and migrant advocate, trade union equity officer.

Graduate Program

Humanities

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Humanities

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Question preconceived assumptions. Learn a critical approach that enables you to appreciate cultural diversity and function effectively in a globalized world. Study human cultures, their forms of expression and their philosophical, religious, political, scientific and aesthetic values. Career paths include: advertising executive, educator, journalist.

Undergraduate Certificate

Indigenous Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Indigenous Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop social awareness and a sense of social responsibility relating to Indigenous issues. Get access to traditional Elders and ceremonies, and their placements with Indigenous or supporting organizations. Gain the exclusive cultural and experiential knowledge. Career paths include: policy analyst, community worker, land claims negotiator.

Undergraduate Program

Individualized Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Challenge yourself with a customized program of study that allows you to choose courses across the University. Define the core problems or issues that, in linking various academic disciplines, will serve as the foundation of your studies. The program will help you develop numerous skills required for jobs in government, business, communications and more.

Graduate Program

Information Systems & Technology

MA
Undergraduate Program

Information Technology

BA, BCom offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain the knowledge and skills to match information technology products and services with business goals. Develop the ability to plan, analyze, design, build, administer and audit information systems that connect technical and non-technical users. Career paths include: IT project manager and consultant, application developer, systems analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Information Technology Auditing & Assurance

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Information Technology for Internationally Educated Professionals

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Integrated Science

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Spend your first year focused on the natural connections between biology, chemistry, physics and math. Achieve the same learning objectives as in traditional courses, but with a more integrated approach, involving team and blended teaching, that fosters deeper understanding. Continue in another Faculty of Science program that best fits your interests after your first year.

Undergraduate Program

Interdisciplinary Social Science

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop a solid grounding in interdisciplinary social science research methods and critical social theory. Examine historical and contemporary issues, like social justice and diversity, sustainability and the environment, identity and social exclusion, diaspora and global development. Career paths include: social policy worker, journalist, social advocate.

Graduate Program

Interdisciplinary Studies

MA
Undergraduate Program

Intermedia

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Develop a range of skills that combine coding with intensive installation, as well as with painting, drawing, sculpture and print media in all their expanded formats. Explore how the proliferation of digital technologies is rapidly creating new opportunities for artists to think about, design and fabricate art in this collaborative, interdisciplinary program offered by the Departments of Computational Arts and Visual Arts and Art History.

Graduate Diploma

Intermediate Accounting

Undergraduate Program

International Development - York/Humber Joint Program

BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Undergraduate Program

International Development Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for the Global South in the face of existing inequalities between rich and poor nations, and the political-institutional, cultural, socio-economic and ecological factors presently affecting international development. Career paths include: international development professional in the public, non-governmental or private sector; officer in a non-governmental, governmental or international agency; teacher, researcher, policy analyst or academic.

Undergraduate Program

International Studies & Business Administration / Études internationales et administration des affaires

iBA/BBA, Joint Program offered by Glendon

Earn a bilingual business dual credential (iBA/BBA) by combining Glendon’s expertise  in human and social sciences with entrepreneurship, international business and innovation at Emlyon Business School in France. Study at Glendon for the first two years and complete your third and fourth years in Lyon, France with two mandatory internships that offer the opportunity to work in French and explore cross-cultural business issues. Career paths include: entrepreneur, international business journalist, charity founder.

Undergraduate Program

International Studies / Études internationales

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Join Canada’s first International Studies program to develop your understanding of international society while studying diplomacy, foreign policy and international law, development, organizations and cultures. Fine-tune your international perspective through an iBA, exchange program or help organize our award-winning, student-run Symposium conference for academic credit! Career paths include: social policy analyst, international development officer, foreign relations specialist.

Undergraduate Certificate

Investment Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Italian Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore a rich assortment of courses in Italian language, linguistics, literature, culture, film, and Italian-Canadian studies. Take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad for the summer in Florence, Rome or Bologna. Career paths include: international lawyer, foreign service worker, international trade expert.

Undergraduate Program

Jewish Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore Jewish texts, thought, belief, history, cultures, sociologies, languages and fine arts from Biblical times to the present. Learn a model for exploring some of the larger humanistic and philosophical questions that affect us all. Career paths include: educator, social worker, community service worker.

Undergraduate Program

Kinesiology & Health Science

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

York's Kinesiology & Health Science program has been consistently ranked among the top three in Ontario and among the top 25 in the world by the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments. Understand physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society. Enjoy more course selections, taught by full-time faculty, than any other university in Canada. Career paths include: physician; physiotherapist; chiropractor; registered kinesiologist; recreation/sports manager; teacher; researcher.

Graduate Program

Kinesiology & Health Science

MA, MFSc, MSc, PhD
Undergraduate Certificate

Language Proficiency

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Law & Social Thought / Droit et pensée sociale

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Program

Law & Society

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop an understanding of the relationship between society and law, and the social factors that affect law such as race, gender, age, sexuality and class. Use real-world problems and examples to critically examine the impact of law on people’s lives. Not a pre-law preparatory program. Career paths include: lawyer, legal assistant, community worker.

Undergraduate Certificate

Law & Society

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Law (Osgoode Hall Law School)

LLM-MRP, PhD
Graduate Program

Law (Osgoode Professional Development)

Canadian Common Law LLM, General LLM, LLM in International Business Law, Professional LLM, Tax Law LLM
Undergraduate Program

Law - Juris Doctor

JD, Joint Program offered by Osgoode Hall Law School

 Internationally renowned as one of Canada's largest and most distinguished law schools, Osgoode Hall Law School offers students an extraordinary legal education. We are a vibrant community and take pride in our highly intelligent, engaged and renowned faculty, outstanding students, dedicated staff and accomplished alumni. Our innovative teaching program fosters a strong foundation in legal reasoning, diverse perspectives on law, and an understanding of law's transformative role in promoting a just society. We offer an unparalleled array of experiential learning opportunities to equip students with the practical skills necessary for successful careers in law, public policy, government, business and academia. Osgoode produces original and significant legal scholarship, and opens students' minds to the many ways in which they can make a difference.

Undergraduate Program

Linguistics

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn to uncover the organizing principles of human language and to provide a systematic framework for descriptions of individual languages. Engage in the scientific study of language, investigate the relationship between language and society and the one between language and the mind. Career paths include: educator, speech/language pathologist or audiologist, lawyer.

Graduate Program

Linguistics & Applied Linguistics

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Linguistics & Language Studies / Linguistique et sciences du langage

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Complete your Linguistics & Language Studies in a bilingual setting in both English and French, with a growing Spanish course offering. Explore a rich menu of subjects, including phonetics, morphology, semantics, historical linguistics and sociolinguistics. Career paths include: artificial intelligence specialist, sign-language interpreter, neurolinguist.

Undergraduate Certificate

Logistics

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Management

MMgt
Undergraduate Certificate

Management

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Marketing

MMKG
Undergraduate Certificate

Marketing

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Mathematical Biology

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Represent biological processes with a variety of applied mathematical tools and techniques. Learn mathematical modelling with direct impact in disease prevention, ecosystems development and waste management. Career paths include: disease prevention specialist, conservationist, pharmaceutical researcher.

Undergraduate Program

Mathematics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Follow your desire for pure math and express ideas using the language of abstraction and reasoning: basic concepts that form the foundation for practical applications. Join a community dedicated to the precise analysis and interpretation of our world. Career paths include: cryptographer, mathematical economist, financial analyst.

Graduate Program

Mathematics & Statistics

MA, MSc (Applied & Industrial), PhD
Undergraduate Program

Mathematics / Mathématiques

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Develop an in-depth understanding of pure and applied math courses in both English and French. Benefit from small classes and personalized support through the learning process and take advantage of our drop-in Math Lab where teaching assistants offer their expertise. Career paths include: business analyst, statistician, math teacher.

Undergraduate Program

Mathematics for Education

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn a broad background in mathematics and develop a wide perspective on the teaching and learning of the subject. You can enrol in York’s Concurrent Education or Consecutive Education program. Career paths include: math teacher, math education researcher, pedagogical developer.

Undergraduate Program

Mechanical Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Study this multidimensional discipline that includes design engineering, renewable energy, developing medical diagnostic devices, advanced manufacturing and materials, robotics and automation. Students will develop a broad range of technical skills and the knowledge to complete diverse engineering tasks for a cleaner and healthier environment. Career paths include: engineer and/or specialist in clean energy, aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing sectors.

Graduate Program

Mechanical Engineering

MASc, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Media Arts

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Combine the critical study of evolving technologies and new media platforms with opportunities to engage in hands-on media making. Explore and create new media content: digital publications, social media for community engagement, transmedia that crosses film and game platforms, 3D animation, virtual reality, games, interactive documentary and much more. Put your new skills to work with a fourth-year capstone project and a media-industry field placement.

Undergraduate Certificate

Meteorology

Offered by Lassonde School of Engineering
Graduate Program

Music

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Music

BA, BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Join a program known for pioneering post-secondary studies in jazz, classical, world and digital music. Pursue creative and scholarly work in a remarkably flexible curriculum that spans diverse musical genres and traditions, tailored to your unique talents and aspirations… and participate in some of the hundreds of performance opportunities offered each year.

Undergraduate Program

Neuroscience

BSc offered by Faculty of Health, Faculty of Science

This new interdisciplinary program takes advantage of York’s expertise in the neurosciences. Investigate the development, structure and function of the nervous system, including the ways it can be manipulated and changed. From cellular/molecular to cognitive/ behavioral to whole neural systems, choose the stream that best suits your interests as you attain hands-on research proficiency with a stimulating capstone experience in fourth year.

Graduate Program

Nursing

MScN, Nurse Practitioner (PHCNP) MScN, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Nursing: Collaborative (York-Seneca-Georgian)

BScN offered by Faculty of Health

Learn beyond the traditional medical model. Focus on theoretical, scientific and philosophical knowledge of caring and respect for patients’ values and choices. Pick one of the three BScN options: York-Seneca-Georgian Collaborative Nursing, Second- Entry Nursing and the Post-RN Internationally Educated Nurses program. Career paths include: hospital tertiary care provider, home healthcare provider, community health nurse, healthcare manager.

Undergraduate Program

Nursing: Post-RN for Internationally Educated Nurses

BScN offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

Nursing: Second Entry

BScN offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

Philosophy

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore some of life’s deepest questions concerning the nature of the mind, the requirements of justice, the limits of knowledge and the meaning of freedom. Discover how to develop answers to these questions and how to engage in fruitful arguments with alternative points of view. Career paths include: administrator, diplomat, educator.

Graduate Program

Philosophy

MA, MA/JD, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Philosophy / Philosophie

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Expand your knowledge of traditional Philosophy alongside applied and practical ethics in English and French. If you are interested in law school, pair your degree with our certificate in Law & Social Thought to acquire the critical thinking skills needed to succeed on LSAT tests. Career paths include: lawyer, political strategist, activist.

Undergraduate Program

Physics & Astronomy

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Examine areas such as quantum physics, relativity, high-energy particle physics, photonics, solid-state physics and planetary, stellar and extra-galactic astronomy. Specialize in Physics, Applied Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics, and make your studies come alive with an internship or undergraduate research. Career paths include: industrial physicist, photonics scientist, laser technician.

Graduate Program

Physics & Astronomy

MSc, PhD
Graduate Program

Political Science

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Political Science

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain a thorough understanding of how governments, political parties and the courts work. Deepen your knowledge on political movements in society and on the power relations of life. Career paths include: international relations expert, lawyer,  policy analyst.

Undergraduate Program

Political Science / Science politique

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Study political science at the campus Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson saw as a training ground for Canada’s future leaders! Join a bilingual campus with small class sizes to develop your confidence in English and French, a key competitive advantage for work in government, law or the Canadian Foreign Service. Career paths include: political commentator, federal relations director, government policy analyst. 

Undergraduate Program

Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn about, and engage with, the diversity of Portuguese-speaking culture, literature, art, history and political landscape. Focus on the Portuguese-speaking world across all continents, including immigrant communities. Engage in experiential education and cultural events. Career paths include: educator, foreign service worker, international development expert.

Undergraduate Certificate

Practical Ethics

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Professional Writing

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Master your ability to write well. No matter where you live and work, the effective written communication of ideas, knowledge and opinion is indispensable. Study theories of writing, research methods, magazine writing, editing and multimedia presentation. Career paths include: publisher, media professional (journalist, editor), community service worker, communications specialist.

Undergraduate Certificate

Proficiency in Spanish for Business and Professional Communication

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Program

Psychology

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Health

York's Psychology program offers the largest and most diverse selection of courses available at any Canadian university. Ranked one of the top 10 Psychology programs in Canada by Maclean’s magazine and among the top 100 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019), students can choose from a wide variety of study topics such as autism, eating disorders, bullying, developmental, social and rehabilitation psychology, motivation, neuroscience, depression and more. Career paths include: behaviour analyst, lawyer, child and youth worker, counsellour (family, school), policy adviser, psychologist, teacher, physician, social worker, marketing specialist.

Graduate Program

Psychology

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Psychology / Psychologie

BA, BSc, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual, iBSc Bilingual, iBSc Trilingual offered by Glendon

Work closely with professors and fellow students in small class sizes while gaining applied experience through a practicum and other employment opportunities at our affiliates, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and Sunnybrook Hospital. Add breadth to your Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree through engaging courses, a cognitive neuropsychology option or our Neuropsychology stream.  Career paths include: psychologist, professional counsellor, human resources professional.

Graduate Program

Public & International Affairs

MPIA
Undergraduate Program

Public Administration

BPA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Gain key administrative, management and leadership skills while learning how government works in theory and practice. Develop the knowledge and skills you need to analyze, formulate and evaluate policy at all levels of governance, and apply the knowledge in practicum and internship positions.  Career paths include: public servant (local, regional, provincial, national and international), public sector manager, policy analyst.

Undergraduate Certificate

Public Administration & Law

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Public Policy Analysis

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Public Policy, Administration & Law

MPPAL
Undergraduate Certificate

Real Estate

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Graduate Program

Real Estate & Infrastructure

MREI
Undergraduate Certificate

Rédaction professionnelle

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Certificate

Refugee & Migration Studies / Études sur la migration et sur les réfugiés

Offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies, Glendon, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Rehabilitation Services

Offered by Faculty of Health
Undergraduate Program

Religious Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn to identify and comprehend different forms of religious experience and examine the history, development and role of religion in today’s multicultural and secular world. Concentrate your studies on one religious tradition or take a comparative approach. Career paths include: lawyer, educator, social worker.

Undergraduate Program

Screenwriting

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Train intensively in Canada’s only undergraduate screenwriting degree program. Learn the art of moving-image storytelling for today’s multi-platform universe in genres from short films to TV series, feature films, and new media. You will have the oppotunity to pitch screenplays and see some of them brought to life on screen.

Undergraduate Program

Sexuality Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Redefine the way you think about sex, gender and sexuality. What is sexuality in varying transnational and global contexts? How do age, class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion and other categories of difference, identity and power impact sexuality? Be part of this dynamic discussion. Career paths include: health care worker, political activist, social worker.

Undergraduate Certificate

Sexuality Studies

Offered by Glendon, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Sexuality Studies / Études sur la sexualité

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Be part of a community that is producing new ways of thinking about sex, gender and sexuality. Apply theory to life through courses at both York campuses and hands-on involvement in organizations including our Women & Trans Centre, the Centre for Human Rights, student-run advocacy organizations GLgbt* and TBLGAY and more. Career paths include: sexologist, public policy analyst, corporate advisor.

Graduate Program

Social & Political Thought

MA, PhD
Graduate Program

Social Work

MSW (Advanced Standing) - Full-time & Part-time, MSW (two-year), PhD
Undergraduate Program

Social Work

BSW offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Join one of the most progressive and socially responsive Social Work programs in Canada. Learn critical theory and practice experience in classroom and practicum settings. In the final year, spend three days a week on a placement working with experienced social workers. Career paths include: social service agency worker, child welfare worker, community worker.

Graduate Program

Socio-Legal Studies

MA, PhD
Graduate Program

Sociology

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Sociology

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Learn the tools for analyzing and understanding the patterns and processes of social life. Explore a wide array of social dynamics and problems, including cities, new technologies, consumption, racism, gender identities, migration, conflict and families. Career paths include: community worker, social services worker, law enforcement worker.

Undergraduate Program

Sociology / Sociologie

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Study the intricacies of social life; how people connect in groups, how societies are organized and evolve. Apply sociological perspectives to topics such as gender, deviant behaviour, family and other disciplines including International Studies, Psychology and Linguistics. Career paths include: human rights officer, social policy researcher, non-governmental organization executive director.

Undergraduate Program

Software Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

Software is essential to the modern world, ranging from medical devices, nuclear power plants and airlines to Google and Amazon. Learn to build complex systems that are safe and reliable. Software Engineering is valuable in systems at all scales and applications, from lightweight embedded internet-of-things devices to massive data centres. Career paths include: software engineer, software developer, software architect, web/mobile computing developer, cyber-physical systems engineer, cyber security engineer, data engineer, and engineering manager.

Undergraduate Program

Space Engineering

BEng offered by Lassonde School of Engineering

New frontiers offer new challenges. Combine unique technical skills to design solutions to Earth’s problems using space-based assets while utilizing the principles of systems engineering. Learn from real space missions, starting with initial concept design to hardware and software design, manufacturing, testing and in-orbit operations. Career paths include: space engineer, robotics  and automation engineer, remote sensing specialist.

Undergraduate Program

Spanish

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Explore a rich assortment of courses examining the literature, culture and linguistics of the Spanish-speaking world in all its diversity and international relevance. Proficiency in the Spanish language and cultural understanding of the Spanish speaking world are invaluable in any career.  Career paths include: lawyer, health sciences expert, foreign service worker, international trade and development expert.

Undergraduate Program

Spanish (Hispanic Studies) / Études hispaniques

BA, iBA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Build your language skills by taking courses at all levels, studying Spanish literature, linguistics, Hispanic culture, politics and heritage. Put your learning to use after class with salsa lessons or conversation workshops, or take your knowledge to the next level with a trilingual iBA exchange in a Spanish-speaking country. Career paths include: interpreter, marketing specialist, human rights advocate.

Undergraduate Certificate

Spanish-English Translation / Traducción ingles-espanõl

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Program

Statistics

BA, BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Learn the mathematical foundations of statistics. Complete accredited courses to satisfy the education requirements of the Statistical Society of Canada’s Associate Statistician (A.Stat.) professional designation. get recruited by major consulting firms and government agencies. Career paths include: database statistician, data analyst, marketing analyst.

Graduate Program

Supply Chain Management

MSCM
Undergraduate Certificate

Sustainable Energy

Offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Technical & Professional Communication

Offered by Glendon
Undergraduate Program

Theatre

BA, BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

You will be immersed in all aspects of theatre, fostering the ability to specialize or to assume a wide range of roles and apply various approaches to performance. After a foundational first year, branch into one of four streams: Production & Design, Acting, Performance Creation or Theatre Studies. Throughout the programs, you will have opportunities to join the creative, acting and/or productions teams of department productions under the mentorship of faculty and guest artists, mirroring the kinds of experiences you will have in the professional world. 

Graduate Program

Theatre

MFA
Graduate Program

Theatre & Performance Studies

MA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Translation / Traduction

BA, iBA Bilingual, iBA Trilingual offered by Glendon

Gain a mastery of bilingualism in the only translation degree program in Southern Ontario. Access language resources at Glendon’s bilingual campus, enhance your certifications in English or French; try a bilingual or trilingual iBA, participate in a local or global internship or fine-tune your writing with the Certificate of Technical & Professional Communication. Career paths include: translator, blogger, media correspondent.

Graduate Program

Translation Studies

MA
Undergraduate Program

Undecided Major

BSc offered by Faculty of Science

Are you fascinated by science but not yet ready to choose a specific path? Discover  your interests and strengths before declaring a major that suits your intellectual and  career goals.

Undergraduate Program

Undecided Major / Majeure non déterminée

BA, BSc offered by Glendon

If you’re entering your first year of university, an Undecided Major is a way to begin your studies, explore your interests and choose your major in second year. Career paths will depend on the major chosen:  liberal arts will help you develop skills required for jobs in government, business, communications and more.

Undergraduate Program

Undeclared Major

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Develop your strengths and explore your interests. Give yourself time to think about your future by taking courses from a variety of subjects before identifying your major. Experience university-level study before choosing a major that will link to specific career options.

Undergraduate Certificate

Urban Ecologies

Offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies
Undergraduate Certificate

Urban Studies

Offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Undergraduate Program

Urban Studies

BA, iBA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Delve into cities, urban social life and the relationship that cities have with other spaces. Explore the ways in which political institutions, social relations, economic systems, physical structures, ecological processes and cultural understandings weave together into the social fabric. Career paths include: architect, journalist, municipal government officer.

Undergraduate Program

Urban Sustainability - York/Seneca Joint Program

BES, Joint Program offered by Faculty of Environmental Studies

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Graduate Program

Visual Arts

MFA, PhD
Undergraduate Program

Visual Arts

BFA offered by School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Studio Art (BFA) 

Explore a variety of artistic media—painting, sculpture, print media, drawing, photography and interdisciplinary art—before choosing your specialties. Throughout the program you will receive intensive studio training, supported by studies in the history and theory of art, and will be mentored by faculty members with active professional practices. 

Undergraduate Program

Work & Labour Studies

BA offered by Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Dig into the issues arising from work and employment, the impact of globalization and the role of unions and social movements in making work better for everyone. Get an understanding of the dynamics of the workplace and how our experience of work is changing. Career paths include: career counsellor, industrial relations manager, labour market researcher.