Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Public History

Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Public History

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon

Explore and gain applied skills in history education and the communication of historical knowledge to public audiences. The Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Public History provides students with an introduction to the theory, methods and practice of work in historical, heritage and cultural institutions, and a critical understanding of the production and presentation of historical knowledge for public audiences. Students completing the certificate program can pursue career paths in museums, archives, galleries and heritage organizations.  

York undergraduate students may earn the Certificate in Public History concurrent with the fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor's degree. The certificate is also open to students who previously completed an undergraduate degree in a related field from a university. 

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School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon

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Full-Time, Part-Time

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Certificate Entry

Concurrent, Consecutive, Direct

Study Sessions

Fall, Winter, Summer


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