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Welcome to the Graduate Program in History

Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

York’s Graduate Program in History is distinguished by a vibrant intellectual climate embracing a wide range of geographical and thematic areas of historical research. Long known for its strength in Canadian History, the program also offers areas of research in Comparative, Global and Transnational History, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America and the History of the Ancient World. York's faculty include leading scholars who have won major prizes for their research and publications.


History at a Glance

Cultural History

Comparative, Global and Transnational history

Migration and Ethnicity

Women, Gender, and Sexualities

Politics, Law and the state

Sciences, Health and Environments

Social and Economic history

Featured Faculty

The history program at York University has some of the best and most knowledgeable faculty in Ontario. If you're looking towards advancing your professional career, York University's history program is a perfect choice.

— Daniel Chibani
York Alumnus, MA '23 (History)

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The Graduate Program in History at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.