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Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS)

Welcome to LA&PS

We're one of the largest and most diverse Faculties in Canada. With more than 100 programs, we deliver an exceptional learning experience where you can combine traditional liberal arts with professional studies. We prepare our students for long-term career and personal success by providing a solid academic foundation, enhanced by work-integrated learning opportunities. In LA&PS, you'll get the tools and support you need to achieve your dreams and drive positive change in the world. 

Learn more about our Faculty

Read our Land Acknowledgment, which recognizes the unique and enduring relationship of Indigenous people and their traditional territory.

I’m delighted to welcome our new and returning students to our extraordinary Faculty! In LA&PS, we deliver world-class programs and courses taught by the very best professors, and we enrich the student experience with life-changing international study opportunities and ground-breaking co-ops. There is so much to discover at York. Here, you can chart your own path forward.

— Dean J.J. McMurtry

Meet the Leadership Team