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

Welcome to LA&PS

We’re the largest and most diverse liberal arts faculty in Canada with nearly 100 programs. We want you to be a global leader for the 21st century: Our programs blend a comprehensive understanding of humanity with an exceptional, diverse education. In LA&PS, you’ll get the critical foundation to support your chosen career and build the skills you need to make positive change.

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