Our Master of Arts (MA) in History program is part of the Tri-University Graduate Program in History, a partnership of Laurier, the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph. The integration of history departments makes this program one of the biggest graduate history programs in Canada, while retaining the small classes and supportive professor-student relationship associated with History at Laurier.
We are deeply committed to teaching and to your scholarly development. You’ll take part in great discussions with faculty and your colleagues in seminars designed for MA students only. The classes you will attend will never have more than 12 students.
You’ll receive personal attention from active researchers. The close student-professor relationship is important to us. Our dedicated faculty can support you in the widest possible range of research interests and can help you fulfil your academic and professional objectives.
Although you’ll have the attention of one department, you’ll have access to the resources of three of the largest graduate history programs in the country. This means you’ll benefit from:
This is a 12-month program and you have three program options of study:
Our faculty supervise master's research ranging from ancient times through the modern era, covering the world from North America and Europe through the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The department has particular strength in gender history, cultural history, peace and conflict studies (the department is closely linked to the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies), and the history of globalization. For assistance in identifying an appropriate supervisor, please contact our graduate officer.
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