Ranked 3rd in Canada

World Class Education

McMaster University is 1 of 4 Canadian Universities to make the world’s top 100 university ranking list. The Faculty of Social Sciences ranked 51st in the World and ties for the for 3rd ranked Social Sciences Program in Canada. A great education can increase your career prospects. See how McMaster Social Sciences graduates employment rates compare to the national average.


Employment Statistics

A World of Possibilities

University is a time of discovery. Learning in the Faculty of Social Sciences, is about discovering what topics interest you and tailoring your academic path to match those interests.

There are over 260+ programs/combined programs in 12 Departments/Schools, college affiliated certificates, internship, and exchange opportunities.

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Explore a world of possibilities

Explore a world of possibilities

Experience Makes a Difference

Experiential Education gives you practical experience through a unique combination of education,  career planning  and community involvement.

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Find Your Career

Our graduates go to a number of exciting careers in a variety of areas including healthcare organizations, financial institutions, community service organizations, government offices and law enforcement.  The opportunities are almost endless.

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Student Success Stories
The Wilson Building

L.R. Wilson Hall

McMaster’s new home for the liberal arts set to open in 2016.  With state-of-the-art technology, L.R. Wilson Hall will change the way learning and teaching happens in the liberal arts.

The $55.5-million facility includes:

  • classrooms
  • research spaces and labs
  • a 350-seat concert hall
  • public gathering and community spaces
  • gardens
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