Ranked 2nd in Ontario

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 is the 2nd ranked Social Sciences Program in Ontario. A great education can increase your career prospects. See McMaster Social Sciences graduates employment rates.

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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 opened 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:

  • high-tech active learning classrooms
  • research spaces and labs
  • Indigenous ceremony space and teaching gardens
  • public gathering /community spaces and study rooms
  • club space exclusively for Social Sciences students
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