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About History at Ryerson

Ryerson’s Department of History is located in the centre of Toronto, Canada’s largest and most dynamic city. Our professors are award-winning teachers and researchers who encourage students to ask tough questions, probe beyond simple answers, and become more flexible and original thinkers.

As a student in our career-focused History BA program, you will explore the diversity and complexity of human experience from ancient societies to the 21st century. Through your studies, you will develop analytical, research and communications skills that prepare you for citizenship and decision-making in a global context. You can also earn History credits for work placements and take specialized courses in Heritage Management that open doors to museum and archive work.

With a BA in History from Ryerson, you will not only understand the past, but also be prepared to shape the future!