Why MIST at York?

  • Our program is leading-edge - a first in Canada.
  • Study in an interdisciplinary learning environment renowned for teaching and research excellence.
  • Address a range of critical issues from land claims and the struggles of residential school survivors to immigration, refugee legislation and racial profiling.
  • Strategize for meaningful economic, social and policy change, while gaining critical analytical and communication skills favoured by today's employers.

You can pursue the MIST program full-time or part-time through our BA, BA Honours, or BA Specialized Honours options. You can also combine your studies in MIST with other disciplines such as History and Economics by earning a BA Honours Double Major/Minor or a BA Honours Minor. As a graduate, you will be well prepared for leadership roles in areas such as law, immigration, social work, health care, education, government and non-governmental organizations.