The School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies offers one of the oldest and most comprehensive master’s programs in Canadian Studies. Our interdisciplinary program takes a critical look at Canadian political, cultural and social life in a rapidly changing pluralistic society.

A collaborative Specialization in Digital Humanities is also available. A Concentration is available in Heritage Planning and Studies.

Capital Advantage

Situated in the heart of Canada’s capital city, the School offers unmatched practicum opportunities and partnerships with national organizations, museums, archives, government departments and other international and non-governmental organizations. As well, numerous adjunct professors teach and/or mentor our students through internships and research projects. Unique career opportunities can follow.

Research Highlights

  • Canadian Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Canadian Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Quebec Studies
  • Indigenous Studies, Settler Colonial Studies, and Decolonization

Program Information

Length: 2 years

Entry Terms:

Fall Application Deadline: February 1

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Experiential Learning: Practicums

Pathway Options: Coursework, , Thesis

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