MASTER OF ARTS IN AMERICAN STUDIES
The Master of Arts in American Studies is an interdisciplinary study of the American experience and culture. The program approaches American culture from many directions with a desire to view America as a whole rather than from the perspective of a single discipline. The program draws upon faculty expertise in a wide range of fields and programs, including:
- Cherokee and Indigenous Studies
- Criminal Justice
- Political Science
- Women's and Gender Studies
The Master of Arts in American Studies consists of two (2) core courses in the scope and methods of American Studies. Students then work with a faculty committee to develop an individualized course of study in the following concentrations:
- American Cultural Studies
- American History
- American Politics
What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in American Studies?
- Government Service
- Nonprofit or Tribal Agency Administrator
- Museum Curation
Did you Know?
American Studies at NSU offers an interdisciplinary study of the American experience
and culture, including the challenges and possibilities of realizing a democratic
society. It has particular strength in American Indian Studies and American Cultural
- Writing Sample
- Statement of Purpose
Application DeadlineOpen Year Round
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*Fees include: facility fee, student activity fee, infrastructure fee, cultural/scholastic lecturer fee, student ID fee, technology services fee and remedial course fee, if applicable. NSU courses taught at off campus locations or online might have additional fees assessed. These totals are tuition and fee estimations per program based on the current catalog year. Books, supplies and some fees may not be included.