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American Studies

Montana State University

12 months
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17692 USD/year
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5568 USD/year
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About

Thank you for your interest in the American Studies program at the Montana State University! We hope you find it to be an exciting and rewarding program.

Overview

Montana State University offers the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in a unique Rocky Mountain setting that provides students with pioneering research opportunities at such sites as the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman and Yellowstone National Park. 

With a special focus on the American West, the program draws on a distinguished cohort of full-time and associated faculty with research and teaching expertise in the disciplines of Anthropology, Architectural History, Art History, English, History, Media and Theater Arts, Native American Studies, Political Science, and Sociology.

Careers

  • A degree in American Studies at the Montana State University prepares students for multiple career options where depth and breadth of knowledge about American culture is essential. 
  • Leaders in a variety of industries can point to their training in American Studies as a foundation for their success. 
  • An education in American Studies will be particularly appropriate for students interested in pursuing many types of careers. 
  • Careers of interest could be within the following fields: Community Relations, Cultural Affairs, Diplomacy, Historic Preservation, and/or Museum Curator.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Methods in American Studies
  • Research in American Studies
  • Master's Thesis
  • Methods in American Studies  
  • Seminar  
  • Research in American Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in American Studies or closely related field
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average
  • Official undergraduate transcripts from all universities attended, sent directly to the Graduate School
  • Three letters of recommendation, uploaded directly to CollegeNet
  • Letter of application that addresses the applicant’s areas of intended study and the applicant’s qualifications for Master’s level work.
  • Writing sample
  • GRE scores are not required, but will be reviewed if submitted

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17692 USD/year
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  • National

    17692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17692 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5568 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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