12 months
18514 USD/year
18514 USD/year
5712 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


American Studies from Montana State University 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.


  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited, government-recognized university. These degrees are generally four-year-long programs.
  • B average or higher from your undergraduate study (3.0/4.0 GPA, or equivalent).
  • GRE test scores. 
  • Evidence of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18514 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18514 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5712 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bozeman

1099 - 2275 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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