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American Studies

George Washington University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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1825 USD/credit
1825 USD/credit
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About

Housed in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, American Studies at George Washington University is one of the nation's most rigorous and innovative programs.

Overview

George Washington University students in the master’s program can pursue a general degree in American Studies or can select from two concentrations: museums and material culture or historic preservation. The general M.A. is a strong cultural studies degree that prepares students for advanced work.

Program Overview

Housed in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, American studies at GW is one of the nation's most rigorous and innovative programs. With a core of 15 full-time and 20 affiliated faculty members, the program emphasizes interdisciplinary cultural analysis with approaches from anthropology, architectural history, art history, English, folklife, geography, media studies, history, performance studies and political theory. The department’s particular strengths are in cultural history and cultural studies, art and culture, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, transnational American studies, urban studies of space and place, political and public cultures and religion. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Memory and Urban Space
  • Democracy and Violence
  • US Cultural History
  • US in the World: Cultures and Politics
  • Borders and Boundaries
  • Historic Preservation: Principles and Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree:
  • Current Résumé
  • Two Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
    • Official Transcripts
    • Completed Application Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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