Native American Studies, M.A. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Native American Studies Graduate Group’s interdisciplinary and hemispheric approach at the University of California, Davis, includes attention to the increasing diaspora of indigenous peoples throughout the Americas, and calls upon the authority of native intelligence to address the issues that concern native peoples.


Key facts

Topics of Native American Studies study at the University of California, Davis, include history; religion; philosophy; government; politics; society; and language and linguistics, as well as indigenous community development for autonomy and sovereignty; colonialism, racism, and self-determination; and ethnohistory. At both the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, students have opportunities to develop their teaching skills through teaching assistant and instructor positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Concepts in Native American Studies
  • Advanced Topics in Native American Studies 
  • Indigenous Community Development for Autonomy
  • Colonialism, Racism, and Self-Determination
  • Ethnohistory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Online Application which includes the Statement of Purpose and the Personal History Statement (do not send paper copies of these essays)
  • Transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation (letters should be submitted by the recommender via the online application system)
  • Application Fee ($105 for domestic and $125 for international)

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    11700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
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