12 months
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25200 USD/year
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11720 USD/year
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About

With this American Indian Studies - Indigenous Rights and Social Justice MSc program from Arizona State University, you will gain a deeper understanding of complex issues facing indigenous communities and learn how to apply your expertise and advocate for social justice. Your skills will be applicable in a variety of careers.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The American Indian Studies - Indigenous Rights and Social Justice MSc program is a transdisciplinary program from Arizona State University that provides students with an intellectual and practical understanding of the issues facing American Indian populations and the ability to apply that knowledge. Students acquire problem-solving skills in a range of professional arenas, including governmental, private and nonprofit agencies.

The program focuses on languages, cultures, the arts, activism, histories, legal policies and education from an American Indian studies paradigm and perspective. Delivery is in-person courses.

Career Opportunities

After leaving ASU, many graduates:

  • conduct academic research related to social justice and Indigenous rights
  • direct or manage Indigenous companies, organizations or nonprofits
  • facilitate Indigenous partnerships and projects
  • work within Native tribes to analyze social justice and Indigenous rights

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Indian Studies Paradigms
  • American Indian Studies Research Methods
  • Contemporary Issues and American Indians
  • American Indians and Indigenous Rights
  • Social Change in American Indian Communities
  • Genders & Sexuality in American Indian Societies
  • Historical Trauma, Healing and Decolonization
  • Urban Issues
  • American Indian Intellectuals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in a related field such as history, justice studies, sociology, ethnic studies, anthropology, political science or education.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
  • Graduate admission application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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