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Migration Studies

University of San Francisco

12 months
1510 USD/credit 46810 USD/year
1510 USD/credit 46810 USD/year
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The challenges that these global citizens face are the focus of this Migration Studies program from University of San Francisco, which prepares professionals to better the lives of migrants and refugees throughout the world.

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With more than 230 million global citizens living outside their home countries, international migration is one of the most critical issues facing the global community in the 21st century.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students of the Migration Studies program from University of San Francisco will:

  • Critically analyze the theories, concepts, and research findings in migration studies from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Evaluate the role of governments and civil society organizations in community representation, policy creation, and resource allocation in relation to migration and mobility
  • Apply knowledge of the humane, legal, and political characteristics of migration as a social reality and create related social interventions
  • Plan, generate, and interpret a research study on an important issue in migration studies
  • Develop field studies among migrant communities to understand realities, dynamics and logics of migration

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Migration Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Immigration Policy & Politics
  • Cultural Manifestations
  • Critical Refugee Studies
  • Research Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in any field is required. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. Experiences working with migrants and migrant organizations strengthen an application, as does proficiency in a second language.
  • Transcript (Academic Record)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    46810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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