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Africana Women's Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, GA,
The History program serves as a center for historical study, providing a core base of knowledge of past events and fostering an atmosphere to examine the significance of those events on the human experience.

About

With a commitment to academic excellence, the department offers undergraduate and graduate level courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Arts degree and the Doctor of Arts in Humanities degree. The department stresses the development of analytical skills and critical judgment. 

The programme

Curriculum emphasis is placed on acquiring scholarly research and writing skills along with an understanding of global issues, diverse cultures, and our shared humanity. As an extension of the classroom instruction, students are encouraged to engage in practical applications of learning through service learning projects, internships, and study abroad opportunities.

Programme Structure

  • Founded in 1982, the Africana Women's Studies (AWS) Program is the only degree-granting women's studies program located in a historically black college in the United States, the only women's studies program in the United States which offers the doctoral degree in Africana Women's Studies and the only Africana Women's Studies program in the world. 
  • AWS provides opportunities for the systematic analysis of the convergence of gender, class and racial bias. 
  • It also focuses on the comparative examination of the contributions, problems, strategies and concerns of women throughout the African disapora.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Before any action can be taken on an application, applicants must submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • Cashier’s check or money order (made payable to Clark Atlanta University) in the amount of $40. The application fee for an international applicant is $55 U.S. dollars. The application fee will not be waived and is non-refundable.
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from the institution’s Office of the Registrar. A transcript which has been “issued to the student” will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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