12 months
Duration
951 USD/credit 28530 USD/year
951 USD/credit 28530 USD/year
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About

The African American Studies programme of Clark Atlanta University provides a vital and innovative interdisciplinary course of research, study, and learning. Students explore past events historic global issues, diverse cultures, and our shared humanity.

Overview

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 programme

The mission of the Clark Atlanta University's Degree in African American Studies is to offer undergraduates and graduates an interdisciplinary course of study that expands and imparts knowledge related to cultures, and the history of the African Diaspora utilizing scholarly research, theoretical inquiry and policy analysis to prepare graduates for diverse professions who will understand experiences of people of African descent and others as well as promote social justice within the global community.

Programme Structure

Areas of study include:

  • History
  • African Studies
  • American Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.21
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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. 
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. 
  • Three recommendation letters: two from former instructors and one from an employer or supervisor. 
  • Resume, which can be submitted by email to GraduateAdmissions@cau.edu.
  • A Dean of Students Certification form from the last institution you have attended (this form is only required if you attended an institution within the last two years). 
  • A letter of intent which discusses career goals, reasons for applying to Clark Atlanta University, and qualifications for admission.
  • a 10-page writing sample that demonstrates your academic preparation for graduate studies.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 951 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 951 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 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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