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Mount Saint Mary's University

24 months
1036 USD/credit 15540 USD/year
1036 USD/credit 15540 USD/year
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Humanities offered by Mount Saint Mary's University is a dynamic and flexibleinterdisciplinary program designed for lifelong interested in cultivating a deeper understanding of the connections between the Individual, the Community, and the World.


Our Humanities offered by Mount Saint Mary's University brings together students from all educational and professional backgrounds to talk, think, and write about the timeless ideas that have animated culture and society, as well as the contemporary issues we face in Los Angeles, the Pacific Rim, and our larger global environment.

Graduates with Humanities offered by Mount Saint Mary's University will:

  • cultivate oral and written communication, critical and analytical thinking, and creative problem solving skills.
  • explore the human experience as recorded in the literature, history, art, music, and other liberal studies from many cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Single Author: Chaucer
  • Modernism and War: Literature of WWI
  • Classical Rhetoric
  • Science & the Victorians
  • Fairy Tales, Ideology, and Culture
  • Architectural Imagination
  • Great Historical Figures: Hitler and the Third Reich
  • Critical Eras: The Age of the Borgias
  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The Emergence of Christianity I: The Apostolic Fathers
  • Sexual Psychosis in Renaissance Poetry
  • The Quest for the Historical Jesus
  • Apocalyptic Literature
  • Wonderful Wall Street
  • Reading Moby Dick by the Sea
  • Identity Construction in African American Films of the Early 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential) from a U.S. college or university.
  • Possess a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.
  • Application
  • Application essay
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all schools attended 
  • 2 letters of recommendation. 
  • English Language Exam
  • International Student Data (ISD) Form and Proof of Funds (POF)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1036 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1036 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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