Utilizing comparative, transnational, diasporic, and global perspectives, the MA in Global and Sociocultural Studies program from Florida International University pursues research on these themes through a variety of theoretical approaches and by utilizing qualitative, quantitative, and applied research methods.
The program’s research and teaching themes reflect and resonate with FIU’s location in one of the world’s most dynamic regions: the greater metropolitan area of Miami—a hemispheric crossroads of sociocultural, political, economic, and environmental forces bridging the United States with the Caribbean and Latin America, the Atlantic region, and the world at large.
The program’s inclusion within the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) affords students a wealth of research and associated opportunities through FIU’s Latin American and Caribbean Center; Program in African and African Diaspora Studies; Institute for Asian Studies; European Union Center; and Center for Labor Research and Studies, to name just a few.
GSS collaborates with its partner departments within SIPA and the School of Environment and Society (SEAS). It also maintains close relationships with programs such as Women’s Studies; the departments of History and Psychology; the Stempel School of Public Health; and the College of Medicine.
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- Latin American Seminar
- Ethnohistorical Methods
- Violence & Healing
- Theory in GEO
- Theory & Inquiry
- Special Topics
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies International Relations Sociology View 326 other Masters in International Relations in United States
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- Complete an online application
- Official transcripts from previous undergraduate and graduate programs
- Official GRE - we evaluate GRE scores (verbal, quantitative, and analytical) separately and in relation to other admissions criteria
- International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English: TOEFL or IELTS scores, sent directly by the Educational Testing Service.
- Personal statement
- Students applying to the GSS doctoral program should include a writing sample, such as a paper or thesis, in their applications.
- CV/Resume - past training and educational background (including type of undergraduate program, prior degrees, and professional experience)
- Students applying to the GSS doctoral program should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average from their undergraduate study or from graduate training in another program.
- Three (3) recommendations from applicants’ former professors, mentors and colleagues
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International18030 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
National18030 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State8202 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.