African American Studies, M.Sc. | Yale University | New Haven, United States
12 months
46900 USD/year
46900 USD/year
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African American Studies offers a combined program at Yale University in conjunction with several other departments and programs.


Within a chosen field of study, the student will select an area of concentration in consultation with the directors of graduate studies of African American Studies and the joint department or program.

Learning outcomes

An area of concentration in African American Studies at Yale University may take the form of a single area study or a comparative area study: e.g., Caribbean or African American literature, a comparison of African American literature in a combined degree with the Department of English; an investigation of the significance of the presence of African cultures in the new World, either in the Caribbean or in Latin and or South America in a combined degree with the Spanish and Portuguese department. 

An area of concentration may also follow the fields of study already established within a single discipline, e.g., race/minority/ethnic studies in a combined degree with Sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Theorizing Racial Formations
  • Dissertation Prospectus Workshop 
  • a history course
  • a social science course, and
  • a course in literature or culture.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $80 application fee or fee waiver
    • Recommendations from two teachers and one counselor
    • School Report with transcript
    • English proficiency test results - recommended for non-native English-speakers
    • Mid-Year Report & Final Report

Tuition Fee

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    46900 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46900 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

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