American Studies, M.A. | Rutgers University | Newark, United States
12 months
Duration
30888 USD/year
30888 USD/year
18168 USD/year
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About

The American Studies program of Rutgers University prepares those students who may wish to go on to a PhD in American Studies or another field through classes in the history, theories, and methods of American Studies and an original research project.

Overview

Learning Goals

  • The American Studies program of Rutgers University trains students in the theory and methodology of interdisciplinary study and to develop research skills enabling them to draw upon, and eventually contribute to, the collections, archives, and resources of the universities and cultural institutions of the region.
  • Foster new scholarship that contributes to the advancement of understanding of American civilization's heterodox identities, institutions, and cultures.
  • Encourage the original and creative articulation of research and scholarly contributions to diverse audiences, including other scholars in the academy; undergraduate and graduate students; scholars and professionals in cultural institutions in the public sector; and the general public, through a variety of media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts and Interpretations of American Studies
  • Methodological Approaches to American Studies
  • One course in public humanities, chosen in consultation with the program director
  • Major Interdisciplinary Area
  • Elective work in other disciplines or interdisciplinary fields

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A sample of academic or professional writing up to 6,000 words long and personal statement of up to 1,500 words describing how you would advance by pursuing a degree in American Studies
  • GRE General Exam will be waived for the 2020-2021 application cycle. Applicants must submit official transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample
  • Rutgers University-Newark will accept the Duolingo English Test from affected graduate applicants applying to begin their studies in Fall 2021. The Duolingo English Test is an online English language proficiency test that can be taken via a camera-enabled computer. When you receive your results, you can share your scores with Rutgers-Newark. The minimum Duolingo score is 105.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15444 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15444 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Funding

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