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African American and African Studies

Michigan State University

12 months
Duration
27792 USD/year
27792 USD/year
14144 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in African American and African Studies is an interdisciplinary program at Michigan State University of study devoted to advanced exploration and analysis of the social, cultural, and political-economic experiences of African Americans, Africans in the Continent and African-descendent peoples in other parts of the African Diaspora. 

Overview

Program highlights

The African American and African Studies program at Michigan State University prepares students for a range of academic and professional career opportunities and consists of two plans, a Plan A (with thesis) option that prepares graduate students for doctoral study and a Plan B (without thesis) option that equips graduate students with interdisciplinary Black Studies professional skills that may be used in a variety of professional careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • African Studies
  • African American Studies
  • African Diaspora Studies
  • Multicultural Pedagogy in African American and African Studies
  • Domestic Internship in African American and African Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have the results of the Graduate Record Examination General Test forwarded to the college.
  • Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Submit a personal statement and an academic purpose stating personal and professional goals, disciplinary interests in Africana studies and desire to pursue a Plan A or Plan B program of study.
  • Submit a writing sample, usually a recent research paper.
  • Submit two copies of official transcripts demonstrating an earned Bachelor’s degree in an area of study appropriate for advanced work in Africana studies and a grade-point average of 3.0.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation from faculty acquainted with your course work using the University’s Letter of Recommendation Form for Admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for East Lansing

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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