United States Ph.D. American Studies & Doctorate Programs
Ph.D. American Studies doctorate programs can be a great fit for students who are interested in finding out more about the diverse cultures of the United States and how they shape American life. African American studies doctorate programs make up a good percentage of this niche in higher education, although other cultures significant to American life are also studied in detail.
Students enrolled in American Studies doctorate programs generally take courses in the humanities, social sciences and the arts. These courses will give you the foundation to pursue a career in a specific area or culture of your choosing, be it African American studies doctorate programs or another interdisciplinary area under the American Studies umbrella.
Graduates of Ph.D. American studies programs can pursue teaching careers at college and universities, including in the history, English, women’s studies, communications and American Studies departments.
Choose from several American studies doctorate programs, including a Ph.D. Latin American and Caribbean Studies CLACS, a Ph.D. in African American Studies, or a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary American Studies.
Looking for an American studies school nearby or another State? Whether you want to find an American studies grad school near you or you want to even study abroad, GradSchools.com can help. Filter your search by location to search for accredited colleges around the globe that offer doctorate programs in American studies. Find the perfect graduate school with American studies today!
- Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA
The mission of the Department of African American Studies is to provide an intellectual arena in which students learn to critically examine, analyze, and interpret the experiences, traditions, and dynamics of people of African descent. The Department's...
- Newark, DENewark, DE
University of Delaware
The Graduate Program in English offers the MA and PhD degrees. Our faculty specialize in all areas of English and American literature, and we offer a special emphasis on material culture study and book history/archival research. We admit about 12 stu...
- Buffalo, NYBuffalo, NY
University at Buffalo
The Department of American Studies at the University at Buffalo offers interdisciplinary M.A. and Ph.D. degrees based on rigorous, socially engaged scholarship. We take a hemispheric approach to the Americas, examining local cultures, nations, and regio...
- Honolulu, HIHonolulu, HI
University of Hawaii At Manoa
- Winchester, United KingdomWinchester, United Kingdom
University College Winchester
- Iowa City, IAIowa City, IA
University of Iowa
Both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees are offered in American Studies at Iowa. Each possesses a distinctive rationale taken with equal seriousness by the faculty. Although there are exceptions, the Ph.D. program is designed mainly to prepare scholars for rese...
- Ann Arbor, MIAnn Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
- Notre Dame, INNotre Dame, IN
University of Notre Dame
The Department of History offers programs in three major areas of study: medieval history, modern European history, and United States history.
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
Our program offers the opportunity to examine American culture in all its diversity from an interdisciplinary perspective. While the disciplines of history, literature, material culture, and museum studies have traditional appeal, we encourage our stude...
- Bryn Mawr, PABryn Mawr, PA
Bryn Mawr College
The Department of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies offers rigorous training in classical languages and classical studies.
- Egham, United KingdomEgham, United Kingdom
Royal Holloway University of London
One year Masters programs and a wide range of research programs...
- Saint Louis, MOSaint Louis, MO
St. Louis University
The American Studies program at Saint Louis University offers a systematically interdisciplinary approach to the historical study of the cultures of the United States and their ongoing evolution. The American Studies Department is a free standing academ...
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
New York University
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at New York University is an interdisciplinary teaching, research, and public information program. It is a Title VI National Resource Center (NRC), offering FLAS fellowship support for gradu...
- New York City, NYNew York City, NY
City University Of New York, The Graduate Center
MALS Track in American Studies - This specialization is a 30-credit program for students wishing to pursue an interest in American Studies. Since its inception in the 1940s, American Studies has been an interdisciplinary movement dedicated to critical e...
- Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow, United Kingdom
University of Glasgow
Why did American culture, politics, and business became so dominant in the 19th and 20th centuries, and in what directions might it be headed in the 21st century? The programme is linked to the Andrew Hook Centre for American Studies, which hosts vis...
- San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
University of California - Berkeley
The African Diaspora Studies Ph.D. program focuses on the life, culture, and social organization (broadly defined) of persons of African descent.
- New Orleans, LANew Orleans, LA
- Bowling Green, OHBowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University
Communication, English, History, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Sociology.
- College Park, MDCollege Park, MD
University of Maryland - College Park
- Canterbury, United KingdomCanterbury, United Kingdom
University of Kent
American Studies at Kent dates back to 1973 and, over the last few decades, has developed a strong research culture; this matches the commitment of the University to interdisciplinary study as well as the mandate of American Studies to explore the Ameri...
- Brighton, United KingdomBrighton, United Kingdom
University of Sussex