Stanford University

International Comparative Area Studies

Master of Arts program in African Studies


450 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts program in African Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The purpose of the M.A. in African Studies is to provide students with a foundation in African Studies through a core set of courses dealing with the history, politics, society, and culture of this region along with advanced language training and in depth surveys of given subject matter dealing with the region. The M.A. program is designed for recent graduates with a B.A. who have previous experience in or exposure to working, living or studying in Africa, and for those who are undertaking a professional degree and want to enhance that training with area studies.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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