Kennesaw State University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

MA in American Studies


Department of Political Science and International Affairs

1000 Chastain Road, # 2205

Kennesaw, GA 30144

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in American Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The American Studies program at Kennesaw State University dedicates itself to crossing boundaries: disciplinary, social, cultural, institutional. The program is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, focusing on the study of American cultures as they exist locally, regionally, nationally, and trans-nationally. With grounding in the content knowledge base and methodologies from a range of fields, students are actively encouraged to pursue an understanding and critical analysis of the history, literature, arts, politics, language, philosophy, and social practices of the multitude of American communities. Through the use of project-based learning linked to their own professional development needs, interests, and abilities, the program engages students in an exchange of learning and service in local communities and abroad.


Kennesaw State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Inquiries related to the university’s accreditation by the Commission may be directed to COC/SACS, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, website: Questions related to admissions and the policies, programs, and practices of KSU should be directed to the university’s offices, catalogs, publications, or websites.

International Student Requirements:

International Students (Visa and Green Card holders) – Please go to our website for additional requirements.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $225 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 2748 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 8040 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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