Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Biological Sciences Graduate Programs

African Studies


405 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60208

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

African Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate in African Studies is for students approaching the study of African societies, cultures, histories, and arts across the disciplines--in the humanities, social sciences, and in the professions. Students earning graduate degrees in Northwestern's academic departments and professional schools earn the Certificate in African studies by merging a core of Africa-content courses with their major program of study.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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