Goucher College

Goucher College Welch Center for Graduate Studies

Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability


1021 Dulaney Valley Rd

Baltimore, MD 21204

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Goucher College's new Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability program brings together tools from anthropology, history, communications, business and management, linguistics, and activism to teach students how to identify, protect, and enhance important cultural traditions in this era of increasing homogeneity and globalization.

Cultural sustainability is a new discipline that combines activism, fieldwork, academic scholarship, and grassroots communications to help preserve cultural traditions and communities -- whether these are neighborhoods, villages, cities, ethnic groups, religious or spiritual groups, tribes, or any other populations with shared traditions and values.

Goucher's Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability coursework is conducted as a limited residency distance education program, meaning classes are primarily held online and are complemented with two one-week residencies on the college’s suburban Baltimore campus. This format draws a diverse student and faculty population and allows students more flexibility to fit the program around their daily lives. The limited residency and workshop components provide face-to-face interaction and fieldwork with faculty and other students in the program.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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