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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
415 South Street, MS 084
Waltham, MA 02453
Master of Arts in Comparative Humanities
Brandeis University's Master of Arts in Comparative Humanities (M.A.C.H.) is a flexible master’s program in which students design their own interdisciplinary Humanities curriculum, in consultation with a faculty mentor. This is a program in which students find their niche, pursue a passion, enhance a career in the humanities, and/or prepare for future doctoral study.
Highlights of the one-year, full time M.A. in Comparative Humanities program include:
Housed in Brandeis’ Mandel Center for the Humanities, the comparative humanities program draws upon the strengths of faculty in fields ranging from film to philosophy, history to the fine arts, and literature to women’s and gender studies, with the potential for connections to the natural sciences and other fields. The program brings together a cadre of students committed to the richness of multiple cultural perspectives and to exploring problems that require interdisciplinary understanding. The program also draws upon Brandeis' close connections with well-known academic, cultural, and research resources in the Boston area, making Brandeis an ideal location for securing local internships, as well as research and career opportunities.
The program provides both guidance and flexibility for:
Brandeis is a small research university, just nine miles from Boston, devoted to excellence in both teaching and research. We invite you to learn more about the M.A. in Humanities.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: A variety of loan programs, including the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan and the TERI Continuing Education Loan, may be available to Graduate Professional Studies students who meet this criteria.
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