Columbia University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

African-American Studies


630 West 169th Street

New York City, NY 10027

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

African-American Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This full-time M.A. program provides graduate-level training in African-American studies to scholars, teachers, and professionals for whom intensive scholarly engagement serves their career or professional needs. Designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in the literature and research of African-American studies, the program enables students to produce critical analysis and research about the complex and historically specific experiences of Africans in the Americas. Students are also expected to demonstrate how those experiences have contributed to, and been shaped by, political, cultural, and economic forces both nationally and globally.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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