New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science

American Studies


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.-American Studies, M.A., M.Phil.-American Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Program in American Studies, located within the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, offers courses of study leading to the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. It is designed to prepare students for advanced work and teaching in American studies. Interdisciplinary by definition, the student's course of study is arranged with the director of the program and the director of graduate studies and includes seminars offered in the program, in the larger Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, and in selected other departments, programs, and institutes, including Anthropology, Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature, English, History, Journalism, Middle Eastern Studies, Performance Studies, and Sociology.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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