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531 Master of Art Programs in Humanities Studies

An MA, or Master of Arts, is designed to be completed after a bachelor’s degree. Generally, this type of program requires about two years of study; it often also requires the completion of a thesis. Many different subjects are available to study. Interested students might be wondering: What is an MA in Humanities Studies? This kind of degree is meant to educate students about various aspects… Read more

An MA, or Master of Arts, is designed to be completed after a bachelor’s degree. Generally, this type of program requires about two years of study; it often also requires the completion of a thesis. Many different subjects are available to study.

Interested students might be wondering: What is an MA in Humanities Studies? This kind of degree is meant to educate students about various aspects of society and culture. The discipline of humanities includes subfields such as philosophy, literature, language, religion, art, and history. Those who earn these degrees often study rhetoric and logic and learn how to analyze and construct arguments. They may engage with a diverse variety of ideologies, ideas, and philosophies during the course of their education.

This kind of program is an excellent way to sharpen critical thinking and analytical skills. These abilities are highly sought after by employers and are often required in the study of the humanities. Some programs also provide students with training in persuasive writing or argument construction.

The cost of a humanities master’s degree will depend on numerous factors. For example, tuition can vary from year to year, and the availability of financial aid often changes. Other factors that might be relevant include materials costs and the country where the institution is located.

Humanities degrees can provide students with a variety of career options. Many employers seek candidates with the ability to reason clearly and analyze new information. Graduates can go on to work as educators, consultants, managers, or researchers in a wide range of organizations, such as government agencies, private companies, or nonprofit groups. Some might choose to continue their academic careers or even start their own businesses.

There is a wide range of degree programs that focus on the humanities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Schellhammer Business School
Marbella, Spain

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought ... +

The Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School is a challenging interdisciplinary Master of Arts programme that focuses on the study of human nature, thought, and creation – past, present and how the inevitable consequences of our actions impact the future of humanity. Humanists were the first to start thinking about and exploring the human condition seeking answers to many human-related problems, by trying to make moral, ethical, spiritual and intellectual sense of the world. Schellhammer Business School continues this long tradition by combining Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Behavioural Economics, Politics, Language, Law, Anthropology, Culture, and even Business into one programme whilst advocating, exploring and supporting a new system of beliefs, principles and solutions to the manifold issues facing humanity – overpopulation, climate change, contamination, pollution, depleting resources, gross inequality, failed economic systems, and political dogmatism. With a strong emphasis on developing strong creative, critical and analytical thinking skills the Master of Arts in Humanities at Schellhammer Business School opens the door to careers in education, politics and is a distinct competitive advantage in a business where agility, versatility and innovation are the norm in a rapidly changing marketplace. -
MA
Full-time
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
Campus
 
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Take a detailed look at your specialist area and open doors to new opportunities in language-related careers.

Take a detailed look at your specialist area and open doors to new opportunities in language-related careers. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition ... +

Harness the power of language and develop your distinctive voice as a writer. Transform your passion for reading into the ability to produce prose worthy of public recognition. Whatever your genre of preference, be it literary fiction, nonfiction, or the likes of fantasy, mystery or romance – you will have the opportunity to hone your writing skills and discover the techniques seminal writers have used to significant effect. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 

Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000

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California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cro ... +

The East-West Psychology program offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. Students are encouraged to become thought leaders in cross-cultural relations that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions. Graduates create positive and sustainable paradigms in global and personal change. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest, Hungary

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. ... +

The program focuses on logic and its applications in the philosophy of science, particularly in the foundations of mathematics, physics, linguistics, and the social sciences. Beyond a few core courses and a joint four-semester seminar series providing a common background to all students, we offer the following four thematic groups of courses: Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics, Foundations of Physics, Logic in Linguistics, and Models in the Social Sciences – the student has to choose 7 courses offered in these modules. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
06 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Norwich University Online
Northfield, USA

Gain a deeper understanding of major and minor historical contexts with Norwich University's online Master of Arts in Military History. In as few as 18 months, you can complet ... +

Gain a deeper understanding of major and minor historical contexts with Norwich University's online Master of Arts in Military History. In as few as 18 months, you can complete the program and gain skills in research, analysis, communication, writing, and presenting to apply to your career. Also, as the nation's first private military college, Norwich University is uniquely equipped to provide you with the insight to engage with military history. -
MA
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
New College of the Humanities
London, United Kingdom

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, al ... +

This MA Philosophy is an excellent preparation for a PhD and a career in academia. It also develops critical reasoning, logic, and systematic approaches to problem solving, alongside an ability to analyse an issue from a broader perspective, to allow you to become a visionary, all of which are highly valued by employers in a variety of fields. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Haifa, International School
Haifa, Israel

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, ... +

The program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region and each student can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, faunal, geological and palynological studies. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA

USF’s Master of Arts in International Studies is a two-year program, which provides students with in-depth, interdisciplinary knowledge of the issues and challenges that face ... +

USF’s Master of Arts in International Studies is a two-year program, which provides students with in-depth, interdisciplinary knowledge of the issues and challenges that face the global community. Our curriculum focuses on the development and the environment, political and economic aspects of globalization, human rights, peace and conflict resolution, and international law and organizations. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta

The M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology is offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Western Australian Museum. Through the M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeol ... +

The M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology is offered by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Western Australian Museum. Through the M.A. in Global Maritime Archaeology students will garner knowledge of a broad range of facets that fall within this discipline. -
MA
Full-time
English
01 Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ... +

Our MA in Comparative Literature and Critical Theories is an interdisciplinary, transnational programme. It invites students to engage with crucial debates about the different ways in which cultures across time and space have understood the relationship between literature and the world, the concept of representation and the role of the author in the cultural domain. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for dioc ... +

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for diocesan positions. The program consists of 30 credits, 24 of which are core credits. -
MA
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
HSE University
Moscow, Russia

The Master’s program in Linguistic Theory and Language Description trains students in methods of linguistic analysis and the interdisciplinary study of language and language d ... +

The Master’s program in Linguistic Theory and Language Description trains students in methods of linguistic analysis and the interdisciplinary study of language and language documentation. With a focus on sociolinguistics and typologically informed language description, students gain hands-on linguistic research experience. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
10 Aug 2021
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literar ... +

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literary Fiction, Poetry or Creative Nonfiction. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

The MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Groningen is a unique track focussing on the processes involved in second language learning, as well as teaching theories. T ... +

The MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Groningen is a unique track focussing on the processes involved in second language learning, as well as teaching theories. The program encompasses various fields of study, as learning and using a second language may be approached from many different angles. Students will explore and discuss the factors that relate to second language development, including cognition, psychology, social interaction, language teaching, and culture. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
01 Sep 2021
Campus