MA Degree in Humanities Studies in Virginia in USA

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Humanities Studies

A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

If a student is looking to become a social worker, educator or any career involving great artistic skill, Humanities and Social Sciences may be the correct area of study. This field presents a wide array of classes which teach participants a variety of skills that are valuable across many industries.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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Masters of Fine Arts: Creative Writing- Bluegrass Writers Studio

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Richmond

This program is for any person with an undergraduate degree seeking to improve his or her creative writing abilities in fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction for the purposes of publication or simply for personal fulfillment. [+]

Degree Options

MFA in Creative Writing (emphases in Literary Fiction, Popular/Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and/or Poetry)

Who Would Be Interested in This Program? This program is for any person with an undergraduate degree-seeking to improve his or her creative writing abilities in fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction for the purposes of publication or simply for personal fulfillment. The MFA in Creative Writing is also a terminal degree that can make you eligible for promotion in English or Language-Arts-related secondary education positions (consult your school district for their policies). The MFA in Creative Writing is also a terminal degree that can make you eligible to teach in English, Composition, and Creative Writing-related programs at the college level, as an adjunct, instructor, or tenure-track professor. However, it should be noted that permanent tenure-track positions are incredibly competitive in this field, and generally depend on significant successful publications and teaching experience before graduates will be considered. The Bluegrass Writers Studio is a low-residency program, meaning most of our courses are taken online. However, students must complete 12 credits of Residencies, or in-person workshops. Residencies occur twice a year, with a January Winter Residency in Lexington, KY and a June-July Summer Residency overseas in Lisbon, Portugal. Students may choose which residencies to attend. What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? ... [-]

Master of Arts in Education: School Media Librarian

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Richmond

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? Candidates must meet the requirements of the Graduate School and have completed an initial elementary, middle, or secondary teaching certification program. [+]

Degree Options Master of Arts in Education with Teacher Leadership Endorsement Preparation Library Science Rank I Classification, the Sixth Year Program (Library Science) Certification Preparation Program (Library Science) Who Would be Interested in This Program?

Any P-12 teacher (holding a current teaching license) interested in becoming a school librarian. This program provides teachers with both degree and non-degree (Rank I and/or Certificate in Library Science) program options.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? Candidates must meet the requirements of the Graduate School and have completed an initial elementary, middle, or secondary teaching certification program. Candidates must have earned an overall 3.0 undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 in the last 60 hours completed. Candidates must have a score of 375 on the Millers Analogies Test (MAT) or a Verbal score of 144 and a Quantitative score of 144 on the GRE. Scores on the MAT/GRE are used in conjunction with undergraduate GPA and other criteria in selecting candidates for admission. Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, or 3.25 or higher in their last 60 hours of coursework are exempt from the MAT/GRE requirement. Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? ... [-]

Master of Arts: History

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Richmond

Who Would be Interested in This Program? Teachers seeking to gain more historical knowledge while earning a higher rank; Students interested in preparing for a doctoral program in history; Students interested in earning a graduate degree to prepare for work in museums, historical societies, and other fields. [+]

MAs in Humanities Studies in Virginia in USA. Degree Options M.A. in History Who Would be Interested in This Program? Teachers seeking to gain more historical knowledge while earning a higher rank Students interested in preparing for a doctoral program in history Students interested in earning a graduate degree to prepare for work in museums, historical societies, and other fields What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? GRE scores: 153 Verbal and 4.0 Analytical Writing GPA: Overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or GPA of 2.75 in last 60 semester hours of the baccalaureate program Degree: Completion of at least a satisfactory undergraduate minor in history or the equivalent Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? Morehead State University Michigan State University - Graduate Student Madison North Hopkins High School Rockcastle County High School EKU Department of History EKU Athletic Department "Excellence close to home" is our Hallmark! ... [-]

Pastoral and Spiritual Care (M.A.)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Arlington

Marymount’s Pastoral Counseling program trains competent clinicians and counselors to provide counseling services from a faith-based and/or spiritual perspective. [+]

Pastoral and Spiritual Care (M.A.)

Marymount’s Pastoral Counseling program trains competent clinicians and counselors to provide counseling services from a faith-based and/or spiritual perspective.

The programs provide academic and clinical opportunities for students to integrate the religious and spiritual competencies as outlined by the Association for the Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, 2009 (ASERVIC), a division of the American Counseling Association, in order to provide a holistic approach to treating an individual.

Students are expected to continue exploring their faith-based and/or spiritual connections while having a diverse understanding of others religious practices and beliefs and the impact on the counseling process.... [-]


M.A. in Pastoral Counseling

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Arlington

Marymount’s Pastoral Counseling program trains competent clinicians and counselors to provide counseling services from a faith-based and/or spiritual perspective. [+]

Pastoral Counseling

Marymount’s Pastoral Counseling program trains competent clinicians and counselors to provide counseling services from a faith-based and/or spiritual perspective.

The programs provide academic and clinical opportunities for students to integrate the religious and spiritual competencies as outlined by the Association for the Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, 2009 (ASERVIC), a division of the American Counseling Association, in order to provide a holistic approach to treating an individual.

Students are expected to continue exploring their faith-based and/or spiritual connections while having a diverse understanding of others religious practices and beliefs and the impact on the counseling process.... [-]


Master of Arts in Literature and Language

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Arlington

Marymount’s program prepares students for further advanced study or for careers and enrichment in such fields as secondary school and community college teaching as well as writing, research, and editing in business. [+]

Literature and Language

Marymount's Master of Arts in Literature and Language program deepens students’ understanding of the human condition.

Literary study enhances cultural awareness and aesthetic appreciation, fosters sensitivity and mental suppleness through consideration of multiple viewpoints, and encourages critical thinking by approaching texts from a variety of critical perspectives. Linguistic and rhetorical study heightens understanding of the theoretical, creative, and practical aspects of language and perfects students’ ability to critique and improve their own writing in light of its purpose and audience.

Marymount’s program prepares students for further advanced study or for careers and enrichment in such fields as secondary school and community college teaching as well as writing, research, and editing in business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Qualified individuals who seek intellectual enrichment through stimulating study and ongoing dialogue about topics of human interest may also enroll in the program.... [-]


Humanities (M.A.)

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Arlington

Graduate study in literature, linguistics, and the humanities enhances historical and ethical consciousness, fosters clear and critical thinking, and hones writing skills. [+]

Humanities

Are you interested in literature, culture, history, art history, philosophy, and comparative religious studies? Do you want to immerse yourself in the resources of a world-class city?

Graduate study in literature, linguistics, and the humanities enhances historical and ethical consciousness, fosters clear and critical thinking, and hones writing skills.

Marymount's new program will prepare you for further academic work or enhance your professional development in areas like teaching, research, writing, public outreach, and editorial or curatorial work.

Because this developing program offers the opportunity to take courses from a variety of disciplines in addition to literary study – including philosophy, art history, history, linguistics, and comparative religion – you can explore the complexities of the human condition from multiple perspectives.... [-]