Top Master of Art Programs in California USA 2019

Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

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Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy

Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Online Part-time September 2019 USA Los Angeles

Pepperdine University’s online psychology master’s program prepares students for meaningful careers in psychology, human services, and related fields through a values-based curriculum.

M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 USA San Francisco

The Master in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) program develops valuable cultural competency of the Asia Pacific region. Reflecting the diversity and innovative spirit of San Francisco, the program offers a wide range of courses in the history, literature, politics, business, and culture of Asian regions.

MA in Humanities

Dominican University of California
Campus September 2019 USA San Rafael

Don’t just get a degree… get an education. Our interdisciplinary program is designed to further enhance your skills in academic research, critical thinking, and scholarly writing. Choose from a variety of disciplines, including Art History, Political Theory, Women and Gender Studies, and Music.

Master's in Film Studies

California State University Sonoma
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years September 2019 USA Rohnert Park + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Film Studies (MA-FILM) degree program at Sonoma State University is a unique interdisciplinary degree designed to develop students' knowledge of film as an aesthetic medium and an agent of social change.

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy - Day Format (MA) (MFT)

Pepperdine University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Malibu

This cohort-based program provides an academic and practical foundation that prepares students to serve individuals, couples, families, and groups as licensed psychotherapists.

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)

Westcliff University
Campus Full-time 36 hours September 2019 USA Irvine

MA TESOL Program produces graduates with the skills to train teaching faculty who excel in their roles as educators, creative scholars, and researchers. This program will prepare teachers for a wide variety of positions both in the US and abroad. Our students will be equipped with the specialized knowledge and field skills for teaching English to speakers of other languages. Upon graduation, they will be competent professional educators with demonstrable leadership skills.

Master of Arts in Peace and Justice

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 5 years August 2019 USA San Diego + 1 more

We are offering a 2-year Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ; full-time and part-time) for individuals who want to create change and solve today’s most troubling issues. Application deadline is January 15.


California State University, East Bay
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2019 USA Hayward

CSUEB’s M.A. TESOL program provides students with a strong generalist preparation to work with adult English learners while still allowing students to explore particular specialties, such as general linguistics or composition studies. Compared with larger M.A. TESOL programs around the Bay Area, CSUEB’s program has small classes where students receive a lot of individualized attention.

MA in Mythological Studies

Pacifica Graduate Institute
Campus Full-time 3 years September 2019 USA Carpinteria Santa Barbara + 1 more

By discerning the underlying similarities and threads in the world’s myths and traditions, we better understand our shared humanity, while honoring the diverse ways human beings live and make meaning of their experience.

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Somatic Psychology

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full-time 2 - 3 years September 2019 USA San Francisco

Our program prepares students to use both conventional and body-oriented approaches to psychotherapy.

Master in Human Rights Education

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA San Francisco

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in the community.

Master of Arts in Fiction and Entertainment

Campus Full-time September 2019 USA Los Angeles

In SCI-Arc’s Master of Arts in Fiction and Entertainment one-year program, students work with world-renowned professionals in the worlds of film, fiction, animation, marketing, games, and documentary making to build new forms of architectural practice. (This program is pending WSCUC approval.)

Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology (on-campus)

Sofia University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 USA Palo Alto

Sofia University’s Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology (MATP) degree is a two-year on-campus program created to allow you to engage in your own personal development while preparing for doctoral-level study and professional applications of transpersonal practices and principles.

Master of Arts degree in Education

Boutique Universities Consortium
Campus Online 18 months Open Enrollment USA San Diego USA Online Switzerland Switzerland Online Washington United Kingdom London Geneva + 7 more

The Master of Arts degree in Education (MAEd) with Specialization in Higher Education Administration is designed for individuals who are planning or are enhancing a career in a broad range of administrative positions in higher education institutions (both 4-year universities and 2-year colleges).

Bachelor of Music: Emphasis in Vocal Performance

Los Angeles College of Music
Campus Full-time September 2019 USA Pasadena

The Vocal Performance major focuses on giving vocalists the tools to ‘get to the music’ as full partners with great instrumentalists and producers. The program is form-fitted to the passions of each student and presents them with opportunities to gain feedback from professionals in A&R, recording, film & television and live touring.