The Master of Arts in Humanities at Dominican is a world-class humanities program recognized for its rigorous, dynamic and intellectually challenging liberal arts curriculum. The program is structured to provide students with life and career enrichment, cultural understanding, and opportunities for personal advancement.
Dominican University’s Masters in Humanities program is an interdisciplinary program infusing subjects like art history, history, literature, music, philosophy, political theory, religion and more throughout the curriculum for a comprehensive education designed to prepare students in academic research, critical thinking, and scholarly writing.
Our Humanities program faculty includes nationally recognized researchers and professionals who work as educators, advisors, and mentors to our graduate students. Our distinguished faculty has a long history of working with busy students of all ages and backgrounds determined to earn their Masters in Humanities degree.
Applicants for the Fall 2014 Master of Arts in Humanities program are encouraged to apply for the Master of Humanities Arete Award. Learn more today!
Choosing a graduate Humanities or Liberal Arts program that is right for you can be a challenge. Dominican’s MA in Humanities program prides itself on connecting graduate students to the curriculum, resources, and mentorship they need to be successful. Students in our MA in Humanities program have gone on to become published professional writers, musicians, graduate students, artists, professors and more.
*Contact the Graduate Admissions Counselor for specific admission requirements
An emphasis is planned with Dominican’s expert academic advisors and allows students to concentrate a portion of their graduate work within a specific area.
Dominican’s University’s MA in Humanities program can be taken on a part-time or full-time basis. Program requirements are included in the PDF below:
MA in Humanities Admission Counselors are also available to clarify admission requirements and share further information on the program. Please feel free to contact Ryan Purtill at Ryan.Purtill@Dominican.edu to discuss the MA in Humanities program in greater detail.
Beginning in the Fall 2014 Semester, Dominican University's Graduate Humanities Program will be offering up two scholarships for eligible students applying to the Master of Arts in Humanities program. The scholarship is designed to assist academically-strong students, who are passionate about the Humanities and demonstrate financial need, afford a premiere graduate education.
You can learn more about this scholarship here.
The application for the Arete Award can be found here.
Our dedicated team of Graduate Admissions Counselors and Advisors is waiting to discuss how Dominican University can help you obtain your Masters in Humanities. Take the first step towards completing your graduate Humanities degree by selecting any of our options below:
Curious to find out what alums of the MA in Humanities program are doing now? See Keri Shurtliff's video. As a graduate of the Master of Arts in Humanities program at Dominican, Keri was invited to speak at the Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium at the University of Southern California.
Contact Ryan Purtill at 415-458-3748 or firstname.lastname@example.org