Graduate Application Deadline: 1/15/18

DEADLINES

January 15th for admission in the following fall semester

Apply online at:  https://apply.grad.arizona.edu/users/loginMaster of Arts in American Indian Studies Application Information

The American Indian Studies (AIS) graduate interdisciplinary program offers opportunities for advanced study at the Master’s level.  The Master of Arts consists of thirty units of course work and six thesis or master’s report units.  A broad spectrum of American Indian Studies subject matter is presented.  Concurrent study in the Juris Doctorate program at the College of Law and Master’s in American Indian Studies is available. 

To apply to AIS, log onto the Graduate College website and follow the application and payment instructions for the American Indian Studies Program.  Please note all materials are to be submitted electronically. 

MA ADMISSIONS:

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution is required for admission to the Master of Arts program in AIS.  The Bachelor’s degree must be completed before the applicant begins in the AIS program, by August for fall admissions.  A minimum grade point average of 3.2 is required for admissions.

Checklist for Online Application Material

 

*  On-line application and fee.

*  GRE scores (or LSAT scores for JD/MA program applicants).

*  A Personal Statement (3 to 5 pages) including your educational goals, professional plans, your interest in our MA program, and your background in American Indian Studies or with American Indian communities.

*  A Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae.

One Writing Sample (between 15 and 20 pages double spaced) of original work that is academic, technical, professional or artistic in nature.

*  Electronic copies of Official Transcripts from all institutions attended, undergraduate and graduate.  On acceptance into the program students will need to submit original transcripts.

*  Three Letters of Recommendation from faculty or supervisors who can attest to your achievements and academic potential.  Letters from faculty are preferred for applicants currently or recently working in academia.

 

Doctor of Philosophy in American Indian Studies Application Information           

The doctoral program in American Indian Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students to conduct basic and applied scholarly research from a cross-cultural perspective; to develop innovative theories, methodologies, and research tools appropriate for and useful to sovereign tribes; and to train candidates to assume leadership and policy-making roles in higher education, tribal communities, the state and the nation.  Ph.D. students have the opportunity to specialize in one of four concentrations:  Law & Policy, Literature, Societies & Cultures, Education, and Natural Resources.

PHD ADMISSIONS:

A Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution is required for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy program in American Indian Studies and must be completed by August for Fall admission. 

A minimum grade point average of 3.2 is required for admissions.  GRE scores are recommended, but not required.

 

To apply to AIS, log onto the Graduate College website and follow the application and payment instructions for the American Indian Studies Program.  Please note all materials are to be submitted electronically. Apply online at:  https://apply.grad.arizona.edu/

 

Checklist for Online Application Material

 

  • On-line application and fee.
  • 3.2 GPA from previous MA program
  • Personal Statement (3 to 5 pages) including your educational goals, professional plans, your interest in our PhD program, and your background in American Indian Studies or with American Indian communities.
  • A Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • One Writing Sample (between 15 and 20 pages double spaced) of original work that is academic, technical, professional or artistic in nature.
  • One Critical Essay (no more than 5 pages) which analyzes three American Indian Studies books or monographs of your choice.
  • Electronic copies of Official Transcripts from all institutions attended, undergraduate and graduate.  On acceptance into the program students will need to submit original transcripts.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation from faculty or supervisors who can attest to your achievements and academic potential.  Letters from faculty are preferred for applicants currently or recently working in academia.

 

DEADLINE

January 15th for admission in the following fall semester

 

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