Master of Arts in Humanities

Humanities is an interdisciplinary program designed for students who are interested in making connections rather than in specialization. The Master of Arts degree in Humanities draws students from many different disciplines. The de​gree is a fascinating blend of philosophy, music, literature, religion, history, art and cinema. More than 75% of alumni respondents are employed in a job related to their degree. Most are in the teaching professions; however, a variety of positions in finance, marketing research, and writing are also represented. 

Susan A. Schiller, Director
English, Language & Literature
College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
Anspach 032
Mt Pleasant, MI   48859

Master of Arts in Humanities Award

The Masters of in Arts Humanities Award is intended to help students who are enrolled in the MA in Humanities program and who have an overall GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 point scale. Support from the Award offers financial assistance to graduate students enrolled in the MA in Humanities program through awards associated with tuition costs, scholarship and/or professional development opportunities.  Those who do not meet the G.P.A. requirement should add to their application an explanatory statement as to why they should be considered worthy of receiving the award.  Recipients of the Award should include a cover letter addressing specified items as noted in the application form.  If applying for professional development support, applications for the Award must be received by the Humanities Council no less than 30 days prior to the dates of the conference which the applicant is attending. 

Deadline:  TBA 2016/2017 academic year