African American Studies

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Graduate Certificate

English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.25 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program


  • Must already be an admitted graduate student in American Studies, Anthropology, English, History, Languages and Cultures, or Political Science
  • Registration form with signatures from your major adviser and the head of your home department
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Graduate Certificate (degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students)


  • Online Application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Registration form with signatures from your major adviser and the head of your home department

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    October 1 March 1 August 1

Program Contact Information


  • Name Matilda Stokes
    Phone 765-494-5680
    Email mstokes@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address African American Studies and Research Center
    Purdue University
    100 North University Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
    USA
Purdue West Lafayette campus