Holocaust and Genocide Studies

DEGREE OFFERED

M.A. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

CAMPUS OPTIONS

Main Campus (Union, NJ)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:        June 1
Spring:   December 1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kean University – one of only three such programs in the United States – is exceptionally poised to inspire leaders in education, human rights, public policy, and other growing professional fields for the 21st century.

Situated at one of our nation’s most diverse universities in the culturally rich region of central New Jersey and metropolitan New York City, its main concern is to understand our world’s people and nations who endured extreme assault and now seek recognition as international players. Kean’s Masters of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies offers ample opportunities to grasp and influence this historical dynamic.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPAs  will be considered based on strength of overall application)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional associates
  • Personal statement
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • Departmental interview may be required
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • 30 credits of course work
  • 6 credit thesis

TOTAL OF 36 CREDITS TO COMPLETE PROGRAM

CURRICULUM 

For a full course curriculum, please visit the Curriculum page for this program, listed in the navigation menu to the right.

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

gradadmissions@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

Dr. Dennis Klein
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T. (908) 737-0256    
dklein@kean.edu

 

 

Updated 5/11/17