Master of Arts (MA) Program

The Master of Arts degree program is designed to develop knowledge and skill in disciplined inquiry appropriate to the advanced student's selected area of educational concern. Although a program can be planned leading to professional certification, emphasis is on developing a high level of research and scholarly competence.MA

Course Work: The M.A. degree requires a minimum of 36 credit hours distributed as follows.

All research projects involving human subjects require approval both from the Division and from the Arts and Sciences Institutional Review Board. Instructions and application form can be viewed or downloaded from their site below:

Admission Requirements 

Electronic applications may be accessed through ( The application deadline for students wishing to begin Fall term is usually January 3(please email Dr. Avant for exact date).

Follow this link to the Graduate School Admissions page
for information about applying to Emory University's graduate program.