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American Studies - Public Humanities (MA and Nondegree)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Fall 7/1 4/2
Merit-Based Aid 4/2

Graduate School - Newark

Program Requirements

Personal statement (see below for instructions). Writing or Work Sample. Applicants must submit an academic or professional writing sample up to 6,000 words long, or, for those with professional experience in public history or the public humanities, a work sample (such as an exhibit plan, program planning materials, websites, etc) accompanied by a brief cover letter that explains the applicantÂ’s role in its creation. 3 letters of rec and official transcripts

Test Requirements

Rutgers University-Newark will accept the Duolingo English Test from affected graduate applicants applying to begin their studies in Fall 2020. The Duolingo English Test is an online English language proficiency test that can be taken via a camera-enabled computer. When you receive your results, you can share your scores with Rutgers-Newark. The minimum Duolingo score is 105.

Personal Statement Instructions

Your personal statement should be no more than 1500 words describing your interest in the public humanities, including and especially any personal or professional experience in the field.