Graduate Certificate Programs in South Asian Studies

6 universities offer graduate certificate program in South Asian Studies

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor logo
Ranked as:  #25 in Best National University
Tuition:  $49,548 per year
Total Cost:  $99,096 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  Michigan
Acceptance:  -

CSAS offers a 15-credit hour Graduate Certificate in South Asian Studies (SAS). This certificate is intended for U-M graduate students in LSA departments and professional schools. The goal of the certificate is to provide a program of study grounded in in-depth interdisciplinary understandings of South Asia to graduate students whose academic and career trajectories require area-focused knowledge and training.

Minimum Credit Requirement. Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of graduate-level work in SAS-approved courses.

Course Distribution. Courses must be distributed in at least two disciplines, such as art, anthropology, history, literature, music, political science, religion, or sociology. Language is not considered a discipline for this requirement.

Proseminar in South Asian Studies. SAS 501, which is typically offered each fall (3 credits).

Language Proficiency. Students must attain at least first-year proficiency in a SA language (equivalent to two terms at U-M). The language requirement may be fulfilled by coursework or by demonstrating competency via a placement exam.

Students must complete at least one term in their current U-M graduate professional degree program before applying.

Current Rackham Students: A Rackham student must complete at least one term of study before applying for the Graduate Certificate in SAS. Applications must be received by January 15 for winter term, May 15 for spring summer, or September 15 for fall term.

CSAS encourages the submission of transcripts from other postsecondary institutions at which you have completed relevant language and area studies courses, such as study abroad programs, junior colleges, and summer sessions.

Non-Rackham Applicants: Students must complete at least one term of study in their current U-M graduate professional program before applying to the Graduate Certificate program.

Applicants not enrolled in a Rackham graduate program must submit:.

Official transcripts from all universities from which you received a degree.

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U-M LSA Center for South Asian Studies

  • Program Length:  15 Months
  • Credit hours:  15
Syracuse University logo
Ranked as:  #62 in Best National University
Tuition:  $41,714 per year
Total Cost:  $83,428 * This tuition data is based on IPEDS. For the latest tuition amount, refer to the respective college websites.
State:  New York
Acceptance:  -

Build a strong foundation in South Asian politics, culture and economics, and prepare for careers that demand expertise in the region.

Available concurrently with all graduate programs at Syracuse University.

Analyze aspects of the history and geography of South Asia.

Contrast and critique various social, economic and political dimensions of South Asia including but not limited to: gender, caste, class, education, law, health, ethnicity, national identity and religion.

Interpret the diverse functions and cultural meanings of expressive culture in South Asia.

Analyze key processes of modernity and globalization within and among South Asian nations.

Develop ideas and arguments South Asia in writing.

Gender Sexuality in South Asia (ANT 621 SAS 622).

Problems in Anthropology of South Asia (ANT 625).

Readings and Research in South Asian History (HST 775).

Some South Asian content is included (30% or ). Students may use these courses for the certificate only if they write their research paper on a South Asian topic.

View the current cost of attendance for graduate students attending Syracuse University.

Regional Programs Manager, Asia, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs.

South Asia Center Receives $1 Million in Federal Grants.

South Asia is a large, geopolitically, economically and socially important region of the world.

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South Asian Studies

  • Program Length:  -
  • Credit hours:  12

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Scholarship nameAmountCredibility
Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Department of Spanish and Portuguese at IUB$22,000
Graduate Assistantships for Master of Arts in Spanish program at the UC$8,000
Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award$7,500Medium

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