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Graduate Studies in Arts and Humanities

The College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) at the University of Maryland is home to over 900 graduate students and boasts some of the top-ranked graduate programs in the United States. ARHU also offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with graduate students and faculty from diverse fields. ARHU offers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees, MFA degrees, Masters of Professional Studies, and graduate Certificates ranging from Philosophy to Women's Studies to Creative Writing. A full list of our programs can be seen in the Academics and Admissions section.  

Our Master's and PhD students pursue a variety of careers with arts institutions, government agencies, non-profits, institutions of higher ed, and private organizations. We offer professional development programming throughout the year geared to Arts and Humanities graduate students to boost job seeking skills for both academic and non-academic career tracks.

ARHU Graduate Students by the Numbers

902   graduate students
14     academic departments
12     academic buildings
19%  students of color
14%  international students
 58% female; 42% male

We invite you to explore our site and imagine the possibilities. For more information regarding your program of interest, contact a Graduate Program Director.

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The College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) at the University of Maryland is home to over 900 graduate students and boasts some of the top-ranked graduate programs in the United States. ARHU also offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with graduate students and faculty from diverse fields. ARHU offers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees, MFA degrees, Masters of Professional Studies, and graduate Certificates ranging from Philosophy to Women's Studies to Creative Writing. A full list of our programs can be seen in the Academics and Admissions section.  

Our Master's and PhD students pursue a variety of careers with arts institutions, government agencies, non-profits, institutions of higher ed, and private organizations. We offer professional development programming throughout the year geared to Arts and Humanities graduate students to boost job seeking skills for both academic and non-academic career tracks.

ARHU Graduate Students by the Numbers

902   graduate students
14     academic departments
12     academic buildings
19%  students of color
14%  international students
 58% female; 42% male

We invite you to explore our site and imagine the possibilities. For more information regarding your program of interest, contact a Graduate Program Director.

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Ira Berlin

Distinguished University Professor Ira Berlin awarded the 2014 W.E.B. Du Bois Medal by Harvard University's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

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Ph.D. candidate Matthew Wilson and Vaughn Midder ’14 are recognized for stellar academic achievement and dedication to the arts and humanities.