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Florida International University

Program in African and African Diaspora Studies

Miami, FL

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Overview

Florida International University / Program in African and African Diaspora Studies is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
50%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BA with minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, examples of written work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BA with minimum GPA of 3.0, 3.5 on any graduate work; letter of intent; three letters of recommendation; examples of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

5
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 60%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 20%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 0
Part-time - 2
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African diaspora in Latin America, Haitian Creole phonology and culture, racial/ethnic minority sexual health, African-American labor and southern history, gendered perspective of the development of racial science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Percy Hintzen
Director
Email: percy.hintzen@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-2247
Fax: 305-348-3270