Wilson College’s M.A. in Humanities degree has been designed to actively engage working professionals and serious students in humanities fields. Our students enter the program from a wide variety of backgrounds. Some are professionals returning to college to pursue graduate study to advance their careers. Others may come into the program directly from their undergraduate work and may see a Ph.D. program in their future. Our students also reflect a wide variety of undergraduate majors—from English to psychology, from economics and business to philosophy and communications, from Spanish to education. Regardless of background, this program has something to offer everyone.

M.A. in Humanities Concentrations


English Language and Literature

Art and Culture

Critical/Cultural Theory

Women's Studies

The Special Concentration - a chance to design your own Master's degree


Whether you are looking for a better job, or advancement in your current employment or have your sights set on earning a Ph.D., this degree will aid you in achieving your goals. Graduate study in the humanities can prepare students for careers in teaching and education, publishing and communications, non-profit work, government work, arts and arts management and many other fields. The skills and knowledge gained through this degree, combined with Wilson College’s traditional hands-on investment in both you and your education, will only aid in making your education the experience you hope it to be.