Graduate Students - Black Studies Emphasis
The Black Studies Program provides critical skill sets in written and oral communication, research, analysis, theory building, multicultural understanding and global awareness. Through a holistic examination of the African American experience, we are committed to enriching general education, promoting professional development, and training scholars in the field.
The Black Studies Program at UMKC is continuing its move toward reorganization, revitalization, and growth. There have been and will continue to be many changes and enhancements to the curriculum.
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Program at UMKC offers students an informal emphasis in Black Studies. See the following link for details: Informal Emphasis in Black Studies (PDF). Black Studies students pursuing the MALS Degree may also earn a Black Studies graduate certificate (see below).
Graduate Certificate in Black Studies
The Black Studies Program at UMKC offers a graduate certificate in Black Studies. The graduate certificate in Black Studies is available for all graduate and professional students at UMKC. See the following link for details: Course of Study - Black Studies Graduate Certificate (PDF).
Current and prospective students should contact the Black Studies Program for additional details.