Graduates with an advanced degree from AAADS achieve a level of expertise in their particular subject areas while working closely with dedicated faculty and a stimulating international cohort of fellow students.
As a graduate student, you learn how to plan a course of study that is unique and groundbreaking, requiring you to balance the demands of coursework, teaching, and research. You make connections with partnering centers and institutions, gaining access to the tools needed to find sources of information and to synthesize the results of their research. You learn how to write and speak with authority, to be persuasive, and to bring facts to bear on your findings.
As the world becomes more interconnected, it requires leadership from graduates who have a deep understanding of multicultural issues—people who are able to envision solutions to the challenges posed by historically difficult problems such as racism and social inequity.