Humanities M.A.

Explore the Human Experience

Develop critical and global thinking through graduate studies in Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Through careful study of major works across the humanistic disciplines, you'll join some of the greatest minds in a three-thousand-year-old discussion about the human condition. You'll study directly with the Humanities faculty, who are distinguished as both accomplished teachers and scholars in their fields of expertise. The Master's program culminates in a capstone experience tailored to your needs.

Hone Your Skills to Engage Global Ideas

Gain an appreciation of major artistic and intellectual contributions across history and the global landscape. Refine your studies by specializing in studio arts, art history, museum studies, film studies, writing or the history of ideas. Whatever concentration you choose, you'll engage with the broad sweep of intellectual and artistic culture while developing skills in critical thinking, textual and artistic analysis, and academic research and writing.. With flexible concentrations and capstone requirements, your degree will be guided by your own interests and professional goals.

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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Humanities M.A. Faculty

Sarah Costello
Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello

Assistant Professor of Art History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3342
Email: costello@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2121.10

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Beth Merfish

Beth Merfish

Assistant Professor of Art History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3432
Email: merfish@uhcl.edu
Office: B2121.12

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Keith Parsons
Keith Parsons

Keith Parsons

Professor of Philosophy,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3361
Email: parsons@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2529.11

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Daniel Silvermintz
Daniel Silvermintz

Daniel E. Silvermintz

Associate Professor of Humanities,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3326
Email: Silvermintz@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 2529.01

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Shreerekha Subramanian
Shreerekha Subramanian

Shreerekha Subramanian

Department Chair of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of Humanities,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3430
Email: subramanian@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.15

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