Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Get the details on how to apply to the Global Humanities (M.A.) program.

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Application Deadlines

Priority will be given to students whose application and transcripts have been received by April 1 for fall and November 1 for spring admission. Students who miss the priority deadline may contact the program director via email at to inquire if space is still available for the forthcoming semester. 

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university* and a 3.00 minimum undergraduate GPA for full admission or 2.75 for conditional admission. 
  • A statement of intent (500 words) indicating the goals you hope to achieve via the M.A. program in Global Humanities and any background you may have in this or related fields. 
  • A research paper in any liberal arts discipline.
  • Two letters of recommendation. Email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.

Students who received their bachelor or master's degree outside of the United States are to submit TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS scores  that meet the following requirements:  a TOEFL score of 100  on the iBT, a PTE score of 5.7, or an IELTS score of 7. 

 *See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

How to Apply 

  • Complete the Towson University online Graduate Application.
  • International graduate students may have additional admission and application requirements. See information about how to apply.