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Embark on a transformative journey with the MA in Migration Studies at the University of San Francisco. This prestigious two-year programme delves into the complexities of international migration, equipping you with the skills to make a real difference in the lives of migrants and refugees worldwide. The curriculum offers a comprehensive blend of core courses, special topics, and research seminars, culminating in fieldwork and immersion trips that provide hands-on experience. You'll critically analyse migration theories, evaluate governmental roles, and develop social interventions, all from an interdisciplinary perspective. The programme's unique feature includes the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, enhancing your global perspective. With opportunities for internships and career development in collaboration with various organisations, you'll be well-prepared for impactful roles in the field of migration studies. Take the first step towards becoming a change-maker in the global community.

About the course

With more than 230 million global citizens living outside their home countries, international migration is one of the most critical issues facing the global community in the 21st century. The challenges that these global citizens face are the focus of this master’s program, which prepares professionals to better the lives of migrants and refugees throughout the world.

MIGRATION STUDIES Alumni in Action

Lisa Anderson MA '19 has always been passionate about understanding the migrant experience and borderland issues.

To her, that meant immersing herself on location at the US/Mexico border and in conversation with people, engaging with how they think and responding to their circumstances.

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In this city of innovation, entrepreneurship and culture, the University of San Francisco offers the following masters programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. Like our home city, USF is global in spirit with a commitment to justice.

As one of the country’s premier Jesuit Catholic universities, the College of Arts and Sciences pairs a rigorous academic curriculum with an urban, global perspective. The college's vision of success involves both the head and the heart, with outstanding faculty members giving students the skills and compassion to fashion a more just and humane world.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers wide variety of educational options imbued with a mission to provide not only the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals, but also the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.

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Funding and Scholarships

Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $2,000 to $8,000.. All applicants, U.S. and international, are considered for these scholarships at time of admission consideration. A separate application is not required. If you receive a Scholarship or Teaching/Research Assistantship, you are notified in your admission letter.

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MA in International Studies

University of San Francisco College of Arts and Sciences

USF’s Master of Arts in International Studies is a two-year program, which provides students with in-depth, interdisciplinary knowledge of the issues and challenges that face the global community. Read more

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MA in Migration Studies

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With more than 230 million global citizens living outside their home countries, international migration is one of the most critical issues facing the global community in the 21st century. Read more

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Join the Bay Area's dynamic culture of grassroots organizing and advocacy. Develop community-driven public policy for more equitable cities and regions. Read more

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The USF MPA program prepares you for public leadership, transforming learning into actions that serve our communities, especially the most vulnerable among us. Read more

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MS in Applied Economics

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In the San Francisco Bay Area, the development of advanced technologies is altering the way people live and work. Digital markets are fundamentally changing interactions between consumers, businesses, organizations and governments throughout the world. Read more

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MS in Biology

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USF’s Master of Science in Biology is research-intensive, providing personalized, hands-on training in a faculty member’s laboratory. Read more

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MS in Chemistry

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USF’s Master of Science in Chemistry is designed for graduate students seeking a research-based degree with personalized direction from research advisers and training from experienced full-time faculty. Read more

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MS in Computer Science

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Develop software. Dive into systems, networking, and distributed programming. Explore algorithms and computer theory. Learn what you need to know to get where you want to go. Read more

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MS in Computer Science Bridge

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MS in Data Science

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USF’s one-year Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) program delivers a rigorous curriculum focused on mathematical and computational techniques in the field of data science. Read more

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MS in Energy Systems Management

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MS in Environmental Management

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