Graduate Degree Options

Recent students of the American Indian Studies Department have gone onto graduate studies in such fields as law, linguistics, literature, and documentary filmmaking. The department’s interdisciplinary approach provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in the humanities, social sciences, and other areas. Students interested in pursuing graduate degrees are encouraged to contact Kai Wise, academic counselor, to discuss degree planning and possible coursework required in preparation for graduate school applications.

Some institutions offer the opportunity to continue the study of indigenous peoples at the graduate level. A list of these programs has been compiled by Robert M. Nelson.

Around the Region

Several Northwest institutions offer graduate degrees in indigenous studies and tribal governance: