Academics
University of Massachusetts Boston Department of American Studies

American Studies Department

The American Studies Department offers an interdisciplinary major (with an honors option) and masters degree in the history and culture of the United States. Working collaboratively with other departments and programs, the American Studies faculty encourages students to explore the rich diversity of American life from a variety of perspectives—nationally, hemispherically, and globally.


Why UMass Boston?

Greg Meyers inspects the lemons in the Biology Department Greenhouses on the fourth floor of the Science Center.

Greg Meyers

Class of 2013

“Being so close to the water, you can go and touch and feel things that you can’t find in a lab.”

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