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2012-2014 Caspersen School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2012-2014 Caspersen School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2012-2014 Caspersen School of Graduate Studies Catalog

Welcome to the online catalog for the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. This version of the catalog is the most up-to-date representation available: course descriptions are updated on a regular basis and section changes are made as needed

Please note that in the case of discrepancies between the online and print catalogs, the online version always takes precedence.

The catalog is maintained by Drew’s Office of the Registrar. Problems or questions about the catalog should be directed to the Registrar:

Phone: 973-408-3025


Since 1912, graduate study has had a distinguished history at Drew. The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers several different degree programs in the humanities.

Please select the program that best reflects your interests:

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching program leads to an M.A.T. degree and provisional teaching certification in Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Italian, Math, Physics, Spanish, Social Studies, or Theatre Arts. Learn more .

M.F.A. in Poetry

The Drew University Master of Fine Arts in Poetry Program is a two-year, low-residency program for poets and poet translators. Students hone and develop their talent, as well as gain knowledge of the craft and poetics of contemporary American writers, and writers from other eras and cultures. The program offers some of America’s most talented poets as faculty mentors who work one-on-one with our students. Learn more. .

Arts & Letters

The Arts and Letters program offers graduate-level interdisciplinary studies that explore the foundation and development of civilization in relationship to contemporary societies. Degrees offered: Master of Letters (M.Litt.) Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.), Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Learn more .

Medical Humanities

The Medical Humanities program is designed for health care providers, educators, and interested lay people who wish to engage the science of medicine and the humanistic endeavor of care-giving in a meaningful dialogue. Degrees offered: Certificate of Medical Humanities (C.M.H.), Master of Medical Humanities (M.M.H.), Doctor of Medical Humanities (D.M.H.). Learn more .

History & Culture M.A/Ph.D.

The History & Culture program is an interdisciplinary program in modern intellectual and cultural history. It trains scholars to speak on a range of intellectual and cultural issues in sophisticated yet accessible ways. In addition to preparing students for academic careers, History & Culture emphasizes preparation for non-academic fields through internships, special seminars and workshops. Based on a competitive evaluation, a select number of doctoral students receive Fellowships with full financial support for five years. Degrees offered: Ph.D. and M.A. Learn more .

M.A/Ph.D. Programs in Religion

M.A/Ph.D. Programs in Religion are located in the Theological School.