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Why you should get a master’s in digital humanities

Blend your passion for life-long learning with the development of technical skills required for the digital job market by earning your Master's Degree in Digital Humanities.

Our online graduate program prepares students not only to hone their content knowledge of a particular field of humanities (history, theology, philosophy, English, etc), it also teaches them how to use and design digital tools; enabling them to research and explore ethical, social, and religious issues relevant to local and global communities. Our fully online humanities graduate program will prepare you to work at the heart of the intersection of the arts and the sciences.

Look at the past and help design the digital tools of the future with CUAA's online humanities program. Learn more below.

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Danielle has always been an art enthusiast, which led her to achieve a bachelor’s degree in art history. After graduation, she soon realized she wanted to hone in on her expertise and develop more of a digital skillset. In order to establish an online gallery of her favorite curated pieces, she chose to pursue a digital humanities masters degree. Danielle now leads her curation team at the Frankfort Art Museum, which now has a brand new online experience that brings in audiences from around the world.

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Chaz has always had a passion for design, data and analytics, which made him the perfect candidate for a bachelor’s degree in UX Design. While his four-year schooling prepared him to enter the industry, he wanted to enhance his education. Chaz has learned how to better humanize his data with a master of digital humanities. He has now built a robust portfolio of clientele that he develops prototypes and personas for while running his own business.

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Stacy is an avid book reader who particularly enjoys historical and medieval contexts. Her knack for organization and systems also led her to major in English and minor in library science. Her ultimate dream is to earn her PhD in English literature. Stacy pursued a master’s degree in digital humanities to give her a broad foundation to prepare her for her next steps. Stacy was able to research cultural and relevant topics, while refining her current skill set. Stacy is on her way to achieving her goal of earning a doctorate. 

Unlimited career possibilities

The sky is the limit with a master's degree in digital humanities

Digital humanities blends life-long learning with the development of 21st technological skills. For example, you may be a history major and love spending your time in the digital archives, looking through sites such as the Library of Congress. Have you ever considered who built that site that you use so often? People with knowledge of history and digital archival design all played a role in building the Library of Congress digital archive.

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Free on-demand webinar!

Still curious about digital humanities? Our program director provides a sneak-peek into this NEW program! 

Whether you're building up your resume to pursue a digital humanities related career or working towards your doctorate, our Director, Dr. Erin Laverick, will walk you through everything you need to know. Here's what she'll cover:

  • Digital humanities overview
  • Program details and graduate options
  • Career possibilities/opportunities
Register for the webinar here.
Dr. Erin Laverick
Director of the Masters of Arts in Digital Humanities

Frequently asked questions

PC Mag referred to Digital Humanities as “the most exciting field you’ve never heard of” in a post back in 2017. If it’s so exciting, why haven’t we heard of it? Probably because the digital humanities are happening all around us. 

Dr. Erin Laverick, Concordia University’s Digital Humanities Program Director, explains the emerging field this way: “The digital humanities prepares students not only in honing their content knowledge of a particular field such as history, theology, philosophy, English, and more. It also teaches them how to use and design digital tools. These tools allow people to research and explore ethical, social, and religious issues relevant to local and global communities.”

There are numerous adult learner scholarships available for those seeking a master's education at Concordia:

  • Business Community Scholarship
  • Academic Community Scholarship
  • Christian Community Scholarship
  • Alumni Scholarship

Fill out the form on the main page or schedule a call with our Inquiry Support Team to learn more.

Concordia University will accept up to 6 transfer credits.