Graduate Pathway in Liberal Arts (American Studies, Film Studies, Humanities)

An INTO USF Graduate Pathway program in Liberal Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at University of South Florida. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores).

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


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9-12 hours per week



What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Humanities. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week



What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores).

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week



What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in relevant humanistic field such as Humanities, English, History, Art History, or American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week



What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose. GRE 147Q, 153V.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores).

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose. GRE 147Q, 153V.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Humanities. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose. GRE 147Q, 153V.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores).

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose. GRE 147Q, 153V.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in relevant humanistic field such as Humanities, English, History, Art History, or American Studies. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. Academic Writing Sample. Statement of Purpose. GRE 147Q, 153V.

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