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Masters Program Major

Masters Program College

Cornerstone Courses

In their first year, Masters Program majors complete their Cornerstone Courses.

Core Courses

In their second year, Masters Program majors enroll in core courses that provide the foundation for the Masters Program concentrations. They also take electives from core courses offered in other majors.


In their third year, Masters Program majors select a concentration, begin taking courses within it and begin work on their capstone courses. They also take electives chosen from other Minerva courses (other concentration courses in Masters Program, core and concentration courses in other colleges). Masters Program offers concentrations shown in the table below.

In the fourth year, Masters Program majors enroll in additional electives chosen from Minerva’s course offerings within or outside the major. Additionally, they take senior tutorials in the major, and finish their capstone courses.


Each row and each column of the matrix represent a different concentration, as noted above.

Concentration Courses

Capstone Courses

In their fourth year, Masters Program majors finish their Capstone Courses.