The cradle of humanity, Africa today is the most dynamic continent in the world in economic, demographic and religious terms. From business and politics to health and medicine, Creighton students need to be prepared in the 21st century to understand and engage Africa. In light of the continent's burgeoning growth and structural challenges, the importance of informed analysis of Africa cannot be underestimated. The African Studies Program is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of Africa and its peoples by members of the Creighton University community.
It seeks to do this by:
In summary, the program’s goal is to develop, strengthen and sustain nuanced and in-depth knowledge and understanding of Africa and its peoples and the challenges they face in the 21st century.