Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
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Following a flexible and individualized course of study, students may enter the M.A. in Liberal Studies program with a specific goal of study, or they may explore multiple fields within the humanities to identify their intellectual interests and strengths. The M.A. in Liberal Studies offers post-graduate students of all backgrounds the opportunity to hone the skills of writing and analysis, creative problem solving, and collaboration – the hallmarks of a liberal arts degree that are most desired in the 21st-century work force. Whether you are a recent graduate seeking advanced, interdisciplinary coursework; an adult pursuing a lifelong interest in humanistic concepts; an educator pursuing graduate credentials; or a professional exploring a career shift, this program will fit your needs.
About the Program
The M.A. in Liberal Studies is a 30-hour graduate degree program that provides students with the opportunity to pursue advanced interdisciplinary study in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The program includes four required core courses and six electives from a variety of courses both inside and outside the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.