Curriculum Highlights


Here is a quick summary of the Liberal Arts Studies curriculum. More details may be found on our Requirements page.

  • 30 credit hours
  • Evening courses
    • Meet once a week to explore subjects across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as law, medicine, business, and divinity
    • No prerequisites or specialized knowledge expected or required to join a course
  • Design Your Own Curriculum
  • Students can supplement their Liberal Arts Studies courses with Master’s level coursework in any department in the university
  • Conclude your program with a thesis or capstone project:
    • Master’s thesis – a substantial research paper
    • Research project and report
    • Creative work in any form of the arts with contextual paper
    • Internship project and report
    • Portfolio of at least two major papers submitted in Liberal Arts Studies courses, together with a review paper on significant learnings from your coursework


If you have questions about the Liberal Arts Studies M.A. program, please contact us so we can help you!

April Strader Bullin
Program Assistant
Liberal Arts Studies M.A./Lifelong Learning