Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

students in class

The Liberal Studies program allows students to obtain a graduate degree while pursuing advanced coursework in two or more disciplines. Characterized by its flexibility courses on campus or online, courses from various departments this degree provides advanced credentials and a curriculum designed by the student, in conjunction with an advisor.

Curricular Requirements: Minimum of 30 graduate semester hours; 18 hours must come from two or more of the following fields:

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Emergency Management
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

12 graduate semester hours may be completed in other fields selected by the
students and advisor.

Admission to Liberal Studies

Applicants who meet general admission requirements to graduate studies are
eligible for admission to this program. A particular undergraduate major is not
specified for admission to this program.

Advisor

Dr. Lori J. Owens
ljowens@jsu.edu
107 Martin Hall
256-782-8269