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Liberal Studies

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

24 months
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11846 USD/year
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2890 USD/year
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About

The Liberal Studies program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte allows graduate students to become critical and creative thinkers about a topic of their interest.

Overview

About the Program

The Liberal Studies program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte prepares graduates to succeed and stand out from their peers in a wide variety of careers including management, human resources, law, university instruction, social justice, and sustainability among other vocations and additional graduate programs. In fact, what makes this degree unique and exciting is that it is limited only by the student’s interest:  the topic you want to study.

Many organizations now realize that their best employees are the ones that the skills from interdisciplinary liberal studies programs including a team orientation, improved communication skills, and a creative problem-solving aptitude.  In particular, the ability to continuously learn that develops from being in an interdisciplinary liberal studies program is very attractive in today’s workplace.

Students can also obtain a graduate certificate in a variety of programs to boost their knowledge and marketability for a job.  Certificates include Cognitive Science, Communication Studies, Emergency Management, Women and Gender Studies, Gerontology, Linguistics, Nonprofit Management, Translation Studies, and Professional Writing while completing the MA in interdisciplinary Liberal Studies. We are a full member of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Liberal Arts Tradition
  • Ideas Across Disciplines
  • Liberal Studies Capstone Seminar
  • Select seven additional courses from any department(s), with the instructor’s permission and approval.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is not admission deadline each semester, but we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to the program!

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A GPA of at least 3.0 on academic work beyond high school and 3.0 for courses prerequisite to the area of proposed graduate study
  • A two-page essay describing the applicant’s objectives in undertaking graduate work in Liberal Studies. Students are encouraged to articulate an area of study that they would like to study during their time in the program.
  • A resume of employment history or volunteer experience (for applicants who have been out of school for at least five years or whose baccalaureate degree was delayed)
  • GRE scores are not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    2890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1445 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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