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Liberal Studies

Southern Methodist University

12 months
725 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
725 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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At Liberal Studies from Southern Methodist University you may expect to be challenged, surprised, inspired, enlightened, energized and perhaps even transformed.  


At Liberal Studies from Southern Methodist University students interface with educators from various university disciplines. Instructors bring unmatched credentials and dedication to the teaching of a range of subjects that spans the ages and expands to explore the universe.


Master of Liberal Studies degree from SMU fosters growth for professional and community leaders. Students can pursue their lifelong intellectual passions and enhance their leadership contributions to their professions and the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study
  • The Art Of Public Speaking
  • Intimate Partnerships, Marriage, And Family
  • The Transformative Power Of Narratives: What’s The Story?
  • Living Systems: Understanding Organizational Dynamics
  • Exploring Human Potential
  • The Lively Mind: Creative And Critical Thinking
  • Professional Ethics And Organizational Responsibility
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Abnormal Psychology Of Mind, Body, And Health
  • Psychology: The Discovery Of Self
  • The Immigrant Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you have missed one of our deadlines but are still interested in applying, call our office at: 214-768-4273 for information about a possible extension.


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online MLS Degree application
  • Official transcripts from all the colleges and universities you attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal interview is required.
  • Two Essays
  • A resume is recommended
  • Application fee
  • The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required, but applicants are welcome to submit their scores if they feel the scores would add to the strength of their application.
  • English Proficiency Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 725 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 725 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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