M.Sc. On Campus Online

Interdisciplinary Studies

University of Idaho

24 months
29148 USD/year
29148 USD/year
9912 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Interdisciplinary Studies degree at University of Idaho allows you to reach across disciplines to design a plan of study that meets your unique academic needs. 


The objective of the graduate Interdisciplinary Studies degree is to provide a student with the opportunity to design a specific program of study when the student’s needs or desires do not fall within an established graduate program. Students may choose between the Master of Arts and the Master of Science degree options.

As a student in this rigorous graduate program, you will work with your faculty mentor to create a customized degree program that integrates courses from two or more academic departments. You will also choose between a thesis and non-thesis option and lead independent research that supports your professional interests.

 Degree Fit

This Interdisciplinary Studies program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Have specific goals that are not supported by an existing graduate program
  • Want to build knowledge in more than one discipline
  • Are goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Work well independently

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Seminar (credits arranged)
  • Special Topics
  • Independent Study
  • Master's Research and Thesis
  • Non-thesis Research

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9912 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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