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Liberal Studies

DePaul University

24 months
729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
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Our interdisciplinary Liberal Studies program from DePaul University emphasize liberal studies education and enhance your intellectual skills. You’ll design your own program, which will allow you to study multiple academic disciplines, including traditional humanities, social sciences, education, business, computing and digital media.


The programme

We offer the following master’s degree options within the Interdisciplinary Self-Designed Program:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (MA)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (MS)
  • Liberal Studies (MA)
Courses are offered on weekday evenings at the Lincoln Park Campus. The Liberal Studies program from DePaul University can be completed in two years.

Programme Structure

  • Core courses. You'll hone strong analytical, research and communication skills as you foster academic rigor, intellectual adventure and cultural breadth.
  • Electives and concentrations. The MALS program offers a number of concentrations, including: Standard, Executive/Leadership and Women's Studies.
  • Culminating project. The final component of the program is the culminating project: a thesis, a community-based or media project, an enhanced portfolio, or a specially selected exit course and paper.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Non-refundable $40 application fee
  • Transcripts of all prior academic work
  • GRE, LSAT or GMAT scores are not required but may be submitted to strengthen an application
  • TOEFL scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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