12 months
1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
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Earn a master's degree in Liberal Studies at St. John's University in New York City!


If you are an intellectually curious student with interests that span various fields of inquiry, the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Liberal Studies at St. John's University offers you the opportunity to pursue multidisciplinary graduate education.

The program features four tracks:

  • Humanities
  • Social Science
  • Cultural Studies (with an optional concentration in Women's and Gender Studies)
  • Interdisciplinary Research

Programme Structure

  • In any track you choose according to your individual interests and goals, you will prepare for a wide range of career opportunities. You may also prepare for further doctoral study if you choose that path. 
  • The program's flexible curriculum and course scheduling is especially well-suited for working professionals pursuing a graduate degree part-time. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official university and post-secondary transcripts, plus degree conferrals/diplomas
  • The Test for English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS examination scores.
  • For expedited foreign transcript evaluation service at a discounted rate you may complete a SpanTran Foreign Transcript Evaluation Application Form. 
  • All documents received by the university become the property of the university and cannot be returned to the student
  • If you have only one copy of your official document and are able to visit our Welcome Center in person, we will be happy to make a copy of the original and return the official copy to you immediately.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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