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Liberal Studies in American Culture

12 months
1060 USD/credit 31800 USD/year
1060 USD/credit 31800 USD/year
707 USD/credit 21210 USD/year
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Offered through the world-renowned University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies, the MA in Liberal Studies in American Culture at the University of Michigan Flint supports students as they develop intellectually, professionally, and personally. 


This Liberal Studies in American Culture program at University of Michigan Flint can be completed entirely online and welcomes learners from a range of educational backgrounds and experiences. Graduates of our program include business professionals, civic and religious leaders, community activists, artists, and scholars seeking to earn a doctorate or professional degrees, as well as non-traditional students.

Flexible Format

With full- and part-time enrollment available, the MA in Liberal Studies offers a flexible online format that accommodates the learning styles and busy schedules of working adult learners.

Individualized Learning

Students of the program are provided ample opportunities to undertake independent studies, individual research, and creative projects that reflect personal passions and interests. You’ll be challenged to complete a thesis based on your area of study, and present your thesis to a faculty board, as well as peers.

Programme Structure

In-Depth Curriculum:

  • Courses build on one another to develop an in-depth understanding of historical, current, and emerging issues across a range of disciplines that reveal the intersection of art, literature, politics, history, sociology, business, and more. 
  • The MA in Liberal Studies at UM-Flint provides a broad, cross-disciplinary education that builds knowledge and skills valued in the workplace as well as the classroom. 
  • Elective courses allow for a customized curriculum, based on your focus of interest in American culture. 
  • Students emerge from the program with new disciplinary, cultural, and self-knowledge; facility in inquiry and analysis; critical and creative thinking; and a confident commitment to effective written and oral communication.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • $55 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose describing your reasons for pursuing the degree
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals knowledgeable of your potential for advanced academic study (must include academic recommendation)
  • International students must submit additional documentation. This program can be completed online or on-campus. Admitted students are eligible to obtain a student visa (F visa).International students may also complete this program online in their home country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1060 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 707 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Flint

775 - 1130 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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