12 months
15683 USD/year
15683 USD/year
7176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Interdisciplinary Studies at California State University Stanislaus is an innovative program intended for students whose interests and needs do not fit within traditional master's degree programs. Each Interdisciplinary Studies student custom-designs a course of study, combining two or more disciplines into a program with a distinct, coherent theme.


Interdisciplinary Studies at California State University Stanislaus is designed for exceptional, individual cases and provides an opportunity for self-directed learning and an educational experience specifically relevant to a student's unique needs.

Learning outcomes

Additionally, the IS Program provides concentrations in Geospatial Analysis of Human and Environmental Change and Child Development. Please see the web pages for those concentrations for contact information and application procedures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peoples and Cultures of the Amazon
  • Scientific Methods, Models, and Simulations
  • Ecological Economics
  • The Chicana/o Political Experience
  • Chicana Activism and Identity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate/Graduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 units completed
  • 18 units of upper-division Child Development or related coursework with minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of writing section of GRE with a score of 3.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15683 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15683 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15683 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15683 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Turlock

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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