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Liberal Arts, M.A.

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The broadly based, interdisciplinary program consists of 30 semester hours and allows mature students to develop their own direction and interests.

It is oriented towards broad-based learning rather than the highly specialized training of more traditional graduate programs. It seeks to make the Liberal Arts more accessible to adults from all walks of life - teaching, journalism, law, medicine, social work, business, government, and industry - by meeting the special interests and needs of those already established in their chosen fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Greek and Roman Culture 
  • Late Classical and Medieval Culture
  • Renaissance and Enlightenment Culture 
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Culture 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Apply for Admissions using the Application For Admission
  • Pay the $20 Application Fee ($30 for International Students)
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Submit Immunization Records Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1102 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1102 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    1102 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1102 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • In-State

    408 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 408 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Shreveport

  • 959 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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