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Liberal Studies

SUNY Old Westbury

M.A.
24 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

The degree in Liberal Studies from SUNY Old Westbury is a personalized degree earned through self-directed study.

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from SUNY Old Westbury enables adult, working students to:

  • Enrich workplace credentials with graduate study that is tailored to meet specific areas of need and interest,
  • Access rigorous graduate education that is priced within the means of moderate-income, working residents of Long Island and New York, and
  • Enhance skills in fact-based analysis, in-depth research, critical understanding, ethical decision-making, digital literacy and public presentation.
Students engage closely with their faculty advisors to structure a personalized course of study that enables them to pace their studies to meet their individual needs. Whether through in-class discussion, phone conferences, email or other means, faculty teaching in the Old Westbury MALS are committed to helping students explore their interests and complete their studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Atlantic Slavery and Folklore
  • American Cities in the 20th Century
  • Visualizing America
  • New Media Narratives
  • Ethnographic Media
  • Topics in American Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the program, candidates must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in the highest earned degree)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation (at least one from an academic source), and
  • Submit an admission essay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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