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Liberal Studies, M.A.

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The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies 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.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

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

    11105 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    11105 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11105 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • In-State

    5435 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5435 USD per semester and a duration of .
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