Interdisciplinary Studies, M.A. | Online (optional) | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
M.A. On Campus Online

Interdisciplinary Studies

12 months
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


From its inception in 1979, the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS) program at The University of Maine offers guidance in focusing your exploration of knowledge. 


We offer a master degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at The University of Maine. Students must contact the appropriate coordinator prior to submitting an application. On the application, students should indicate to which faculty member they have been in communication. 


  • The opportunity to integrate work from several disciplines into a program that is academically and personally meaningful
  • The solid achievement of a Master of Arts degree
  • The possibility of pursuing these studies as either a part-time or full-time student
  • The potential for degree completion in a fully online capacity

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in College Teaching
  • Life Transitions and Health in Aging
  • Seminar in Quaternary Studies
  • Marine Invertebrate Zoology
  • Integration of GIS and Remote Sensing Data Analysis in Natural Resource Applications
  • Marine Benthic Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 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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