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  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

Education

The Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (M.I.S.) at Southern Utah University allows students to develop an individualized program of study, tailored to students’ personal passions and career objectives. Students will enjoy the flexibility of online and/or face-to-face courses, taught by highly qualified faculty.

To build the individualized 30-credit M.I.S. program of study, students select a minimum of 9 credits from the Integrative and Engaged Studies department’s offerings, in addition to 9 credits each (totaling 18 credits) from two of the following programs of study:

  • Arts Administration
  • Aviation
  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Online Training
  • Cybersecurity & Information Assurance
  • Education
  • Library Media
  • Music Technology
  • Online Teaching
  • Leadership Skills
  • Professional Communication
  • Public Administration
  • Special Education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies 
  • Research Methods
  • Leadership Course
  • Leadership Essentials 
  • Strategic Leadership 
  • Leadership Coaching Strategies 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

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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

  • Be successfully admitted to the Graduate School at SUU based on University standards in Policy 6.61;
  • Provide transcripts showing a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited university;
  • Submit a résumé and Statement of Purpose. 
All students who have been accepted into the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies degree program at SUU are expected to make adequate academic progress towards graduation. This means:
  • A student with active status in the program must be continuously enrolled for a minimum of one (1) credit hour during each semester of each academic year they are in the program. This policy may be adjusted (with department chair approval) to accommodate particular circumstances;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2434 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2434 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2434 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2434 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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