12 months
12956 USD/year
12956 USD/year
3934 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (M.I.S.) at Southern Utah University provides an opportunity for students to build a graduate degree from three disciplines, resulting in a unique interdisciplinary experience.

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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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

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

    12956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6478 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6478 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1967 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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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