12 months
875 USD/credit 28875 USD/year
875 USD/credit 28875 USD/year
429 USD/credit 14157 USD/year
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The Florida Studies concentration within the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts degree at the University of South Florida St Petersburg allows students to explore a broad array of interdisciplinary classes or focus in one of a small number of areas of faculty expertise. 



Liberal Arts students at the University of South Florida St Petersburg may take classes in History, English, Geography, Environmental Science and Policy, Biology, Political Science, Journalism and Anthropology. Students will work closely with program faculty who approve courses and guide research on thesis or non-thesis projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Graduate Studies
  • Composition Pedagogy
  • Research Methods in Mass Communication
  • Role of Education in a Democracy 
  • Ethics in Private and Professional Life
  • Graduate Seminar: Issues in Rhetoric and Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a “B” average or better and a previous graduate degree with a “B” average or better. In cases where an applicant has a bachelor’s and a graduate degree at the time of admission, the credentials and GPA of the graduate degree will be the determining factor for admission.
  • The equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution. Bachelor’s degrees from institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are considered equivalent based on the Bologna Accord. For applicants with a 3-year Bachelor’s Degree with less than 120 hours, from Non-Bologna Accord Institutions, a transcript evaluation from a NACES member is required to confirm equivalency.
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the official language, and who have not earned at least a bachelor’s degree in the U.S., must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28875 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 875 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28875 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 875 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14157 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 429 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

1132 - 1748 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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