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Interdisciplinary Studies

George Mason University

12 months
Duration
1412 USD/credit
1412 USD/credit
524 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS) from George Mason University seeks to synthesize knowledge from several academic programs in the pursuit of gaining a more dynamic understanding of a given topic. The program addresses the rapidly evolving demand for unique graduate study by promoting advanced scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries

Overview

The MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from George Mason University is for students who seek a master's degree that integrates knowledge from several disciplines. It addresses the rapidly evolving demand for unique graduate study by promoting advanced scholarship that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Education

Students can pursue one of the following structured interdisciplinary concentrations and also have the opportunity to design an individualized concentration to meet the special needs of their careers.

  • Concentration in Computational Social Science (CSS)
  • Concentration in Energy and Sustainability (EAS)
  • Concentration in Folklore Studies (FLKS)
  • Concentration in Religious Studies (RELI)
  • Concentration in Social Entrepreneurship (SOCE)
  • Concentration in Social Justice and Human Rights (SJHR)
  • Concentration in War and the Military in Society (WMS)
  • Concentration in Women and Gender Studies (WGST)
  • Individualized Concentration (IND)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • MAIS ProSeminar
  • Introduction to Computational Social Science
  • Object-Oriented Modeling in Social Science
  • Agent-based Modeling and Simulation
  • Origins of Social Complexity
  • Complexity Theory in the Social Sciences
  • Spatial Agent-Based Models of Human-Environment Interactions
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Topics in Computational Social Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    524 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 524 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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