By engaging multiple disciplinary approaches to a selected problem, students of the Multidisciplinary Research and Creativity program at University of Minnesota develop their capacity to identify, delineate, and research key problems, building an empowered learning approach to their own professionalization.
What you'll study
With a "Plan B" project-based structure, the Multidisciplinary Research & Creativity program consists of three core courses (12 credits) and 18 credits of coursework (for a total of 30 credits) across disciplines, along with a Plan B capstone project and oral exam. Earning the degree of MPS, students join a cadre of students nationally and internationally who seek applied, interdisciplinary graduate study to develop and enhance their professionalization.
Students assemble a degree program in consultation with their advisors. Unlike traditional graduate programs which focus on a single discipline, the MPS program allows you to choose from a wide range of elective subjects that expand your intellectual, creative, and professional horizons. Examples of this multidisciplinary approach include (but are not limited to) emphases in the following areas:
- Media Studies
- Global Indigenous Studies
- Justice Studies
- Sustainability Studies
- Medical Humanities
- The History of Ideas
- Theories, Methods and Applications of Graduate Study
- Seminar: Community Engagement
- Seminar: International Perspectives
- 12 months
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DisciplinesHistory Liberal Arts Media Studies & Mass Media View 377 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- The program requires applicants to have completed a bachelor's degree, online application with transcripts, three letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
- As students assemble a degree program in discussions with their advisors, they can choose from different emphases. These emphases facilitate productive conversations between students and advisors about their degree programs.
International28578 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14289 USD per semester during 12 months.
National28578 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14289 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State18468 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9234 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Duluth
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