Graduate Programs

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Liberal Studies: M.A.


The master of arts in liberal studies (MALS) degree offers interdisciplinary graduate study centered in the humanities and social sciences. Within the broad parameters of the program, students shape their course of study to suit their intellectual interests and follow their passions. Small seminar classes explore important questions from a variety of perspectives in a stimulating and dynamic learning environment. The degree is designed to be completed on a part-time basis.


Application Deadlines


July 1: Final deadline to apply


November 1: Final deadline to apply


December 1: Final deadline to apply


April 1: Final deadline to apply

UD Tuition

The 2024-2025 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1,069.

Some financial aid may be available to qualified students.