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Do you have a passion for gaining knowledge just for wisdom’s sake? Or do you envision yourself in a career where well-roundedness and familiarity with many disciplines is key to success, like a career in the arts, humanities or social services? Because the Master of Liberal Studies degree program is a non-thesis degree intended to be broad and diversified in its scope, it allows students flexibility in acquiring advanced learning in several different fields. Through a variety of liberal arts courses in Mississippi, students who wish to continue their studies past a Bachelor’s degree but do not want to choose a specialized secondary degree can find their niche.
To earn your Master’s degree in Mississippi College’s Department of Liberal Studies, general requirements to the graduate school must be met. Additionally, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study; should have GRE scores equal or greater to 146 verbal, 140 quantitative and 2.5 writing; and will need to submit a writing sample to the English department. Once enrolled in this 36-hour graduate program, students will need to complete 15 humanities and fine arts credit hours in the departments of art, Bible and philosophy, English and music. An additional 15 hours of social science and communications courses must be completed in the communications or history and political science departments. The remaining six credit hours can be electives, with no more than 12 credit hours completed in any single department or field.
Are you looking to earn a secondary liberal arts degree in Mississippi? Of all the colleges in Mississippi, Mississippi College is the place to start. Our Master of Liberal Studies program offers you the option to attend classes at night and is centered on the Christian values that govern your life. It’s time to make your educational dreams a reality. Contact Mississippi College today.
For those students pursuing liberal studies major career options, Mississippi College is your career partner, bridging classroom and career by helping you find your place along the wide spectrum of these job roles.
Whether you’re interested in liberal studies degree careers in the arts, humanities or sciences, or in continuing on a more specialized education path beyond your bachelor’s degree, a liberal studies foundation is a strong, well-rounded building block for your future.
This career path is one of the broadest, with entry point opportunities in fields as diverse as social services, advertising and philosophy.
For more liberal studies degree career information, visit our Career Services department.
Mississippi College's physical address is 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39056.