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Majors & Degrees

Liberal Studies

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.

Earn your liberal studies degree

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.

Choose your focus

To earn your Master’s degree in Mississippi College’s Department of Liberal Studies, general requirements to the graduate school must be met. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study. 

  • Requirements: 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.

The MC experience

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. 

Classes to take:

  • 15 humanities and fine arts credit hours in the departments of art, Bible, and philosophy, English and music.
  • 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.