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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies State University of New York at Albany State University of New York at Albany, USA


Jan 2024, Aug 2023

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USD 25244

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USD 75

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24 months


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Program Overview

Explore topics in arts, humanities and the social sciences in the master’s in liberal studies program at UAlbany. From literary and cultural studies to political theory and environmental law, this interdisciplinary program lets you create a highly personalized curriculum to develop your historical and theoretical background.

If you are interested in issues in contemporary cultural theory in a global context, this program will help you advance your research skills and academic credentials. Culminating in a thesis, the liberal studies MA prepares you for additional study at the doctoral level or for a career in a wide range of fields including public service, education, and healthcare.

Design your own MA track with help from the program director and active faculty. You will first complete requirements from humanities and social sciences survey courses, each of which offers a broad overview of its field.

Your elective selections will span at least two university departments and may examine diverse topics such as literary and cultural theory, gender, race and ethnicity, postcolonial studies, human rights, politics and law.

Complete your MA with a master’s thesis. This scholarly research project will build upon what you have studied in your coursework, affording you the opportunity to delve into an area of personal and professional interest.

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Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score
    79 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    290 Gre Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    USD 75

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    16000 Per year

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