Master of Arts in Liberal Studies / Learner-Designed Area of Study
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies in Learner-Designed Area of Study is a liberal arts degree program that offers students flexibility in their coursework.  With this degree in the liberal arts students are able to choose areas of interest to them and then plan and implement their own academically robust learning activities.  You will develop a coherent plan of study in the liberal arts that links directly to your final Capstone project. 

There are several ways to complete the learner-designed area of study, including:

  • Take additional online graduate courses from Thomas Edison State University
  • Apply up to 12 credits of American Council on Education courses at the graduate level
  • Develop a graduate-level Prior Learning Assessment portfolio
  • Transfer up to 12 credits of graduate-level credit earned at other regionally accredited institutions

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Thomas Edison State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent