PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies / Humanities & Culture
Union Institute & University

Program Details

Union Institute and University online offers a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Humanities and Culture to the nontraditional student.  This flexible program is designed for students interested in the many variables of the human condition.  With this degree, graduates may go on to pursue careers in criminal justice, communications, and more.

Studies are directly applicable to real-world scenarios.  Coursework explores political and social philosophies, history, literature, religious studies, and more.  Through this socially relevant curriculum, students are prepared to take on critical and creative inquiry at their own schedule, a flexible option for the working adult.  Earn an advanced degree with Union Institute and University online and discover the depths of the humanities and cultural studies.


  • Requires week long residencies in January & July
  • Minimum of a master's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Proof of English language proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission