Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
University of South Dakota

Program Details

If you would like a tailor-made program to further advance your career, the University of South Dakota offers an online Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies.  This graduate degree allows you to enroll in core curriculum that meet your own, individual learning needs.  This MA is open to both part-time and full-time students and incorporates at least one course in applied learning (an ethics class, a thesis, internship or independent study).  The 32-credit hour program also requires one class of research methods and statistics.  Upon completion of your MA in Interdisciplinary Studies at USD, you will undergo an oral exam to clearly communicate your subject knowledge and expertise in your chosen area of study.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Statement of purpose
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

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