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Program Details

Western New Mexico University offers a Master of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies for students who want to develop a diverse understanding of a variety of topics in order to develop their expertise and knowledge. Students should develop a portfolio that will showcase their individual skills, interests, and talents as they choose their path for careers and interests. Students can choose either two or three interests of study as part of the program in subjects such as bilingual education, business administration, criminal justice, education, educational leadership, elementary education, English, history, management information systems, political science, psychology, reading education, secondary education, social work, and writing.

Students in the program will take part in a self-designed curriculum where they will choose their fields of study. Those classes include college mathematics, natural science, computer and statistical applications, quantitative natural science, humanities in fine arts and design, cultural diversity in the U.S., social and behavioral sciences, philosophy of social science, government and politics, global politics, state and local government, social development, psychology, globalization, principles of sociology, interdisciplinary inquiry, academic writing, composition, and a variety of other topics available for students to develop their knowledge. 

Upon completion of the program, students should have developed experience through their education in their field of studies. Students completing the program should have also demonstrated professional mastery in the fields of their choosing. These qualifications include but are not limited to the development a wide variety of topics and understanding, and to develop their understanding of their interests and career choices.

Accreditation & Licensing

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