What Sets UM-Flint's Liberal Studies (MA) Program Apart?
- The program provides two areas of concentration: American Culture or American Theatre.
- The MA in Liberal Studies program is designed to:
- Engage you in a critical, multidisciplinary examination of American Culture or American Theatre;
- Encourage you to explore and critique issues important to American thought and culture, such as race, gender, equality, politics, religion, and popular culture;
- Give a meaningful context to your academic experience by offering a series of prescribed core courses which are enriched by your own choices of elective courses;
- Help you learn research methods and techniques and apply them in a thesis or research/creative project.
- Two-year, part-time program with evening courses
- Requires 30 credit hours (thesis option) or 36 credit hours (non-thesis option)
- The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree is offered through the world-renowned University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
- The city of Flint’s rich and diverse culture is an invaluable source of inspiration, information, and ideas. UM-Flint’s longstanding relationship with such community partners as the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Music, Sloan Museum, and others provides our students with endless opportunities to explore new possibilities.
- The MA in Liberal Studies prepares students for many career paths, including:
- community college instructors/administrators
- continuing graduate students preparing for doctoral study
- editors (i.e. newsletters, magazines, newspapers, journals, etc.)
- theatre production managers
- nonprofit CEOs and managers
- cultural center directors
- museum directors
- talent/entertainment/artist agents