Spring Hill College

Graduate Programs

Master of Liberal Arts

Address:

4000 Dauphin Street

Mobile, AL 36608

United States

Phone:

251-380-3094

Fax:

1-251-460-2182

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Liberal Arts, Leadership & Ethics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Liberal Arts program offers an interdisciplinary education in the liberal arts to non-traditional students with varying undergraduate majors. It is designed to help its students achieve four major objectives: • An appreciation of their intellectual and cultural heritage • The intellectual breadth appropriate to liberally educated men and women • An appreciation of diverse cultural traditions • Research and writing skills at a level appropriate to professionals Concentrations are available in Leadership & Ethics, English/literature, History/Social Science, and Fine Arts (with appropriate studio background). While the MLA program is not designed to prepare students for a specific career, the study of the liberal arts prepares students for professional work and more advanced studies in a variety of ways: by developing breadth of thought; critical thinking sills; skills of analysis and synthesis; skills in research and writing; social and ethical awareness; appreciation of diversity and of perspectives other than one’s own. People who can read, communicate, and organize material from disparate fields can make valuable contributions in a variety of careers, and the program’s graduates find that their degrees may be of practical as well as personal value.

Accreditation:

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

Equivalency of a US earned bachelor's degree or higher. Transcripts must be transcribed and certified by a service like WES. Proof of English proficiency by taking an exam like TOEFL and meeting minimun scoring requirements: 213 on the CBT or 79-80 on the IBT. Proof of financial resources.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $490 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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