Northeastern University

College of Professional Studies

Master of Liberal Arts


360 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Liberal Arts

Format: Campus

Program Description:

If you’re intellectually curious, an independent thinker, and enjoy solving problems, then the Master of Liberal Arts degree program may be right for you. Designed for individuals who wish to deepen their understanding of the interdependent relationship between culture and social sciences, this interdisciplinary graduate degree program in liberal arts explores a wide array of concepts and theories that impact our culture, our communities, and our interactions with others. Unique to this program is the ability to tailor your studies by choosing from four specializations: local and global communities; cultural arts and industries; science, technology, and society; and medicine and health care in context. The result is a solid foundation in liberal arts, augmented by an in-depth focus in your area of interest. Whether you wish to advance within your current career, explore a new field, or continue studying at the doctoral level, you will acquire the acumen necessary to apply social science frameworks to real-world problems. Graduates of this master of liberal arts program will be qualified to pursue a broad range of careers in the commercial, nonprofit, and government policy sectors.


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Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City

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