Coastal Carolina University

Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies


100 Chanticleer Drive E,

Conway, SC 29528

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Welcome to the site of the M.A. in Liberal Studies, designed for students who wish to advance their careers, pursue an intellectual passion, and discover new methods for asking and resolving questions.
Following a flexible and individualized course of study, students may enter the M.A. in Liberal Studies program with a specific goal of study, or they may explore multiple fields within the humanities to identify their intellectual interests and strengths. The M.A. in Liberal Studies offers post-graduate students of all backgrounds the opportunity to hone the skills of writing and analysis, creative problem solving, and collaboration – the hallmarks of a liberal arts degree that are most desired in the 21st-century work force. Whether you are a recent graduate seeking advanced, interdisciplinary coursework; an adult pursuing a lifelong interest in humanistic concepts; an educator pursuing graduate credentials; or a professional exploring a career shift, this program will fit your needs.

The M.A. in Liberal Studies is a 30-hour graduate degree program that provides students with the opportunity to pursue advanced interdisciplinary study in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The program includes four required core courses and six electives from a variety of courses both inside and outside the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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