Applied Arts and Sciences, M.A.

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In this changing, complex world, our master’s degree in applied arts and sciences program provides a unique mix of knowledge, tools, and experience that pushes students to look deeper and ask questions with a greater depth of understanding. Receive an education that prepares you for what the future holds. As jobs and industries swiftly change, you want the flexibility to adjust and grow without missing a beat.

PROGRAM DISTINCTIONS

  • The M.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences program ranks #2 on the list of Best Online Master’s in Liberal Arts programs.
  • This master’s level program is available exclusively online and can be completed in as little as 18 months.
  • All M.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences courses are seven weeks long, with optional five-week winter and summer sessions available.

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

  • This interdisciplinary program offers a deep dive into humanities, sciences, and arts to help students develop a bigger picture of the world.
  • There is no GRE or GMAT required, and Global Studies and E-learning graduate certificates are also available. 
  • While there are set due dates for assignments and projects, earning your degree online allows you the flexibility to learn on your own schedule, with no set class times and no commute necessary.
  • Our online students benefit from our dedicated Online Writing Center and Online Speaking Center, and all of the same library, technology, and career resources available to on-campus students.

AFTER GRADUATION

  • The M.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences program helps you future-proof your career. With the more routine tasks of many jobs moving away from human hands, it’s important to focus on the creative, innovative traits that only humans can perform. 
  • Students gain mastery in five attributes to become transformative thinkers and doers: intellectual curiosity, integrative thinking, intercultural competence, adaptability, and empathy.
  • This program allows students to elevate their career without having to put their lives on hold, learning valuable skills that make them stand out amongst their peers.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Master's

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Program Type: Major

Class Type: Online

Contact Us

Dr. Muktha Jost
Associate Dean, Online Learning
(336) 315-7712
d_jost@uncg.edu