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Liberal Studies, Master of Arts

33 Credits
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens Campus


The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (M.A.L.S.) provides a multidisciplinary graduate opportunity to the intellectually curious through the study of interdisciplinary themes that draw from various academic disciplines.

There are four tracks in the M.A.L.S. program:

  • Humanities
  • Social Science
  • Cultural Studies concentration in Women's and Gender Studies
  • Innovative Research

The program is designed to provide a basis for a number of professional goals; it is not designed to duplicate or replace the specialized disciplinary training required for earning a Ph.D., though it is an excellent preparation for such training. The program is especially suited for the working professsional seeking to expand his or her horizons.

Department Contact

Rev. Jean-Pierre Ruiz, S.T.D.
Director, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Phone 718-90-1393
Fax 718-990-5726


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Graduate Admission Information
Robert Medrano, Director
Office of Graduate Admission


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