General Program Information
Jill LeRoy-Frazier, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
208 Yoakley Hall
Faculty: Julie Fox-Horton; Jill LeRoy-Frazier.
The Interdisciplinary Studies, MALS is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to design an individualized program of study in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences, and related fields. Interdisciplinary Studies students complete a common core and select graduate elective courses from disciplinary departments, then choose either a thesis or a culminating project to complete their programs of study. The Interdisciplinary Studies program emphasizes maximum flexibility; students may attend on-ground, online, or in either mode as needed.
Program Admission Requirements for Interdisciplinary Studies, MALS
A student applying to the Interdisciplinary Studies program needs the following:
- A baccalaureate degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution, or international equivalent.
- An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (domestic applicants) or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (international applicants).
- Three letters of recommendation.
- A successful admissions interview.
- A writing sample of four to five pages in response to the prompt provided at https://www.etsu.edu/gradschool/masters-degrees.php (click on Interdisciplinary Studies - M.A.L.S, then scroll down to Additional Requirements).
Students may be admitted into the Interdisciplinary Studies degree program fall, spring, or summer.
Interdisciplinary Studies, M.A.L.S. Degree Requirements: 31-37 credits
|Advisor Approved Electives
Thesis: The thesis option requires 31-34 credits.
Non-Thesis: The project option requires 34-37 credits.