Due to the University’s concerns about the welfare of its students, visitors, faculty, and staff in these days of potential coronavirus exposure, the Graduate Liberal Studies department is open between 8:30 and 4:30, only, Monday through Friday.   Please feel free to contact us at 214-768-4273 or mls@smu.edu, and we will do our best to assist you.  For additional information on SMU’s response to COVID-19, please visit SMU’s blog [link to https://blog.smu.edu/coronavirus-covid-19/].

Currently Accepting Applications for Summer and Fall 2020!

The pursuit of a Master Liberal Studies degree from Southern Methodist University is an adventure in intellectual freedom, unique to graduate level programs of advanced education in America.

Each journey is guided by personal passion and scholarly curiosity. Every individual passage is accompanied by fellow seekers of knowledge who collectively enrich the experience.

Along the way you may expect to be challenged, surprised, inspired, enlightened, energized and perhaps even transformed. Students interface with educators from virtually every university discipline. Instructors bring unmatched credentials and dedication to the teaching of a range of subjects that spans the ages and expands to explore the universe.

Do you already have a graduate degree? Apply for the Doctor of Liberal Studies or Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study for more focus in your chosen curricular field of study.