Master of Liberal Studies

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  • Design Your Own Master of Liberal Studies

Design Your Own Master's of Liberal Studies - Now Accepting Applications for Summer and Fall 2016!  Deadline Extended to May 16th!

Attend our next Webinar Information Session on Friday, May 13th, at 12pm to learn about our unconventional approach to interdisciplinary graduate education. Admissions and degree requirements will be discussed as well as tuition fees, academic concentrations, and study opportunities. To RSVP and receive webinar login information or to get more information email us at

Pursue Your Passion...Design Your Own MLS Degree

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.

The following pages are designed to give you a taste of what the world of graduate liberal studies at SMU has to offer. From here, the choices are yours. You will find those choices as limitless as your imagination. And rich in opportunities to learn, discover, advance and grow.

Enrich your knowledge and understanding by concentrating in one of our exciting curricular fields of study.