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Liberal Studies, M.A.

Deepen Your Understanding of the World
  • Top 15

    GLS programs in the country, 2018.

  • 1 of 4

    UNC System Schools Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

Our alumni work in:

Teach students and contribute to their learning development.

Promote authors and books in a variety of ways, such as scheduling media interviews and setting up book signings. 

Develop, implement and evaluate policy solutions for the problems society faces.

Generate interest in products and services through tasks such as brainstorming ideas for marketing campaigns, creating messages to improve brand awareness, researching and analyzing data, and developing presentations.

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Learn TO

Apply critical theories and creative solutions to problem

Make connections between various theories and ideas

Express oneself articulately in writing and orally

Conduct complex research, synthesize it, and argue persuasively in support of a claim based on evidence

Analyze the value and significance of one's own creative work, and to situate it within the context of similar creative works

When choosing a M.A. program, I wanted an online program that would allow me the freedom to design a palate of courses that align with my future goals, provide financial support to make my education affordable, and have engaged, supportive faculty. UNCW GLS surpassed my expectation.
Deepal Patel Class of 2021
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