MA in Applied Arts and Sciences
Get the education that prepares you for the changing, complex world with flexibility to adjust and grow. Draw on your knowledge, work expertise, and life experiences to solve the real problems you care about in the world around you.
Dynamic Change. Transformative Thinking.
This master's program provides a unique mix of knowledge, tools, and experience that transform your thinking, pushing you to look deeper and ask questions with a greater depth of understanding.
Bring the skills, knowledge, and values that are uniquely you.
Connect the dots between big ideas, historic movements, and global events. See the complexities and diversities of the interdependent world with concepts that expand your focus.
Applied Learning Studio
Learn the tools and procedures of the applied systems needed to ask the hard questions, find relevant evidence, and communicate with others to develop collaborative, creative solutions.
MAAS at a Glance
- Fully online, asynchronous format
- 11 total courses (33 credit hours)
- 7-week sessions in spring and fall
- Optional 5-week winter and summer sessions available
- Complete in as little as 18 months
- No GRE or GMAT required
- Ranked a Best Online Master's in Liberal Arts by Intelligent.com
College is an investment in your future, but our goal is to give you an outstanding education at a reasonable cost. A quality education doesn’t have to come with sticker stock. You'll find our costs to be competitive with those of other top-tier universities.
Estimated Tuition & Fees (2020-21)
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This rate applies if you receive online education in NC and you’re a legal resident of NC.
This rate applies if you receive online education in a state other than NC.
This rate applies if you receive online education in NC and you’re a legal resident of a state other than NC.
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