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100% Online Option

The Online Advantage

  • Learn from anywhere
  • Study all year round, part time or full time
  • Maintain your own schedule
  • Enjoy small class sizes
  • Receive individual attention from
    world-class faculty

Why an MA in Liberal Studies?

  • Develop interdisciplinary perspectives using literary, historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods
  • Enhance your career with an advanced degree
  • Study with a variety of academic specialists about the central issues in their fields
  • Tailor your program to match your own interests
  • Join an enormous, active Rutgers alumni network

Application Deadlines

August 15 for  Fall semester
December 15 for Spring semester
May 15 for Summer session

Out-of-State applicants:   please check the box for for “M.A.-Online” in your application
New Jersey residents:  please check the box for “M.A.” in your application (not the “M.A.-Online” box).  You will still be able to take as many online classes as you wish, or a mixture of online and face-to-face classes.


For further information about the 100% online option, please contact:

Stuart Charmé, Director