Program Design

A total of 36 credit hours are required. INDS500, INDS505, and INDS510 are required courses for all options. Courses INDS500 and INDS505 must be taken at the beginning of the schedule, before other courses can be taken, as they are foundational courses for the rest of the program.

Please review the MA in Interdisciplinary Studies program guide, designed to assist you with the below steps and from applying through to graduation.

Step 1: Choose Your Delivery


  • All courses are taken online


  • Select both online and blended courses
  • You may select one residency as part of your program schedule

Step 2: Design Your Program


  • Select 27 credits (9 courses)

Major Project

  • Select 15 credits (5 courses)
  • Include a Major Project (12 credits)


  • Select 15 credits (5 courses)
  • Include a Thesis (12 credits)

Step 3: Choose Your Courses

View the complete list of required and elective courses.