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"I've seen many an actuary and many an engineer who are brilliant, but they fail in their ability to communicate or commercialize an idea because they can't relate to the people they are dealing with. The major I'm less concerned about; it's the set of skills that people come into work with."

- Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, Inc. (Wallstreet Journal, 10 June 2013)

This is a graphic design. The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies no longer requires students to complete the GRE in order to be admitted. This is a graphic design. The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies no longer requires students to complete the GRE in order to be admitted.
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"It's in Apple's DNA that technology alone is not enough. It's technology married with liberal arts, married with humanities, that yields the results that make our hearts sing.

- Steve Jobs (1995-2011), former CEO of Apple, Inc.

A Love of Learning

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program offers an interdisciplinary approach to learning the humanities. MALS is a unique graduate program that fosters a continuous desire to learn and allows the returning student to take classes in their own individualized course of study within the College of Arts and Sciences.

For Those Who Want to Know More

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program is designed for the student who seeks to delve into deep inner questions that confront an inquiring mind and expand critical thinking that marks a truly educated person. The program gives students the opportunity for intellectual and personal growth, as well as an opportunity for sharing their experiences with others in a community of learning.