A picture inside the University of Miami Alumni Center A picture of students in the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center.
For those who want to know more. 
A picture of of Socrates from the Academy of Athens, Greece. A picture of Socrates from the Academy of Athens in Greece.

Learning brings satisfaction that lasts a lifetime.

Perspectives on Human Nature - MLS 602

A picture of a woman reading books. A picture of a woman reading a book in front of a stack of books.

All the world's a stage. Let us help you discover your part.

From Page to Stage - MLS 698

A picture of the Santa Maria dei Fiori Church in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. A picture of the Santa Maria dei Fiori Church in Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

"Every block of stone has a statue inside it." - Michelangelo

Aspects of Creative & Reflective Thought - MLS 601

A picture of the horizon on earth from space. A picture from space of the sun rising on the horizon above earth.

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be know." - Carl Sagan

Theories of the Physical Universe - MLS 603

A gold etching of Alexander the Great A picture of a gold etching of Alexander the Great.

Discover the past to enrich your future.

Alexander the Great in Myth & History - MLS 625

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program offers an interdisciplinary approach to learning the humanities and theory based graduate level classes. It is a non-traditional graduate program that allows the returning student to take classes in their own individualized course of study in 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.
The program provides 9 core and 21 elective graduate credits so that you may design the curriculum tailored to your own personal interests.
Our program has a collection of books which MALS students can borrow for their reading pleasure. Stop by the MALS office and pick up a book.

This is your resource for the latest news, achievements, programs, and events occurring within the University of Miami and the MALS program.


The MALS program likes to share the stories and celebrate the achievements of its alumni. Find out how our students have used their MALS degree.