Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies
UNH Liberal Studies - student

Explore the Liberal Studies Program

Where grown-ups pursue their passion.

The master of arts in liberal studies is an innovative and interdisciplinary master's program. Design your own course of study, choosing courses from across the University that focus on a significant topic, issue, perspective or cultural development that excites you. Our faculty will provide one-on-one guidance throughout the program.

Programs of Study

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    Psychology and Studio Art Majors, Liberal Studies Masters | Library Services Specialist
    What you are currently doing for work? I currently work at the UNH Dimond Library in the Circulation unit. I have a supporting role in training, scheduling and supervision of circulation student assistants. As an undergraduate I worked at the Dimond Library as a student assistant for one…
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    Liberal Studies | Writer
    Lisa Moll represents the important work that our passionate graduate Liberal Studies students do. See this article about her paper that grew into a book. Photo courtesy of the Portsmouth Herald. Learn more
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    Humanities-UNHM & MALS-Durham | Professor
    Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point: I am an adjunct professor at SNHU and UMASS, where I teach a variety of courses. At SNHU, I primarily teach humanities ancient cultures to Renaissance, ethics and philosophy. At UMASS Lowell, I…
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  • headshot of Kathy DesRoches
    English Literature Major and Master of Liberal Studies | Professor
    As an undergrad, I chose literature as my major. I chose it because I love literature. At the time, people didn't think too highly of literature majors. In the workplace today, our critical thinking skills are highly valued. The classes I had in the English Department and Women's Studies stand out as my favorites. The work was rewarding and the faculty were…
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