11 Masters Programs in General Studies

Whether a student views a master’s degree as a final goal or as a prerequisite for a doctoral degree, completing such a program gives students expert knowledge in their chosen field. Those who obtain a master’s degree may have access to a wider variety of career opportunities than people without one.

What is a Master in General Studies? It is a program designed to further a student’s knowledge in a variety of general topics, such as technical and computer skills, writing, and history. Math, computer programming, and governmental procedures may also be covered. This program typically gives students invaluable knowledge without restricting it to one subject.

While a Master in General Studies may cover many topics instead of focusing on one area, it still helps students develop critical skills that are helpful both in their careers and in their personal lives. Students may learn advanced computer knowhow along with communication and analytical skills.

Every university is different, so tuition costs for master’s programs differ across the globe. Factors such as location and duration of the program may affect the price. Prospective students should contact schools directly for accurate information on the price of earning a master’s.

Students with a Master in General Studies may be eligible for nearly any job they desire because they have expert knowledge on a variety of subjects. Some choose to pursue careers as journalists or other positions in media, while others prefer to become members of law enforcement.  Many may find work as writers, while others become historians. Jobs such as event planners, marketers, or government officials may also be available.

Students may desire to take classes on campus, online, or a combination of both to allow for greater flexibility. To find the right university for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.


11 Results in General Studies Filter

Specialized Master in Interdisciplinary EU Studies

The Institute for European Studies
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2020 Belgium Brussels

The Specialized Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies is a 60-credit course in English organized by IEE-ULB. The uniqueness of this Master program lies in its focus on career development.

Masters by Research degrees

Abertay University
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info United Kingdom Dundee

This is a one year (three semesters) research programme, which will be supervised by one or more of our faculty members.

Master of Liberal Studies

Fort Hays State University Graduate School
Campus Online Full-time Part-time 31 hours Request Info USA Wichita + 2 more

Earning a Master of Liberal Studies degree from Fort Hays State University can help you see the world differently. As you progress through your program, you will develop (or deepen) the critical thinking skills you need to become a wiser consumer of knowledge, becoming better able to understand and evaluate the intellectual work of any discipline. Most importantly, as you begin to see the world differently, you may discover new ways to have a positive effect on the world around you.

Master in Sciences, Technologies and Environmental Management

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2020 Spain A Coruña

UDC Master’s studies programmes are open to students with an undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised Spanish university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised third-level institution in the EHEA.

Master of Science (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 4 years January 2020 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Science (Research) provides an opportunity for students to acquire research skills and deepen their knowledge in an area of science.

Master of Science (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 - 4 years January 2020 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Science (Extension) aims to renew and broaden students' scientific and industry experience with managerial and business acumen. It provides students with numerous opportunities by value-adding to their existing specialisations and bringing them up to speed on knowledge and technologies, or by expanding into different majors of interest to acquire professional and management skills.

Master of Science

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full-time Part-time 1.5 - 3 years January 2020 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Science is for two distinct groups of students, namely the professional scientists wishing to update their industry-related skills for career advancement and students considering a research degree.

MLitt in Contemporary Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2020 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores what it means to label something as “contemporary” and considers how knowledge is defined and disseminated in different disciplines.

Master of Liberal Arts

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Online Part-time 1 - 5 years January 2020 USA Washington

Established in 1962, the Johns Hopkins Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Program has gained national recognition for the quality of its teaching and the breadth of its course offerings. The Johns Hopkins Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) is a unique, non-traditional graduate degree. Whereas most graduate programs ask you to become more and more specialized, the MLA expects you to both broaden and deepen your educational experience.

Master in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full-time Part-time 9 - 12 months November 2019 Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp + 9 more

MLS - Master in Liberal Studies (60 credits)

Master of Letters in Arts & Letters

Drew University
Campus Full-time 4 semesters January 2020 USA Madison

Arts and Letters is a graduate liberal studies program designed with working professionals in mind. Through a diverse set of course offerings, students work on analytical and creative thinking while learning and synthesizing ideas. Coursework allows students to hone their writing and presentation skills.