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Innovative, customizable graduate degrees

Blaze your own academic trail with unique, highly individualized graduate programs in the Division of Multidisciplinary Programs. Combine coursework from diverse academic disciplines to create a personalized program of study, or pursue a more targeted graduate program like the Master of Arts in publishing.

Master of Arts in publishing   

This new, multifaceted graduate program prepares students for dynamic, rewarding careers in the publishing industry. As a student in this unique program, you’ll learn all of the skills necessary to bring concepts to life on the printed page, from language and writing to business, design and marketing. You’ll also gain practical, hands-on experience during coursework.

For more information, visit the Publishing page.

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies   

As a student in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program, you’ll work closely with your graduate faculty advisor to select coursework and develop a degree plan that aligns with your personal, educational and career goals.

The Master of Interdisciplinary Studies is available in a thesis or non-thesis option:

  • Students who choose the thesis option must complete 30 hours of graduate coursework, plus six hours of graduate research and writing.
  • Students who choose the non-thesis option must complete 36 hours of coursework and pass a comprehensive written or oral examination based on their area(s) of study.

For more information, visit the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies page.

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies – cultural heritage concentration

Graduate students who choose a cultural heritage concentration spend a semester studying at the Université Jean Monnet while living at a UNESCO World Heritage Site in France. This unique program combines elements of public history and two other areas such as resource communication, public administration, museum studies, hospitality, anthropology, geography or sociology.  

For more information, visit the Cultural Heritage page.


Division of Multidisciplinary Programs

Ferguson Building
Room 273 AA

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6082, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962