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Cross-Disciplinary Studies Dual Admission Program

Dual Admission – Cross-Disciplinary Studies

Bachelor 's Degree and Master of Arts Cross-Disciplinary Studies Degree

The M.A. in Cross-Disciplinary Studies (MACS) is multidisciplinary, experiential, and allows students to self-design their graduate studies.  The program is designed to meet the needs of students who are seeking a broader learning forum and who appreciate the unique self-design of cross-disciplinary studies. MACS provides intellectual advancement and the opportunity to expand and enrich educational horizons in keeping with the liberal studies traditions.  The program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach and variety of perspectives for observing, analyzing, and addressing contemporary social issues.  Student focus on systemic approaches and variety of methodologies when studying human challenges. MACS utilizes experiential learning to provide students with hands-on training where theory and practice are nitrated. MACS also strives to provide true interdisciplinary learning where curriculum is purposefully designed with the input of experts from different disciplines.

Dual admission majors are available for qualified freshmen and transfer students interested in these growing fields.  Student must complete the baccalaureate degree and all prerequisite coursework before entering the Cross- Disciplinary Studies program

Complete the Premier Programs application.

Degrees: Bachelor's Degree (Any Major)
Master of Arts Cross-Disciplinary Studies
Years to Complete 4+18 months
Preadmission Interview Yes (Shark Preview Weekend)

Winter: November 1

Fall: February 1

Undergraduate Admission Requirements
High School: GPA 3.0 weighted
Freshman: ACT/SAT 21 composite ACT or 1080 total SAT. 
Transfer: College GPA 3.0
Major / Course Reqs. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communicated upon admission.
Cumulative GPA 3.0
Minimum Credits 50 credits at NSU, 30 upper division
Degree Required Yes
Graduate Application Yes

Final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the receiving college.

Students who enter NSU with earned college credits through advanced high school programs such as AP, IB, or college academy may be able to complete their degree and program requirements earlier than scheduled and request to enter their graduate professional programs earlier as well.

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