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Master of Liberal Studies

Unlock the dynamics of our world and future in the USC Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) Program.

Video by Mira Zimet

 The USC Master of Liberal Studies takes you where you want to go, on your schedule.

Take evening courses, part-time or full-time, with world-class USC faculty. Explore a wide range of interdisciplinary studies and pursue your intellectual passion for lifelong learning through your summative master’s project. Benefit from individual mentoring, personal attention, and USC’s legendary alumni network. Sharpen your ability to think, research, and express yourself critically.

The USC Master of Liberal Studies program does not require a GRE.  Sample up to three courses before applying.  See and hear what some of our students say.

Whether for professional advancement or for personal enrichment, whether you’re interested in lifelong learning or interdisciplinary studies, join us. . .

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  • Master of Liberal Studies
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  • Mark Taper Hall, THH 355
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0355