Online MFA Degrees & Master's of Liberal Arts Programs
The liberal arts cover a wide range of academic disciplines: art history, creative writing, language, literature, performing arts, philosophy, media arts and more. Graduates who want to advance beyond the bachelor’s level typically earn a Master’s of Liberal Arts Degree with a specialty in their chosen subject area or complete a MFA degree program.
Click on the "request info" button next to an accredited school listed below to receive information on specific on-campus and online Master's of Liberal Arts or MFA programs.
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Hawaii Pacific UniversityUndergraduate
Hobart and William Smith CollegesUndergraduate
Holy Names UniversityUndergraduate
Howard Payne UniversityUndergraduate
Humboldt State UniversityUndergraduate
Illinois Institute of TechnologyUndergraduate
Illinois State UniversityUndergraduate
Indiana State UniversityUndergraduate
Terre Haute, IN
Indiana University NorthwestUndergraduate
Indiana Wesleyan UniversityUndergraduate
New Rochelle, NY
Iowa State UniversityUndergraduate
Jacksonville State UniversityOnline
Jacksonville State UniversityUndergraduate
James Madison UniversityUndergraduate
Johns Hopkins UniversityUndergraduate
Johnson C. Smith UniversityUndergraduate
Johnson State CollegeUndergraduate
Johnson State CollegeOnline
Kent State UniversityUndergraduate
Kentucky State UniversityUndergraduate
Keuka Park, NY
La Roche CollegeUndergraduate
La Sierra UniversityUndergraduate
Lake Superior State UniversityUndergraduate
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Lewis & Clark CollegeUndergraduate
Lewis-Clark State CollegeUndergraduate
Jefferson City, MO
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Earn Your Master’s of Liberal Arts or MFA Degree Online
Rather than train you in a specific profession, MFA degrees teach you how to think critically and introduce you to art, culture and history from across the world. If you are devoted to a particular art form or academic discipline, and know that you want to study it for the rest of your life, then you should probably pursue the appropriate liberal arts specialty.
What Can You Do With A Liberal Arts Degree
Not everyone who earns a Master's of liberal arts degree is an artist, however; with some talent and hard work, such a degree can lead you to a career in communications, design, entertainment, teaching, writing or many other fields.
The skills acquired in a liberal arts education are sought after by many employers, including skills in written and oral communication, research, information management, human relations and critical thinking.
The Job Outlook for Liberal Arts Degrees
While some still associate a liberal arts degree with the arts -- dancers and choreographers, writers and painters -- there are many occupations liberal studies will prepare you to handle, many of which are growing rapidly.
For example, public relation specialists, who made a median salary of $52,090 in 2010, are expected to experience 23% job growth by 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Art historians and museum technicians are expected to see 16% growth and made a median salary of $42,310 in 2010, according to the BLS. And advertising and promotions managers, who made a median of $108,260 in 2010, are expected to see 14% growth, according to the BLS.