Ready to take on the world? Equip yourself for the challenge at UNC Asheville. Here you'll find the rigorous intellectual workout you need to thrive in the rapidly changing global economy. Small classes. Accomplished professors. Hands-on learning. Personal attention. It's the right combination to prepare you for anything tomorrow holds — all at a public school price.
UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts Program is an interdisciplinary, part-time course of study for college graduates who are interested in broad-based learning at the master’s degree level.
Our evening classes allow working professionals the opportunity to grow intellectually. A versatile and stimulating degree program, the MLA may be useful in advancing your career or it may simply allow you to enjoy learning for the sake of learning. Your classmates are lifelong learners, whether they are working professionals or recent graduates. Courses and topics are tailored to current issues, providing students a relevant graduate education for the twenty-first century.
Why MLA? Whether you're passionate about creative writing, astronomy, climate change, history, or if you want a flexible, build-your-own program, the Master of Liberal Arts at UNC Asheville can transform that passion into an advanced degree.
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The University of North Carolina at Asheville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Master's Degree.
Association of Graduate Liberal Studies
The MLA Program at UNC Asheville is a full member of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs. For more information, visit the AGLSP website.