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A custom Master's degree to meet your professional and personal goals. 

The online Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (M.A.I.S.) program is geared toward adult learners interested in attaining a graduate degree tailored to meet their unique educational goals and interests as well as skilled workers looking to facilitate career advancement. A student may choose to enroll on a full-time or part-time basis. There are numerous online course options in business, administration, education and health services administration.

The M.A.I.S. program requires a minimum of 32 credit hours, with 50 percent of the program at the 700 level or above. The program of study is comprised of two or three disciplines (9-12 credit hours each). In addition to the required disciplines, the program of study must include a three credit research methods/statistics course and at least one credit of applied learning.

Admission Requirements

For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to Interdisciplinary Studies in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements.

For more information about the online Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, contact USD Online at 605-658-6200 or by email at

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