Masters of Arts


Master of Arts Program Overview

Union Institute & University's Master of Arts program offers students the opportunity to earn a master's degree from virtually any location. Online courses, via a collaborative distance learning environment, provide a structured flexibility around career and family obligations.

The dynamic Master of Arts Program offers full and part-time options, enabling students to plan academic studies around their personal schedules. Explore our site to learn more about how this graduate degree provides opportunities to meet unique professional and personal goals. Contact a Master of Arts enrollment counselor to learn more.

Amy Smolinski, M.A. 2010, visited
ancient sites in Malta during her
Applications course, as part of her
exploration of the Sacred Feminine &
manifestations in the everyday life
of women.

M.A. Areas of Concentration
Creativity Studies

Health and Wellness

History and Culture

Leadership, Public Policy, and Social Issues

Literature and Writing

Master of Arts at a Glance
Credits to Degree – 36
Transfer Credits – Up to 6
Enrollment Dates – April and October
(Option to begin studies in January or July)
Minimum Time to Degree – 18 months

Master of Arts Enrollment Options
Students may enroll on a full-time (12 credits per term), three-quarter-time (9 credits per term), or half-time (6 credits per term) basis.

Master of Arts Courses
Live locally, nationally, or anywhere in the world and enjoy the ultimate convenience of distance learning by completing graduate coursework online.

Mailing Address
Union Institute & University
Master of Arts Office
62 Ridge Street, Suite 2
Montpelier, VT 05602

Degree: Master of Arts
Credits: 36
Transfer up to 6 credits
Min Time: 18 months (3 terms)
Start Dates: Apr & Oct
Option to start in Jan or July

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