Rediscover the Liberal Arts

Take advantage of affordable, flexible and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate studies in the liberal arts. Our programs are designed to accommodate the unique needs of working adults.

Temple University’s liberal studies degree programs are designed to accommodate working adult learners. They’re affordable, flexible and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate studies programs. Take advantage of these life-friendly offerings and complete your college degree.

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree allows you to design your own plan of study through flexible academic tracks in humanities or social sciences. The degree will help you meet your personal and professional goals, expand your critical thinking, research and communication skills, and take your career to the next level.

The Master of Liberal Arts degree allows graduate-level students to participate in a varied and rich student and faculty network across different generations, academic interests and professional ambitions. You can tailor your own course of study based on your academic interests, professional objectives and personal goals while selecting from a broad range of course offerings without being confined to a single department or discipline. This program will challenge you intellectually; improve your analytical, research and writing skills; and open doors to new career possibilities.

Academic Offerings and Tracks

Get the Skills Employers Want

Employers consistently say that they're looking for the analytical and communication skills afforded by the liberal arts education. Our programs build on the skills you already have - wherever you are in your career path.

Highly Customizable Program

We know you're busy. Our undergraduate program is designed to fit you - your interests, your needs, even your schedule.


How will this help you in your current job? How do you earn credits for your work experience? Is it really worth going back to school? (Yes!) Our FAQ's have you covered.