Winthrop University: Graduate School - MLA with conentration in Political and Civic Engagement
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Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (toll free)
803/323-2292 (fax)

Master of Liberal Arts - Political and Civic Engagement


Applications now OPEN for Fall 2023! 


Interim Graduate Program Director:

Dr. Greg Oakes


The Master of Liberal Arts Program provides learners with the unique ability to pursue a highly customized interdisciplinary graduate degree program, developed according to their own interests, while building broad analytical and problem solving skills that reach across the boundaries of academic disciplines and beyond the limited structure of traditional graduate degree programs.

Visit the Master of Liberal Arts home page for more information.


      Program admission requires a baccalaureate degree, a personal statement, and two letters of recommendation. Read more in the drop down boxes below.

      Total Credits: 33

      Format: Campus-based



    Potential applicants with questions can contact the program director, Dr. Robert Prickett at 803/323-3554 or

      Rolling admissions for Spring and Fall admission only.

      Application requirements include:

      • The online Graduate School application with the non-refundable application fee

      • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree with a 3.0 overall GPA.

      • Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework. Transcripts must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s).

      • A personal statement of approximately 250-300 words outlining your interest in pursuing this degree program

      • Two letters of recommendation


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Last Updated: 1/18/23