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The Master of Arts with a Major in Integrative Studies (MAIS) is all about meshing your interests with your career. When you’re trained in multiple disciplines with skillsets in two or more areas, you’ll find yourself more marketable in a variety of emerging fields. More importantly, the MAIS program can be customized to meet your specific career goals.
The degree offers tracks in Diversity, Interdisciplinary Research Methods, Volunteerism and Social Entrepreneurship, and a Self-Design* track. You can choose the track that is most appealing to you.
*Note: Due to the customization required for the Self-Design track, only a small number of qualified applicants can be accepted into this track each year.
The Master of Arts with a Major in Integrative Studies is a program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individual graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.
Interdisciplinary Research Methods Track
Volunteerism and Social Entrepreneurship Track
Cultural Communications in Leadership
Global Challenges in Leadership
Ethnographic Field Research and Writing
Literature Review Development
Critical Readings in Interdisciplinary Studies
Advanced Interdisciplinary Foundations
Addressing Diversity in the United States
Volunteering in the 21st Century
Volunteer Program Development
Research for Master’s Thesis
Intro to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies
Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
Quantitative Research Methods for Interdisciplinary Studies
Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
This program creates strong leaders that harness cultural differences, and gathers perspectives from across age groups and socioeconomic backgrounds while adapting to constant change.
With courses that include interdisciplinary research methods, cultural communication in leadership, addressing diversity in the United States and quantitative and qualitative research methods, an Integrative Studies master’s degree from OU is a flexible degree that prepares you to succeed in a number of emerging fields.
OU’s graduate school experience is built on the idea that our world-class faculty are mixed with professors of practice to provide valuable instruction in a high-quality online learning environment.
Online programs are an investment in each student’s future, and OU makes every effort to see that each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses such as Financial Aid. To learn more, please fill out the form above to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.
In-state tuition is $274.30 per credit hour, out-of-state tuition is $885.10 per credit hour. In addition, there are mandatory fees of $163 per credit hour for services provided by the college.
The first step to getting your graduate degree from OU Extended Campus is to apply for admission. After making sure you meet the admissions criteria, you are ready to apply.
Graduate programs may have additional application requirements depending on which program you choose. Please review the requirements for specific degree programs here.
Complete the online graduate application form and pay the non-refundable $50 application processing fee. As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application. Your application will be reviewed when it is complete and all required materials have been received.
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks from the time a completed application is submitted.
For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.