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A Graduate Program for Nashville’s Adult Learners

Vanderbilt offers a graduate degree program for the part time adult student: the Master of Liberal Arts & Science (MLAS) Program. Pursue your love of learning, plan your own course of study, satisfy your intellectual curiosity within a community of lifelong learners at Vanderbilt’s College of Arts & Science.

Designed with the working professional in mind, this part-time graduate degree program holds classes on weekday evenings and offers courses throughout the year, including summer, a flexible, interdisciplinary course of study*.

You can chart your own journey of critical engagement and personal enrichment by participating in this distinctive graduate-degree program at Vanderbilt. You can benefit from the intellectual enrichment and academic interchange as well as earn a Master’s degree from a distinguished research university.

*Although MLAS students take classes part time, in exceptional circumstances and with the Assistant Dean and Director’s written approval, students may be enrolled full time.  International students wishing to attend the MLAS program on certain visas will be required to enroll full time to maintain their visa status.