Quick Facts

Deadline: December 1

Classes Begin:  January 14

Credit Hours: 33

Delivery: Online**

**Onsite courses may be offered depending on location enrollment.

The Master of Arts with a Major in Integrated Studies can be customized to meet your specific career goals. Choose from tracks in Diversity, Interdisciplinary Research Methods, Volunteerism and Social Entrepreneurship, and a Self-Design* option to ensure your degree is matched to your goals and interests.

Diversity Track

  • Cultural Communication in Leadership
  • Global Challenges in Leadership
  • Addressing Diversity in the United States
  • Diversity Elective (three hours)

Interdisciplinary Research Methods Track

  • Ethnographic Field Research and Writing
  • Literature Review Development
  • Quantitative Research Methods for Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies

Volunteerism and Social Entrepreneurship Track

  • Volunteering in the 21st Century
  • Volunteer Program Development
  • Volunteer Management
  • Volunteerism Elective (three hours)

Self-Design Track

  • Self-Design Elective Course (three hours)
  • Self-Design Elective Course (three hours)
  • Self-Design Elective Course (three hours)
  • Self-Design Elective Course (three hours)

Transfer Credits

Students can transfer credits into the master’s program as long as they meet the following requirements:

  • Credit hours have not been previously applied toward another degree
  • Credit hours are not more than five years old at the time of completion of the OU Extended Campus degree
  • Grade of an A, B or S on a 4.0 scale
  • The credits are for graduate-level courses

Integrated Studies Degree Planning Sheet

*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.