Liberal Studies M.A.L.S.

A current student, alumnae, and members of the faculty and administration discuss the benefits of this interdisciplinary graduate program.

Information Session

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6 p.m., Eastnor. For more information, call 540-362-6257 or email

Hollins’ Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (M.A.L.S.) degree offers flexible class scheduling with online options and a variety of concentrations to allow students the chance to design their own degree. Whether you are seeking a career-enhancing master’s degree or are a lifelong learner, this degree is customizable, emphasizing liberal arts hallmark strengths in writing, critical thinking, and creativity. Hollins has a tradition of excellence in the liberal arts and leadership training, and all classes are taught by outstanding professors in their field.
In addition, the Hollins M.A.L.S. offers a partnership with the University of Virginia and its online leadership certificate program for the completion of a M.A.L.S. degree concentration in Leadership Studies.

Who gets a M.A.L.S. degree?

  • The professional desiring to move ahead in his/her career by obtaining an advanced degree
  • The teacher who wants to focus in an area other than education for the master’s degree
  • The physician who wants to enhance a medical career with the humanities
  • The retired lifelong learner ready to pursue a new passion
  • The recent college graduate who wants to feel more prepared before applying to law school or pursuing other advanced degrees


Learn What our alumni are Doing

A sampling of some of our graduates >

Listen to a M.A.L.S. graduate tell how this master’s degree made a difference.