Interdisciplinary Studies - Individualized Concentration, CAGS

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)
Hybrid (Online + Campus)
Humanities
Grad student in a GCE classroom

In Short

A field of study planned and approved under the direction of a faculty member from both of your chosen disciplines.

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What will I do?
  • Submit an approved plan of study
  • Explore an integrated core curriculum and a capstone experience

Already have a master's degree? Earn your Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in as little as two years. Learn more today.

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Degree Overview

Students choose from two capstone options: thesis or action research project.

Program Highlights

  • NEASC
  • Program leads to: professional contacts statewide, a capstone project relevant to career goals, career and salary advances

Career Opportunities

The individualized CAGS program is a post-Master's academic certificate designed for candidates seeking to enhance their professional and or personal knowledge and skills. Courses taken may lead to licensure, specialization in a particular field, or re-specialization in a new field.


Total Credits

36 credits


Time Frame

While you can complete the program in as few as three years, you have six years to complete the program.

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The flexibility of the course work fit perfectly into my full-time teaching schedule. Not only did my students learn and grow but so did I as an art teacher.

Madalena Alves, '11

Degrees and Other Information

Tuition and Fees

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Official transcript of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Graduate application and fee

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