North Central College - Naperville, IL

Integrated Liberal Studies Degree Program

Students accepted into this program earn both a bachelor's degree (in any discipline) and the Master of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with the completion of 141 credit hours.

Admission Criteria

Students with a minimum GPA of 3.33 may apply to the program no earlier than the third term of their freshman year and no later than the first term of their junior year.

Program Requirements

Students in this program may count a maximum of 12 graduate hours toward the 120 hours required for the undergraduate degree.  These hours may be used to meet major or minor requirements (with department or program approval) or as electives.  After receiving their bachelor's degree, students take an additional 21 hours of graduate work in their fifth year to complete the requirements for the Master of Arts degree in Liberal Studies.

For more information contact the Office of Graduate Admission at (630) 637-5840 or