The Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Studies, leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, is designed for students who wish to continue their intellectual development within an interdisciplinary framework and for those with specialized training who wish to broaden their education. The objective of the program is to provide students the opportunity to develop an approach to topics and problems from the perspectives of more than one discipline and to develop a better understanding of many of the social, cultural, and scientific forces which affect the individual and society.
The University offers opportunities in selected
fields for teachers and other school personnel to earn advanced degrees,
initial teaching certification, and certificate endorsements. Post-baccalaureate students who meet the
requirements for admission into the Teacher Certification Program can take
appropriate education courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level to
earn their initial certification. Some courses required for this certification,
if taken at the graduate level, may apply toward an advanced degree. Once
admitted to UTD as a post-baccalaureate student, please call the
Students wishing to pursue an advanced degree should consider programs leading to the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Humanities, Science Education, or Mathematics Education. Students enrolling for one of these degrees should consult the appropriate subject area in this catalog.