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The Master of Liberal Arts program at TCU is accessible for students from all walks of life and is aimed at promoting lifelong learning. Whether you’re just completing your undergraduate degree, or have been a member of the workforce for a significant period of time, the MLA has something for you.

Application Requirements

The Master of Liberal Arts program is open to any person who holds a bachelor´s degree from an accredited college or university, regardless of major academic emphasis or date of completion.

TCU is committed to providing a positive learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment. In support of this commitment, TCU prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Inquiries about TCU’s policies and compliance with Title IX, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, or the aspects of TCU’s equal opportunity or affirmative action programs should be directed to:

Ms. Andrea Vircks
Title IX Coordinator
TCU Box 297090
The Harrison 1803
Fort Worth, TX 76129


Transfer Credit

Requests must be made on the appropriate form accompanied by a catalog course description. An official transcript of the graduate work must be mailed from the Registrar’s Office directly to the Master of Liberal Arts Program. Credit may be requested only for courses broad enough in content to meet the philosophic intent of the MLA program. All requests are subject to approval by the MLA Advisory Committee. No more than six hours of transfer credit will be accepted. Courses, other than MLA, completed at TCU may not be applied toward degree requirements.


Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition cost for the 2022/2023 academic year is $1,080 per semester hour. There will be a $130 fee charged for each online course. Students interested in Financial Aid should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.