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Degree : Master of Science

Major : Interdisciplinary Studies

Program Description

This degree is designed for students with broad interests in several fields or for those whose career goals do not match fully with a singly identifiable academic unit or department. Emphasis is placed on continued intellectual and cultural development in a constantly changing society in which new career interests may extend over several traditional specializations. The Interdisciplinary studies program allow graduate students the freedom to design a degree comprised of courses from existing graduate programs. Interdisciplinary studies is divided into two categories, pre-designed masters degrees that have already incorporated several disciplines to develop a commonly sought degree, and a self-designed masters degree comprised of courses that are unique to whatever the students particular interest may be. The Graduate School at Texas Tech University encourages interdisciplinary study and research, believing that our nations complex society and the worlds rich cultural heritage can be understood best from the perspective of many academic disciplines. Few settings offer a better opportunity for such study than the University with its graduate programs, libraries, laboratories, and diversely trained faculty.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: Yes

Additional Links

Link to INDS page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/index.php
Admission information : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/admissionsINDS.php
Examination Options : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/examinationsids.php
Procedures and Deadlines : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/proceduresanddeadlinesidsd.php
Pre-designed Programs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/about/INDS/programs.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Clifford Fedler
E-mail: clifford.fedler@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-3964

Department Contact Information

Department Address328 Administration Building
P.O. Box 41030
TX 79409-1030
Phone Number 806-742-2787
Fax Number 806-742-1746
Department Website https://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/

Department Address2902 3rd PL

Phone Number 8061248956 Ext 0

Fax Number 9999999999

Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/GradInterdisc.php

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/GradInterdisc.php

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Recommendation Letter Instructions: There is no Doctoral program available at this time. Letters of recommendation are helpful, but not required. All letters of recommendation will be submitted online after you have submitted the names and email addresses of your recommenders through our application system.

Resume Required: No

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: No

Departmental Application Instructions: Students should develop a profile of courses they would like to take within their program of study and present that either at the time of the application or very soon after beginning the program.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15July 15February 15February 15

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Yes

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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