Master of Liberal Arts & Science


MLAS courses meet one evening per week from 7:00-9:30 p.m. for the course of the semester.  In rare cases, alternative times for a particular course is arranged. Fall semester runs from approximately the last week of August to the second week of December.  Spring semester runs from the second week of January to the last week of April. Summer semester runs from the first week of June to the first week of August. Classes are limited in size to encourage optimal student-student and student-faculty interaction.

Past Course Syllabi

Prospective MLAS students can learn more about offered courses by clicking on the following semesters:

Judy Moss
Judy Moss
Administrative Manager, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“As a student in the Vanderbilt MLAS Program, I have joyfully rediscovered my love for writing and reading! After many years spent focusing on my children and their futures, I can now focus once again on my own intellectual pursuits. The stimulating MLAS classes have added a creative dimension to my life, and I feel fortunate to be part of this program at Vanderbilt! ” » More Testimonials