Build Your Own Major: Liberal Studies Degrees in Buffalo, NY | Associate Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies

Build Your Own Major: Liberal Studies Degrees in Buffalo, NY | Associate Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies

Undergraduate Programs
First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

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Post-Traditional Undergrad
and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

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Online Programs
Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Liberal Studies (AS/BS)

Our liberal studies degrees provide you the opportunity to design your own education — a program built specifically by you, for you. Meet our interdisciplinary studies faculty.

About the Program

Our liberal studies programs are the perfect choice for the undecided student. Delve into a broad sampling of courses in business, communication, information systems, humanities, math, science and social sciences. This is your opportunity to use your studies as an exploration tool, learning what truly interests you and earning credits toward your degree at the same time. With a focus on critical thinking, communication and writing skills throughout, you’ll work with faculty to tailor your degree toward what interests you most, preparing you for a wide range of careers or the graduate program of your choice.

Medaille Students Working in the Community

According to a report from the Association of American Colleges and Universities, business and nonprofit leaders are looking for employees with the skills developed by Medaille’s bachelor’s and associate degrees in liberal studies:

Critical Thinking

Complex Problem Solving

Written and Oral Communication

Applied Knowledge in Real-World Settings

Courses, Requirements & Policies

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The liberal studies major is a perfect choice for students interested in gaining a broad background in the liberal arts and sciences, exploring multiple fields, creating their own courses of study, or pursuing specific and individually–tailored interdisciplinary majors.


Admission Requirements

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Local learning opportunities for Medaille students include:

Belle Center

International Institute of Buffalo

Allentown Association

African American Cultural Center

Buffalo Museum of Science

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Shakespeare in Delaware Park

Shea’s Preforming Arts Center

Firsthand Learning, Inc.

Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.

People Inc.



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