Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS)

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Finish Your Degree.

The University Without Walls (UWW) Degree Completion Program at UMass Amherst is designed to help adults just like you complete their first bachelor's degrees at a world-class public university. 

For nearly fifty years, everything we have built—from our flexible, customizable, online degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, to awarding credit for experience, to advising support—is designed to meet the needs and address the unique challenges faced by adult students like you.  

Why choose the UWW Degree Completion Program? 

Each of our students has a story behind why they didn't finish college. When you become a UWW Degree Completion Program student, you join a powerful community of adult learners just like you who are determined to finish. As time-tested experts in degree completion, we will be with you, every step of the way. 

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Learn how you can finish your degree—studying what you want to study, and getting the credit and support you deserve.  

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