The resources below offer a broad orientation to the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program, information about administrative aspects of the program and include forms you may need while you pursue your studies.
Virtual information session
In this video series, MLA Program Director Dr. Chris Pastore discusses the MLA program, its curriculum and what MLA graduates are doing with their degrees.
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For guidelines on MLA degree requirements, structuring your individualized curriculum, capstone and policies, refer to the Master of Liberal Arts Student Handbook (PDF).
MLA students at Penn are part of a vibrant intellectual community, with access to a wide range of academic and cultural resources, including:
- Lectures, readings and discussions at Kelly Writers House
- The Critical Writing Program
- The Reference Department at Van Pelt Library
- Learning Resources Center
As you continue your MLA studies, refer to the following forms as needed: