Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST)
Innovative. Flexible. Multidisciplinary.
Millersville University’s new major, Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST), is an innovative and flexible program of study that builds on the University’s existing strengths in the liberal arts and sciences.
With careful advisement, students are provided an opportunity to tailor studies to better meet their academic strengths and career goals.
The University is now admitting students to the major, alongside a careful advisement and review process. You will find the necessary forms, news bulletins and contact information to get started on this website. Please don’t hesitate to contact the MDST Faculty Coordinator or one of the advisors for the specific MDST concentration you are interested in if you have any questions.
Students in need of a signature, should submit the appropriate form using the electronic student forms, found here: https://www.millersville.edu/forms/index.php
MDST Curriculum Committee Meeting Dates
The MDST Curriculum Committee has resumed proposal review for the Spring 2022 semester. Students should meet with Dr. P BEFORE drafting an individual proposal AND meeting with potential faculty advisors.
Keep in mind the MDST Curriculum proposal process can take several weeks between proposal drafting, revisions, and review. Students should start the MDST proposal process EARLY and at least ONE FULL SEMESTER prior to their intended graduation.
If you have a questions or concerns, please reach out to Dr. P.
Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST) Program
Nakeiha Primus, Ph.D
Stayer Room 409
Faculty Approved Programs
- Applied Disability Studies
- Atlantic World Studies
- Data Science
- Digital Journalism
- Educational Studies
- Environmental Hazards and Emergency Management
- Latinx & Latin-American Studies
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Science Writing
- Sports Journalism (no new students after SP22)
Learn how to develop a program of study
Develop Your Program
See how other Millersville students have worked closely with faculty to craft their own unique programs.
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