Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST)
Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST) is a 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. You will find the necessary forms, news bulletins and contact information to get started on this website.
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 Fall 2023. Students should meet with Professor Sciarretta 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 about Student Initiated Programs, please reach out to Professor Sciarretta.
For general questions regarding the MDST program:
Dr. Rachel Finley-Bowman
Dean of University College and Associate Provost for Student Success
McNairy Library, 5th floor
For questions regarding MDST Student Initiated Programs:
Professor Joe Sciarretta
MDST Student Initiated Program Advisor
Assistant Professor, Academic Advising & Student Development
McNairy Library, Rm. 507
For information on faculty initiated programs, contact the designated faculty advisor(s) for each program.
- Faculty Approved Programs
This office is part of MU’s University College whose affiliated offices champion achievement, foster opportunities for personal, professional, and academic growth, and promote work/life balance for sustained success as a life-long learner. The University College provides services, resources, and experiences to support a student’s pathway to success.