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Where will your MLA journey take you? MLA classes are designed for adults who wish to explore a broad, interdisciplinary course of study.

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Explore the past. Engage in the present. Imagine the future. Pursue a life of ideas. There's no limit to what you can learn.

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Stanford University's MLA Program offers students the opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study in the liberal arts. Designed with busy adults in mind, this part-time graduate degree program holds classes in the evenings and offers a flexible academic schedule. 

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MLA students bring diverse cultures, professions, and interests to the classroom.  Learn about the MLA community >

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MLA seminars are taught by members of Stanford's faculty. MLA seminars bring students and professors together in close, intellectual conversations. Learn about the MLA faculty >

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