Extended Programs

Young student at the D.R.E.M.E. Camp summer programIn support of the University of St. Thomas’s academic and service mission, the Office of Extended Programs provides and manages a range of academic and non-academic programs and services.

Academic Programs and Services

The Office of Extended Programs administers the Master in Liberal Arts Program (MLA), an academic interdisciplinary graduate degree program in the humanities and social sciences. Additionally, the Office of Extended Programs creates and maintains articulation agreements with area community and junior colleges to promote undergraduate recruitment efforts.

Non-Academic Programs

The Office of Extended Programs partners with university departments as well as outside organizations to offer unique non-academic programs, summer camps, and community outreach activities.  

  • In collaboration with the Institute of Reading Development (IRD), the Office of Extended Programs offers on-campus and off-campus reading programs for children, youth and adults as a community outreach activity.