Interdisciplinary Major Application

Do you want to earn a degree and tailor your major to your specific needs? Apply now to the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies to get the degree that works for you.

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The program is absolutely phenomenal! Where else would I get the input of three incredible professors dedicated to helping me achieve my goals? Interdisciplinary Studies has truly been the perfect way for me to further my education and prepare me for my career.

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department provides the freedom and guidance for students to achieve their specific goals. The application process is designed to help students define their goals and work with faculty to craft an individualized academic plan.

  1. Request the “Expression of Interest” form from, fill out the form, and return
  2. Work with academic advisors to create a program of study to meet your academic goals.
  3. Submit your program of study for approval by the advisory committee. You can submit your application and proposal for an Interdisciplinary Studies major as soon as you have a Northwestern GPA.

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