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The Individualized Study (INDS) program offers two different degree tracks, named Integrative Studies (INTS) and Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST). The shared goal of both tracks is to mutually benefit UMBC and its students.  Click here to explore how other students have used the opportunity. The key difference between INTS and MDST relates to the student to whom each track is targeted.

INTS is open to any student who is ready and willing to tackle the unusual challenges of self-aware, scholarly integration required to write a formal degree plan

MDST is for students who (i) have reached the end of their journey within a traditional major , as acknowledged in writing by that program’s appropriate representative OR (ii) left UMBC without having completed a bachelor’s degree.

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