Associate of Arts in General Studies
If you are a busy working adult with a desire to further your education and increase job marketability, earning your Associate of Arts in General Studies is the first step toward gaining the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your professional goals.
Liberty University’s® Associate of Arts in General Studies program is designed as an intermediate, close-range goal for the adult learner, appropriate for either the individual whose career goals require a two-year, college-level education or for the individual who seeks the degree as a bridge toward a Bachelor of Science degree. The general associate's degree offers a broad range of courses designed to provide foundational knowledge in areas such as English, mathematics, science, and history. Through such courses, you will develop skills in university-level writing, speaking, reading, and computer literacy, with the ability to utilize analytical reasoning and library research.
The general studies online degree serves as an excellent foundation and stepping stone toward earning your bachelor’s degree in any one of our eight available programs also offered online through Liberty University Online.
$304 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)
60 total hours
15 must be taken through Liberty
Why choose an associate degree?
Your associate degree allows you to quickly jump-start your career, opening the door to your future.
Seamlessly transition from your associate into a bachelor’s degree program, also offered online through Liberty University. Earn two degrees in the time it takes to earn one.
Want to learn more?
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