Associate Degree Programs Online

Associates Degree Online

Why Choose an Associate's Degree Online Program from Liberty University?

Earning an associate’s degree is the quickest way to earn a degree from Liberty University, one of the nation's top online colleges. An online associate’s degrees is a great choice for someone who wants to quickly jumpstart and delineate themselves from others who only have a high school diploma or college certificate. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS*), full-time employees age 25 and over earned about $127 more per week in 2016 than someone who only had a high school diploma. For many people, that could be enough to pay rent, car payment, or childcare expenses each month.

Liberty University offers online associate’s degree programs for students seeking an accredited degree without needing the traditional bachelor’s degree.  The online associate’s degree programs are 60 credit hours and can be completed in less than two years. Once completed, these programs transfer into our online bachelor’s degree programs.

Every online associate’s degree is continually updated to remain current with the latest industry information and proven practices. Faculty members are leaders in the industry and are extremely accessible to ensure that you get both a quality education and practical experience.

Earn an Online Associate's Degree from a Top Online College

Liberty University’s online programs have been ranked in the top five out of 2,100 online colleges and universities by  The online associate’s degree programs are offered in areas such as Business, Education, IT, Criminal Justice, Medical Office Assistant, Psychology, and Religion.

Take some time to explore our online associate’s degree programs and benefits. When you are ready, you can apply online or over the phone. Call (800) 424-9595 for more information and for help planning a path to a career you love from one of the best online colleges.

What are the Benefits of Earning an Associate’s Degree Online with Liberty University?

Whether you are seeking an online associate’s degree to advance your career, or for personal growth, some benefits of our program include:

  • By earning your associate's degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 

  • 100% online

  • Transfer up to 45 credit hours into the 60 credit hour programs.

  • Quicker time to degree completion

  • No set log-in times

  • An eight-week format for classes

Your Career with an Online Associate’s Degree

Most people desire to earn a degree that will allow them to have more job opportunities and raise their income potential. You could be better prepared for those higher paying job opportunities after earning your associate’s degree from Liberty University. Here are just some of the higher earning jobs you may be eligible for once you have your associate’s degree:

If you earn your associate’s degree from Liberty University, you may be able to transfer all of your credit hours into a bachelor’s degree with us. This is a better option than transferring from one of the other online colleges. You can enjoy the benefits of having an associate’s degree upon completion, such as the possibility of a higher earning potential and more job opportunities, and begin working on a bachelor’s degree to expand your options even more.

Associate’s Degree Online Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 60 total hours
  • 15 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 45 hours may transfer from an accredited college.   

What Will You Learn in our Online Associate’s Degree Programs?

The goal of Liberty University’s online associate’s degree programs is to help you grow in knowledge and to prepare you for your career goals. Explore our associate’s degree programs for more information to see your customized learning experience and begin the process of continuing your education today!

We Offer Some of the Best Military Benefits of Online Colleges

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? Liberty University stands out in a crowded field of online colleges by offering the following military benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set log-in times.
  • No application fee for service members or veterans.
  • College credit for military training.


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