Associate of Arts Programs

Why choose an associate degree?

Through the online associate degree programs at Liberty University, you can complete your education in less time than it would take to complete a traditional degree. Upon completion, you can seamlessly transition to an online bachelor’s program with Liberty, earning two degrees instead of one.

All of Liberty’s degrees are 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.

Take some time to explore our online associate degree programs. 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.


Program Format:

  • 100% Online
  • 60 total hours
  • 15 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 45 hours may be transferred in.


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Available Programs:

  • Accounting

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Accounting, 100% online program, is designed to help you develop proficiency in communication and the technological skills needed to evaluate basic accounting problems. You will also learn to identify, analyze, and appropriately handle ethical issues from a moral viewpoint and create solutions using critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

    This program is ideal for those interested in:

    • Financing.
    • Management.
    • Non-profit and governmental accounting.
    • Taxation and auditing.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Corporate/ Public Accounting
    • Education
    • Government
       

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  • Business

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Business, 100% online program, is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills to serve in the modern business world and achieve your professional goals. You will learn to assimilate ethics and business in a format that will build a foundation of integral networking expertise.  

    This program will train you to:

    • Confidently approach business opportunities.
    • Address issues through synthesis and evaluation.
    • Utilize a variety of decision making methods.
    • Gain an understanding of: accounting, communications, law, ethics, and statistics.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Management
    • Statistics/ Research
    • General Business
       

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  • Criminal Justice

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, 100% online program, program provides you with a strong foundation of both knowledge and skills to prepare you for careers within a wide-variety of criminal justice related fields. You will acquire the appropriate tools to help you successfully lead and manage in criminal justice fields for future promotional opportunities and certifications.

    This program will help you will develop skills in:

    • The judicial process.
    • Corrections.
    • Criminology.
    • Criminal Law.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Corrections
    • Administration
    • Casework
       

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  • Early Childhood Education in Interdisciplinary Studies (Non-licensure)

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education, 100% online program, is aimed towards individuals with a desire to further your education and gain insight into the foundational principles of education. You will approach the discipline of education from an ethical perspective to establish a firm understanding of early childhood educational development and behavior.

    In this program you will study:

    • Current trends practiced in private and public schools.
    • The process of evaluating specific methods and interventions.
    • Theories and methodology in education.
    • Differentiated learning and direct instruction.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Early Childhood Centers
    • Tutoring
    • Homeschooling
       

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  • Education (Non-licensure)

    Liberty University's Associate of Arts in Education, 100% online program, will equip you with the specialized knowledge, insight, and skills needed to further your education and career by providing a solid foundation in educational behavior and development.

    This program will provide you with a solid foundation in:

    • Educational behavior and development.
    • The study of theories and methodologies.
    • Methods of teaching and instruction.
    • Lesson planning.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Home School Teacher
    • Chrsitian School Teacher
       

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  • Information Systems

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Information Systems, 100% online program, is designed to expand your understanding of common information systems problems and solutions. You will be well-equipped as a professional in areas such as strategy, security, ethics, design and development, and business process support.

    In this program you will study:

    • Business Law.
    • Application Programming.
    • Web architecture and development.
    • Database management systems.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Consulting
    • Education Training
    • Network Technology
       

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  • Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Information Systems, 100% online program, is designed to increase job marketability by offering a broad range of courses designed to provide foundational knowledge in a variety of areas. 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.

    In this program you will study:

    • Current trends practiced in private and public schools.
    • The process of evaluating specific methods and interventions.
    • Theories and methodology in education.
    • Differentiated learning and direct instruction.
       

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  • Medical Office Assistant

    Liberty University’s Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Medical Office Assistant, 100% online program is designed to prepare you for a career as a medical office assistant in various healthcare environments such as public health departments, hospitals, and clinics.

    Through this program, you will focus your study on

    • Medical Terminology.
    • Medical office systems and procedures.
    • Medical office billing and bookkeeping.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Clerical and Medical Billing Expert
    • Doctor’s Office Assistant
    • Medical Clinic Receptionist
       

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  • Paralegal Studies

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies, 100% online program, is designed to equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this growing career field. Courses for this program are developed and taught by practicing lawyers who know firsthand the qualifications necessary for this career.

    This program helps develop competency in:

    • Foundations of law.
    • Performing title searches.
    • Writing dispositions.
    • Real estate transactions.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Paralegal
    • Legal assistant
    • Government work
       

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  • Psychology

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Psychology, 100% online program, is perfect for those looking to start a career in psychology, or simply looking for an introduction to the field. Students can choose to specialize in Christian Counseling to help understand the multifaceted aspects of Christian counseling. This program will explore the psychological similarities and differences between people and the roles that gender, race, ethnicity, culture, and class play in affecting human perspectives and experiences.

    Courses will emphasize and develop further skillsets in:

    •   Developmental psychology.
    •   Psychology of personality.
    •  Counseling and psychology from a biblical worldview.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Administration
    • Advocacy
    • Case Management
       

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  • Psychology - Christian Counseling

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Psychology- Christian Counseling, 100% online program, is designed to help you understand the multi-faceted aspects of Christian counseling. This specialization will allow you to learn more about counseling from a Christian perspective, equipping you to work in the Christian counseling fields of lay ministry.

    This program will emphasize:

    • Issues of Christian Counseling.
    • Developmental Psychology.
    • Psychology of Personality.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Advocacy
    • Case Management
    • Community Relations
       

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  • Religion

    Liberty University’s Associate of Arts in Religion, 100% online program, provides a solid foundation in the Bible and theology, which is necessary to launch an effective ministry career. This program is ideal for pastors looking to grow in their knowledge or to earn further qualifications, as well as individuals hoping to deepen their faith. This program will provide you an understanding of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the church.

    This program will equip you to:

    • Understand the Bible in light of contemporary issues.
    • Develop effective oral and written communication
    • Prepare for personal and professional ministry settings.
       

    Potential Career Options:

    • Business 
    • Health and Welfare Ministries
    • Clergy 
       

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