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Accounting

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Accounting 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Corporate/ Public Accounting
  • Education
  • Government

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Business

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Business 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.  

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Potential Career Options

  • Management
  • Statistics/ Research
  • General Business

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Criminal Justice

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Corrections
  • Administration
  • Casework 

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Early Childhood Education

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Early Childhood Centers
  • Tutoring
  • Homeschooling

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Education (Non-licensure)

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Education 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Home School Teacher
  • Christian School Teacher 

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Information Systems

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Information Systems 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Consulting
  • Education Training
  • Network Technology

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies 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:

  • Career planning.
  • Professional development.
  • Communications.
  • Composition and rhetoric

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  • Medical Office Assistant

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Medical Office Assistant 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.

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Potential Career Options

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

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Paralegal Studies

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant
  • Government work

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Psychology

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Psychology 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Administration
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management 

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  • Psychology – Christian Counseling

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Psychology- Christian Counseling 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Community Relations

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Religion

Liberty University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Religion 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.

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Potential Career Options

  • Business 
  • Health and Welfare Ministries
  • Clergy 

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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 BestColleges.com.  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.


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.

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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:

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • By earning your associate’s degree from a nonprofit 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.

  • 100% online and no set login times

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

  • An eight-week format for classes 

Program Format
Military Benefits
Potential Careers

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.   

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).
  • 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.

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.

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