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Associate Of Applied Sciences In Technical Studies (carpentry, Plumbing, Welding, HVAC, And Electrical Studies) From Liberty University.
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019
Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC

Use Your Trade to Impact Eternity with Our Associate of Applied Science in Technical Studies Degree

At Liberty, we Train Champions for Christ who have a passion for leading with excellence and integrity in every trade. We have partnered with the Virginia Technical Institute (VTI) to offer OSHA 10 and National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) accredited courses in carpentry, plumbing, welding, HVAC, and electrical studies. Our program combines innovative training with a biblical worldview and is designed to teach you how to do what you love while making an eternal impact. By earning your associate’s degree in technical studies with us, you will receive the training you need to enter your trade prepared for success that impacts the world for Christ.

Why Choose Liberty’s Associate Degree in Technical Studies?

In addition to preparing you to pursue an apprenticeship toward journeyman and state certification, our residential A.A.S. in Technical Studies degree program offers you the opportunity to serve others while gaining relevant experience in Lynchburg and abroad. Through our student-run Habitat for Humanity Club and trips with LU Send Now, you will be able to give back while learning first-hand how to practice your trade in both construction and disaster relief situations. At Liberty, we not only prepare you for a career, but for a life that matters.

Our Technical Studies Associate Degree Program Information

  • Residential 
  • 65 total hours
  • Transfer up to 50% of your major-specific credits and 75% of your total degree.
  • Download and view our Degree Completion Plan.
  • View the course catalog.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.