Associate of Arts in General Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies is designed to enhance the development of knowledge, methods, and skills foundational to educational advancement and applicable to academic, personal, and professional life.  Students will study English, history, science, math, and customizable electives online.  Create a concentration focused on a specific career path, or formulate a curriculum best preceding a baccalaureate degree.

Courses follow industry trends, devoted to relevance in today’s marketplace.  Develop proficiency in reading, writing, analysis, and problem-solving.  Explore professional goals and create a substantial approach to achieving them with APUS online today.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission