Associate in Arts Degree
Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota offers an online Associate of Arts degree. The innovative online format allows working students the opportunity to earn a useful degree while still fulfilling current career and family obligations. The online program is comprised of the same courses as the traditional classroom, with courses to be taught through a virtual venue.
The Associate in Arts Degree is a Liberal Arts degree that gives students the opportunity to explore a variety of fields, including psychology, history, literature, physical science, life science, math and statistics. The benefit of taking a broad spectrum of courses is the end result of a clear focus on the degree concentration to pursue with a bachelor's degree program. The 60 credit hour program is designed for students who have yet to decided on a particular field of study or career path. Graduates of the A.A. degree program can use the degrees writing and professional skills for career advancement in a current job position. The Associate of Arts degree is the foundation for many higher educational goals and can open opportunities in business, health care and the sciences. The general studies curriculum, develops skills and knowledge in writing, interpersonal skills and critical thinking abilities. An example of the varied courses a student will choose from to broaden their education include:
Graduates of the Associate of Arts degree program, with the advantage of a varied undergraduate study, can seek career opportunities in the entry-level job market, or the students who intend to pursue bachelor's degrees can use the A.A as the deciding path for future bachelor degree concentrations. The Associate of Arts degree is intended to provide a foundation for further study. Most graduates will continue their studies in a specific area and pursue careers in a related field. Colleges that offer an Associate level program often have transfer agreements with four-year institutions that allow students to transfer some or all of credit hours earned toward a bachelor's degree. Students still need to meet the admission requirements of the four-year school and be in touch with the future schools enrollment staff to ensure acceptance.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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