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A general studies degree could be your key to the future

Acquire the skills you need to make the next move in your career. If you’re active-duty military, retired military, a veteran, a spouse of active-duty military personnel, or full or part-time reservist – our general studies degree can help put you on a path to a new future.

Develop your writing, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities and get a solid foundation in liberal arts and sciences. With this online general studies degree program, you can improve your time management, organizational and interpersonal communication skills – and do it by taking one course at a time. An online degree program allows you to find the balance between school, work and family, so you can get a quality education that you can be proud of.

We know you’re the type that will stop at nothing to achieve your dreams – and we’re behind you. From day one, you’ll get the support you need to earn your general studies degree online. You’ll have access to a hub of valuable student resources and learn curriculum taught by a dedicated faculty with years of industry experience.

Already have college credits? This degree program allows you to transfer in up to 45 credits of college-level coursework, military training and national testing to partially fulfill the requirements. This general studies degree program includes a professional focus that will appear on your transcript.



Discover our online general studies degree program:




Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus:

If you’re thinking about pursuing a civilian career or furthering your military career, this degree program can lay the foundation you’ll need to make your next move. You’ll study communication arts, mathematics, science, technology, humanities and social science, from a faculty averaging 20 years of professional experience. Earn your general studies degree online with coursework that improves your oral and written communication skills. Develop the time management and organization skills you’ll need for whatever lies ahead.



Why Phoenix?

The programs within the College of Humanities and Sciences encourage students to focus their studies around their professional goals and interests. No matter which path you take, you’ll gain valuable problem solving and critical thinking skills that can help you broaden your knowledge base. We want to help you get the credit you deserve for the hard work you put in. If you have a wealth of knowledge and experience from work or military training, you can transfer your credits to earn your degree faster.

Career guidance
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In our Student Section, you’ll find helpful resources and tips that’ll help you prepare for student life and take on the challenge of earning your degree.
Transfer credits
You deserve to get the recognition you deserve for the hard work you’ve already put in. Transfer eligible credits to your University of Phoenix degree program.

If you have questions about how to enroll, fill out the request for information form and we’ll put you in contact with an Enrollment Representative.

Your future is in reach. Earn your general studies degree from the University of Phoenix – and start on the path to higher education and a brighter career.