College of Humanities and Sciences

Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus



Next session begins AUGUST 13.
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Location 85040 Please enter a 5 digit valid zipcode
Format: Online Campus Competency Based Education Online & Campus Not Available

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What you'll study

You're always thinking about that next move—pursuing a civilian career, enhancing your military career or acquiring new knowledge. Our Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus* is designed to give you the skills you need to realize those goals, including time management, organization, critical thinking, writing and interpersonal communication.

You may be able to transfer up to 45 credits of college-level coursework, military training and national testing to partially fulfill the requirements of this degree. This program includes a professional focus that will appear on your transcript.

Speak with an Enrollment Representative to find out if the Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus is right for you.

*This program is only available to active-duty military, retired military, veterans, spouses of active-duty military personnel, full or part-time reservists, National Guard members, Coast Guard members or Department of Defense employees.

This program is not financial aid eligible.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn
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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

Customize your degree

Upon successful completion of one of our en route options, you will receive a certificate or associates as well as your degree without adding more cost or time.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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