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Associate Degree in General Studies

Design your Degree with an Online General Studies Degree Program

How far could you get in your career, and in life, with the right college degree? Now, imagine how much farther with a personalized degree program, one where you could build your own degree—online! At University of the Cumberlands, we have the general studies associate degree program you need because it’s the program you personalize!

What is an Associate of General Studies?

A general studies associate degree lets you put together a varied and flexible degree program to fit your needs, merging core professional skills with your choice of concentration to create your own general studies associate degree. Explore lots of options or transfer in credits from other programs.

It’s the perfect degree program for working professionals already established in a career, who want to prepare for advancement opportunities and are looking to capitalize on prior learning experiences. Transfer credit from previously taken college courses and shorten your time to graduation.

With core coursework in math, science, culture, history, and faith, whatever undergraduate degree level you pursue, you’ll benefit from a well-rounded education of Arts & Sciences curriculum. And you’ll gain the foundational skills in professionalism, communication, and critical thinking that traditionally comes with a college education.

What can you do with a General Studies Degree?

A general studies associate degree program gives you the ability to tailor your education to your goals. After completing 12 credit hours of work in core professional areas such as personal finance and business communications, you’ll choose an applicable concentration to round out your Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science in General Studies. Concentration options include business, health and fitness, behavioral science, education, technology, media, Christian studies, humanities and STEM.

Bottom line, you design your degree, AAS or AS General Studies, to your future. Plus, you can use your associate degree as a stepping stone to a bachelor’s in general studies down the line. 

So, what can you do with general studies associate degree online program? Imagine the possibilities.


The costs for general associate degrees at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

Prepare for your brighter future with a personalized General Studies degree from University of the Cumberlands. Discover why University of the Cumberlands is one of the best test-optional colleges in KY for your degree-seeking educational dreams. Contact us today to learn more about our variety of online bachelor’s and associate degree programs.

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world. Your career opportunities are almost limitless with this program.