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A.A. in General Studies

Program Overview

Develop Foundational Knowledge and Skills

Pursue a range of entry-level jobs or prepare for virtually any area of undergraduate study. Your fully online general studies degree combines a wide range of academic disciplines into one program.

Pursue a range of entry-level jobs or prepare for virtually any area of undergraduate study. Your fully online general studies degree combines a wide range of academic disciplines into one program.

Fast Facts

2

years, depending on transfer credits

60

total credit hours

$420

per credit hour

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  • Gain access to a dedicated enrollment counselor who is ready to answer all of your questions.
  • Take one more step towards achieving your career goals.

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Expand Your Career Possibilities

Develop the skills to be successful, regardless of your career plans. The online general studies degree provides you with a strong liberal arts education and foundation for immediate employment or additional study.

This program is designed for working adults who might not have the option to study in person. By earning your general studies degree online, you’ll be able to access course materials with you whenever and wherever it’s convenient. And because you can transfer up to half of the program’s credits, you’ll be able to earn your degree faster.

Curriculum

The online general studies degree provides a liberal arts perspective through accelerated general education coursework. You’ll study writing, communication, and global studies, along with electives that allow you to customize your studies.

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Program Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes

95%

95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation, according to the First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul.

44%

CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average, according to the graduate earning data source at https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.

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Admissions Requirements

To apply for the A.A. in General Studies from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The general studies degree from CSP costs $420 per credit hour. You can transfer a maximum 30 credit hours to get your total tuition cost down to $14,280. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.

Faculty

You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your general studies degree. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying at campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or asynchronous coursework. With our flexible online framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.

Online Experience

Financial Aid

In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 30 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

The number of courses in the general studies associate degree varies depending on elective coursework.

Online associate programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are $420 per credit hour.

This program is offered fully online from Concordia University, St. Paul.

The A.A. in General Studies will have six start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, July, September, and October.

The program’s 60 credit hours can be completed in as little as two years. However, your transfer credits will vary the time it takes you to complete the degree.

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