Earning your Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree online is as much about strengthening key skills like critical thinking and communication as it is about completing your bachelor’s degree. This meaningful milestone is just what you need to maximize already-earned credits and get a degree in the shortest amount of time – especially if you’re already working in a field you love.
At Southern New Hampshire University, you'll focus your BA in General Studies degree with a concentration that fits in with the coursework you’re pursuing and your interests. Concentrations include accounting, business, communication, creative writing, psychology, sport management and so much more. By tailoring your studies, you'll gain an edge in the job market.
In SNHU's online general studies program, you'll focus the curriculum with a concentration that matches your interests, professionally and personally. Your academic advisor will help you find the concentration that best fits your goals.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your BA in General Studies degree online at SNHU include:
For those who earn a general studies online degree, careers and other opportunities are numerous and varied. The broad critical-thinking skills you gain with a general studies online bachelor’s degree benefits many career paths and can be the next step toward accelerating your career.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals with a bachelor’s degree not only experience lower unemployment but also earn nearly twice as much as a working person without a degree. In fact, a bachelor's degree increases median lifetime earnings by 74 percent over a high school diploma, while a master's degree increases earnings by more than 100 percent, according to a 2011 study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
The general studies degree online curriculum ensures you receive a solid foundation in critical thinking that matches your interests and your timeline. The curriculum for the general studies degree is designed to offer a broad base of coursework that can be customized to your previous college experience and interests.
Develop an academic plan of study in alignment with a selected specialization within the General Studies major. Establish a rationale for specialization selection reflective of previous education experience, interest, and background toward future career goals.
Free Elective Credits: 60
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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