Choose from a wide range of courses within the Associate of Arts in General Studies curriculum.
Pursue a college credential that aligns with your career interests by choosing an associate’s degree specialization at University of Maryland Global Campus. Study the general associate’s curriculum to gain a breadth of applicable knowledge, and then select a specialization to start building a foundation for your future.
The associate’s degree program is available to non-Maryland residents, military servicemembers, veterans, and more. Learn more about the complete eligibility requirements for associate’s degrees.
About the Associate of Arts in General Studies
In this 60-credit associate’s degree program, you’ll complete 35 general education credits. For the remaining 25 credits, choose a general curriculum or one of the specialized curriculum areas outlined below.
If you anticipate seeking a bachelor's degree, you should select courses that will advance that goal.
AA in General Studies Specialized Curriculum Areas
Why Earn an Associate of Arts at UMGC?
With a variety of specialized curriculum areas, earning an Associate of Arts at UMGC can help you gain in-demand skills and knowledge or get a head start on a bachelor’s degree.