Online Associate Degrees in Humanities
Upon graduation, students may either seek entry-level employment or transfer their credits into a baccalaureate-level program. Associate-level graduates may seek employment opportunities in government, social services, education, and business.
- Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
- Program Length: Two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Bachelor’s Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 17% (2010-2020)*
An associate-level humanities degree program may include a combination of general education requirements and major-specific courses for the chosen area of concentration. Students may complete courses such as business writing, fine art appreciation, world cultures, and minority studies. Possible areas of concentration for a humanities associate degree program may include the following:
- Foreign Languages
Associate-level humanities graduates may seek employment opportunities in business, law firms, social services, education, and government. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, humanities employment opportunities for those pursuing careers as technical writers are projected to increase by 17% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Technical Writer
- Computer Programmer
- Public Relations Specialist
Students who successfully complete an online associate degree in humanities may continue their education and transfer their credits into a baccalaureate-level degree program. A humanities graduate degree program may provide students with additional critical-thinking, writing, and creative problem-solving skills.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook