This liberal arts degree program is designed to allow the student to reach their personal educational goals.
We also offer the B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies fully online.
- communications skills
- diversity and global awareness
- social science
- natural science and math
- religion and philosophy
Change Your Future
Find out more about the program and connect with an enrollment specialist!
Credit Hours: 120
Cost/Credit Hour: $430
Format: On-campus or Online
Est. Completion Time: 12-20 months
Courses are offered in an accelerated format both online through our distant learning program and on campus during convenient evening hours.
Career Paths and Job Outlook
A liberal arts degree has median annual wages of $50,000, with people working in fields like educational instruction, libraries, office and administrative support, sales, or marketing.*
Top-employing occupations for people with a liberal arts degree include teachers in health specialties, postsecondary (21% projected growth from 2019-2029); elementary school teachers, excluding special education (4% projected growth from 2019-2029); and, lawyers (4% projected growth from 2019-2029).
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, majoring in liberal arts provides a foundation for study toward a professional degree, such as law. Many types of graduate programs are open to qualified applicants from any field of study, including liberal arts.
*Domingo Angeles and Brian Roberts, "Putting your liberal arts degree to work," Career Outlook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, August 2017.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Field of degree: Liberal arts, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/field-of-degree/liberal-arts/liberal-arts-field-of-degree.htm (visited September 08, 2021).
How to Apply
- Complete a free online application.
- Meet with an admission counselor.
- Send us your official college transcripts directly from the school to Bethel. They can be mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to AGSAdmission@BethelUniversity.edu.
- Complete the FAFSA using Bethel's school code: 001787 to be considered for state and federal need-based aid.
- Complete an application online.
- Schedule an information meeting with an Enrollment Counselor one of two ways:
- Bethel University requires official transcripts from each college/university attended. They can be mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to agsadmission@BethelUniversity.edu.
- Complete FAFSA and contact financial aid at 574.807.7326 if you are seeking any kind of federal or state financial assistance.
Next Start Date
Financial aid for adult and graduate students is available. Contact our Financial Aid Office at 574.807.7326 or Sabrina.Citte@BethelUniversity.edu to learn more about your options.
Request Information: Fill out the form or connect with an admission counselor to learn more!
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