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
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.
The Higher Learning Commission
A member of the North Central Association, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60602, 800.621.7440.The Higher Learning Commission A member of the North Central Association 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60602 (800) 621-7440