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Associate Degree in General Studies Online

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Program Overview

An online associate degree in General Studies covers a range of essential topics that make up a quality liberal education. Besides being valuable in its own right, this degree program is the perfect way for students to explore different academic areas before pursuing a bachelor’s degree. At The University of Toledo, students follow a program of general studies through University College and select an area of concentration and related coursework not offered in traditional majors.

Benefits of UToledo

The University of Toledo is a 4 year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. As a student, you will enjoy: direct contact with your advisors and interactive faculty to help you achieve your goals. UToledo also has many resources that a large institution offers such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary.

Program Details

UT’s associate degree online program in general studies gives students far greater flexibility in their undergraduate plan of study. Working with a program advisor, students can design an individualized major by blending courses from a single department with related courses from several different departments. Students follow a general studies curriculum with the option to study one of the following ‘tracks’ or areas of interest: Criminal Justice, Health and Fitness, Introduction to Law and the Legal System, and Communications.


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An associate degree in general studies provides students with the credentials they need to enter the workforce, or it can serve as a stepping stone toward a bachelor’s degree. 

Many popular majors like criminal justice and communication include classes that must be completed by all majors; these classes align perfectly with the general studies curriculum.


Admission requirements

*Students who do not qualify for direct admission may be admitted to Exploratory Studies in University College.

Last Updated: 10/18/23