At Pace University, we believe earning a college degree is an essential step toward personal empowerment and career success—and it’s never too late to achieve this goal. Whether you have some or no college credits, we developed the 100% online Associate in Arts in General Arts and Sciences degree (AA) to help you reach this educational milestone on your own time without putting your personal and professional obligations on hold. We even offer the opportunity to transform your life and work experience into college credit with the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Offered by Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, this part-time associate degree incorporates critical coursework in English, communications, computing, and math to prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries. Our experienced faculty members and career services experts provide you with personalized career support by connecting you with employers, developing your interviewing skills, and creating a compelling resume.

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Flexibility for Your Career Goals

The comprehensive curriculum includes core courses that develop your writing, critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills. You also have the option to choose a concentration in the Humanities or Social Sciences and take a range of elective courses that suit your career goals.

Built for Today’s Driven Students

The associate degree is geared toward working individuals with some or no college credit who want to earn their first college degree and expand their career opportunities. Because the AA is offered part-time and 100% online, students can complete the degree on their own schedules. The AA program is also an excellent option for students who plan to continue their studies and earn a bachelor’s degree to advance their careers even further.

Individuals with an associate’s degree, on average, earn $300,000 more in their lifetime than individuals with a high school diploma alone.

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