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💲 Tuition per credit hour: $282 (in-state & Canadian) / $352 (out-of-state online) / $480 (New England)  Learn more

🎓 60 credits (optional 15-credit concentrations) 🌐 100% online format

Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

The online Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies is an accredited, affordable degree program that can be completed on a flexible schedule. A comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum provides students with a solid academic foundation in English composition, math, science, humanities and the arts. 

Students also may choose optional 15-credit online concentrations:

Psychology or Mental Health and Rehabilitation: In addition to providing foundational skills desired by employers in these fields, students who complete one of these optional concentrations will be prepared to pursue higher-level education in UMaine Machias’ online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Community Studies.

Creative Writing*: Students take multiple workshops in the genre of their choice: fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry as well as a course in the graphic novel.

Digital Media Production*: Students take courses in digital video production, digital audio production and podcasting, Adobe Creative Cloud and business.

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Required courses

To learn more about the coursework in this program, visit the UMaine Machias Course Catalog.


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