An associate of arts degree can be a meaningful milestone on your journey toward a college degree or a springboard into the working world. Graduates with associates degrees in liberal arts are eligible for entry-level administrative and managerial positions in a wide range of fields - from business to social services, retail and more.
Your associate degree coursework in Liberal Arts at the Southern New Hampshire University will expose you to a broad range of topics and help you develop skills that will be of great value both in the workplace and in furthering your education.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed.
A liberal arts education helps students develop a sense of social responsibility, strong and transferable intellectual and practical skills such as communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills in real-world settings.
In short, you can go almost anywhere - professionally and personally - with a liberal arts degree. Your liberal arts degree studies at SNHU give you knowledge and skills you can build on throughout life.
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Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
All transcripts submitted must be official or attested copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be issued by the institution in a sealed and stamped envelope.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
International Merit Scholarship: As part of the commitment to international students and their academic achievement, Southern New Hampshire University offers merit-based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to SNHU.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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