Liberal Arts Online

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JBU's newest degree program – Liberal Arts – is an interdisciplinary studies degree that trains students to communicate effectively, to think creatively and critically, and to work across disciplines. Like other classic liberal arts programs, this degree aims to give graduates the ability to look at a lot of information and connect ideas, to solve problems, and to communicate with multiple stakeholders.

Offered 100% online, you can finish your degree in liberal arts from JBU from wherever you are in the world. Not sure if online learning is for you? Take our online assessment to help you decide. Your results are shown only to you, or you can choose to share them with your admissions counselor.

Visit the JBU Online Learning page to preview an online course and review the technical requirements and expectations for online students.


Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to the online liberal arts degree completion program are:

  • Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit
  • GPA of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work

Candidates who meet some but not all of these requirements may appeal for admission consideration. Please visit with your admissions counselor for further information.


Admissions Process

There are five start dates per year. In order to be considered for admission into the liberal arts online degree program, you must submit the following: