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Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts
Northern Virginia Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (VA)
$5,610
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$11,670
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
60
Annual In-State Tuition (VA)
$5,610
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$11,670
Earn your Liberal Arts degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Liberal Arts
Liberal Art studies consists of the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts. This field of study creates a broad foundation of skills that are adaptable and in high-demand in just about every industry. The Harvard Business Review reported that “employer demand for graduates with a liberal education is growing.” Businesses often seek out employees with a background in liberal arts because of their ability to think critically, provide analysis, and communicate effectively across multiple audiences. Careers range from art director, teacher, editor, public relations specialist, copywriter, and many more.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Virginia Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$187
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$5,610
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$389
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$11,670
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What is an associate’s degree?

An associate’s degree is a postsecondary degree typically completed in two years. Associate's programs offer students an affordable education in a field of their interest. Graduates may apply to careers in a relevant field, or transfer to a four-year university and earn a bachelor’s degree in just two additional years.

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About This College
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Northern Virginia Community College
Established in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is a public community college in Annandale, Virginia.
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Founded in 1895, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Its headquarters are in Decatur, Georgia.