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Embark on an intellectual journey that knows no boundaries with our Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (AAIDS) program. Offering the flexibility of fully online learning, this 60-credit program invites you to explore the intersection of diverse fields, expanding your horizons and empowering you to thrive in any career path or further study.
With an emphasis on critical inquiry, metacognition, and ethical awareness, our practical approach equips you with invaluable skills and broad-based knowledge across humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Unleash your potential to explain, problem-solve, and create, while enjoying the freedom to tailor your education to your unique interests and aspirations.
Take the first step towards a limitless future with the AAIDS program.
What exactly is the AAIDS degree program?
The Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (AAIDS) degree program is designed to foster a well-rounded educational foundation. AAIDS empowers you with vital communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Embrace the freedom to customize your degree based on your current and future career aspirations. Expand your expertise by focusing on a specific subject area through a carefully curated selection of courses.
Whether you envision yourself excelling in business, healthcare, quality management, digital marketing, or even a unique combination of disciplines, AAIDS offers you the opportunity to shape your educational journey and unlock a world of boundless opportunities.
The AAIDS degree also serves as a stepping stone toward a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (BAIDS) degree, building upon the strong foundation you have established. Your academic journey can continue to unfold, empowering you to delve deeper into interdisciplinary exploration, refine your expertise, and chart a course toward your chosen future.
Is the AAIDS program right for you?
AAIDS is the ideal choice for students who have earned previous college credit and are looking for a program that maximizes flexibility and freedom in course selection. The Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers you eight open electives, allowing for seamless transfer of credits from other institutions. Embrace the opportunity to shape your educational journey, combining your existing knowledge with a diverse range of disciplines, and unlock a world of possibilities.
What are some potential career paths?
According to an April 2022 report by Payscale, (https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Degree=Associate_of_Arts_(AA)%2C_Multidisciplinary_Studies/Salary the top careers for those who successfully complete their AAIDS included:
- Software Developer - average salary $60,491
- Sr. Operations Manager - average salary $82,409
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 6 undergraduate sessions. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply fill out the Request More Information form and an admission counselor will contact you. Your admission counselor can also help you explore financial options and walk you through the application process, which involves completing an application form and providing undergraduate transcripts.