Finish Your Bachelor’s Online at CSP Global
CSP Global’s online B.A. in General Studies empowers you to personalize your degree with 15 elective courses and four areas of emphasis – business, health care, technology, and the general track. Learn from expert faculty members in a supportive online environment to build skills in communication, critical thinking, leadership, and more. Then, complete a culminating Capstone course to solidify your learning and graduate with a customized degree in as little as two years.
An Online Bachelor’s for Real-World Skills
With an online B.A. in General Studies from CSP Global, you’ll enter the next phase of your career with valuable skills for any work environment. Choose an emphasis in business to enter a field with a median income of $76,850,2 or study health care or technology to pursue opportunities that come with the high job growth in these fields.3,4 Graduate in as little as two years ready to pursue your goals with a degree that’s customized to your needs.Career Outlook
Choose From 4 Emphasis Areas
With four emphasis areas, CSP Global’s B.A. in General Studies online program allows you to personalize your learning. Choose an emphasis in business, health care, technology, or general studies to graduate with the real-world skills most relevant to your goals.
Develop fundamental skills in essential business topics such as accounting, marketing, human resources, and more.
General Studies Emphasis
Build skills in communication, critical thinking, professionalism, and leadership to graduate with a degree that’s shaped by your own goals and interests.
Health Care Emphasis
Study a range of topics including biology, health care business, and management to build foundational health care knowledge.
Gain an upper hand in the technology industry by studying data analysis, information technology, and management while building relevant skills for the real world.
Customize Your Studies to Fit Your Goals
120 credit hours
4 emphasis areas
The online B.A. in General Studies will prepare you for the next step in your career with new skills in communication, critical thinking, leadership, and more. Complete the general education core plus an emphasis in business, health care, technology, or the general track. You’ll also choose 15 elective courses to earn a degree that’s personalized to your needs.
- SSS 225: Career Strategies
- SSS 450: General Studies Capstone
- 14 courses in your chosen area of emphasis
- 15 free choice elective courses
Start Your Journey Today
No application fee
Transfer up to 90 credits
To apply for the online B.A. in General Studies from CSP Global, you’ll need:
|Completed online application|
|Official transcripts from your previous regionally accredited institution(s)|
An Affordable Online Bachelor’s
$420 per credit hour
$50,400 total tuition
CSP Global is proud to be the most affordable private college in the Twin Cities. The general studies bachelor’s degree online costs $420 per credit hour, and you can transfer up to 90 credit hours to lower your total tuition cost to $12,600. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.Learn More
What You’ll Learn
Study on your schedule with CSP Global’s general studies bachelor’s degree online program. You’ll build valuable skills in communication, critical thinking, adaptability, professionalism, and leadership. Choose an emphasis in business, health care, technology, or general studies to earn a degree that’s customized to your goals and interests. Before graduation, you’ll also complete a culminating Capstone course to solidify your learning.
Upon completion of the online B.A. in General Studies, you will be able to:
- Effectively convey information to others through speaking, writing, and listening.
- Evaluate and synthesize knowledge and resources to proactively respond to identified needs.
- Change and adapt in response to new situations or challenges.
- Demonstrate professional attitudes and behaviors including effective time management, responsibility, engagement, and respect.
- Motivate and guide others toward a common goal.
Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of our asynchronous programs, designed for your busy lifestyle. With our flexible cohort framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.Online Experience
In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.Tuition & Aid
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.
Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward the online B.A. in General Studies. You can learn more on our admissions page.
Without transfer credits, completing 120 credit hours at $420 per credit hour totals $50,400. However, with the maximum transfer credits (90), your total tuition could be as low as $12,600 before scholarships and financial aid.
Additionally, Minnesota residents who are incoming first-year or transfer students accepted into an eligible undergraduate program may qualify for the CSP Pell Commitment. If awarded, the CSP Pell Commitment covers the recipient’s full tuition balance remaining after the Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant, and other scholarships have been applied. Learn more about the CSP Pell Commitment or talk to your enrollment counselor today.
Online undergraduate programs from CSP Global are $420 per credit hour.
The online B.A. in General Studies includes a total of 120 credit hours. The number of credit hours you complete at CSP Global may vary based on your transfer credits. You can learn more about coursework for the online B.A. in General Studies at CSP Global on the courses page.
The online B.A. in General Studies is only available online. This allows you to study in the times and locations that are best for you throughout your entire program without a requirement of ever coming to campus.
You can complete the program in as little as two years. However, the total time it takes you to complete your degree may vary based on transfer credits. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.
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