Online Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree prepares individuals with introductory knowledge of the Arts and Sciences, critical thinking and communication skills, biblical and ethical foundations, and habits and skills for lifelong learning.

Many students will choose to seamlessly transition to one of HIU's 100% online Bachelor's degree programs upon completion of their Associate of Arts.

HIU online programs are designed to provide optimal flexibility, allowing students to maintain demanding responsibilities including career, family and personal life.

Students will receive top-level career skills with coursework grounded in Christian values and ethical principles.

The FastTrack toward your graduate degree. For students continuing on to a Bachelor's degree program upon completion of their A.A., 'Transition' courses provide students with the opportunity to take classes that can earn credit toward both their Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in the future. Visit to learn more.

Students are partnered with an Academic Coach who is committed to student success from start to finish. The Academic Coach will assist with designing a schedule tailored to meet academic goals, help with any program related questions and provide resources and tips that will lead to success inside the classroom and beyond.