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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

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Expand Your Perspective with an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

Our two-year A.A. online degree program exposes you to a range of disciplines and provides a solid educational base for future studies at the bachelor’s or professional level. You can design a program that fits your goals. If you’re not sure about your plans, it’s a great way to explore your options — and you’ll have the advantage of an associate degree.

In addition to taking the core general education requirements, you’ll work with your NVU Online advisor to select courses in your areas of academic and professional interest.