Your unique career. Your unique degree.

Your personal and professional goals are defined by you alone. Shouldn’t your degree work the same way? Loyola University New Orleans now offers an Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree designed for busy working adults seeking to develop marketable skills while earning a nationally recognized degree.

Whether you want to advance your career or complete a degree you started elsewhere, this flexible program grants you the freedom to define your course of study and pursue that path from the comfort of your home. Students gain a strong foundation in critical thinking, communication, and information literacy skills, then pursue elective concentrations in the Humanities or Social Sciences. Humanities courses explore the elements of arts and culture that make us human, such as history, philosophy, languages, or religious studies. Social Sciences courses, such as psychology, sociology, and political science, enhance students’ understanding of the forces and behaviors that govern the world around us.

Whatever your interests, you’ll hone real-world skills that will help you immediately stand out in today’s job market. Online students also enjoy unlimited access to Loyola’s Career Development Center, where seasoned career counselors will aid in your search for a rewarding professional path. Request information on the Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program today.

87% of Loyola graduates have started their career or are enrolled in advanced study within six months of graduation.

Discover your full potential.

Loyola’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program offers courses in many top-ranked Loyola programs, such as history, sociology, philosophy, and criminal justice. Depending on your focus area, this valuable credential can immediately improve your career prospects and earning power in positions with high growth potential, like:

  • Sales Account Associate
  • General Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Assistant Buyer

After earning the Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, if you are interested in pursuing higher-level careers in the field, we encourage you to continue on to Loyola’s nationally recognized, online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. With a top-ranked bachelor’s in interdisciplinary arts, you’ll be prepared for rewarding careers in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors.

Flexible online courses, taught by experts.

Loyola’s online Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies consists of 60 credit hours broken down as follows:

  • 24 hours of Major courses
  • 36 hours of Loyola Core courses

Major courses will depend upon your area of focus and will vary from semester to semester. To view a helpful breakdown of program requirements, you can download the Humanities degree program course listing (DPCL) or the Social Sciences DPCL.

Apply in 3 easy steps.

We know you’re busy, which is why we’ve made applying to Loyola’s online programs as simple as possible. Follow these three steps to start on a path that will transform your career and your life.

Step 1: Talk to us.

Fill out the request form to talk to a dedicated enrollment specialist who will answer any questions you have about the program you’re interested in, how online learning at Loyola works, financial aid, or the application process.

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Step 2: Apply.

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Step 3: Submit your documents.

An enrollment specialist will help you determine exactly which documents you need to submit and will even help you get your transcripts from past institutions!

Visit our admissions page to learn more or feel free to give us a call at (844) 490-6766.