Choose Hodges U for Your Associate in Arts General Education Degree
Ready for a Change?
If you are considering a new career path but aren’t exactly sure where that path might lead, the General Education Associate in Arts Degree is the place to start. An AA Degree in General Studies from Hodges University will help prepare you for a multitude of career paths and future opportunities while providing you with a well-rounded education in liberal arts. You will broaden your knowledge in a variety of areas such as humanities and social sciences, literacy, communications, and critical thinking while preparing to pursue future academic goals of higher education and personal interests.
Preparing for YOUR Future
A General Education Associate in Arts Degree from Hodges U will prepare you to pursue future degrees in fields such as:
- Criminal Justice
- Digital Design and Graphics
- Health Sciences
- Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant (Pre-PTA)
- And so much more!
With an Associate of Arts Degree in General Education, you will be improving your opportunities in any field you choose. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in 2013, associate degree-holders have salaries that are an estimated $10,000 higher than those of high school graduates (www.nces.ed.gov).
Possible Career Paths Include:
While no result is guaranteed, Graduates with Associate Degrees earn an average salary of $52,000 per year and hold jobs such as:
- Office Manager – $31,892 – $67,475
- Executive Asst – $36,598 – $76,364
- Retail Store Manager – $30,791 – $69,380
- Property Manager – $29,881 – $72,251
- Project Manager, Construction – $46,173 – $109,819
Katelyn Anderson - Interdisciplinary Studies
Tell us a little about yourself and your life:
I am a single mom of two wonderful boys, ages 7 and 9. I am currently a deputy sheriff with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. I live with my parents and support them financially due to my dad being disabled.
My biggest challenge is day-to-day life. I wanted to set an example for my children that no matter how hard life is or how busy a person is, a person will make time for the important things. So as a mom, I make time for them by helping with homework, attending Ju-Jitsu, being their Cub Scouts leader and camping once a month. As a daughter, I help support my parents financially and emotionally when things get hard. As a law enforcement officer, I go to work each day and leave my problems at the door, so I can step up and help whoever calls. I overcome my challenges by applying interdisciplinary thinking to each situation and always keep the final goal in mind. As long as I am heading towards the light at the end of the tunnel, no speed bump will keep me down.
What does receiving a degree at Hodges mean to you?
This degree will be a reminder to my kids that even in our hardest time in life and while struggling, anything can happen as long as you work hard and never give up.