Alliance University’s mission is to provide a Christian academic environment where students can gain a liberal arts education that will serve as a foundation for the pursuit of lifelong learning, ethical living, and a successful career.

Our Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences allows students to explore a rich selection of courses in different fields (and according to their diverse interests) in order to help them gain relevant information and broaden their understanding of several academic disciplines in the arts and sciences.

Alliance University also values our STEMS (science, technology, engineering, math, and statistics) programs. Each one is designed to give our students the necessary foundation for a career or further study in STEMS.

Why Study Liberal Arts & Sciences with an Allied Health Sciences Focus at Alliance University?

This degree is ideal for students interested in a variety of academic fields, but who are not yet ready to commit to a major. Students learn how to think critically, communicate effectively, make connections across extensive fields of knowledge, and cultivate new interests, skills, and talents—all while expanding their vision of the world.

In addition, the majority of the credits earned as part of this program can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree. In fact, graduates who have planned their programs carefully can transfer into certain bachelor’s degree programs as juniors.

Small Class Sizes

Cutting-Edge Lab Research

Emerging Technology

What Will I Study?

In addition to choosing a foreign language and social science, mathematics, art history, laboratory science, and liberal arts electives, you will also study the following:

  • Global Literature
  • Information Literacy
  • Philosophy
  • World Civilizations
  • Writing

Students that complete this program will be equipped to:

  • Read biological literature, write proficiently, and communicate effectively using appropriate scientific terminology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core principles of the life sciences.
  • Thrive in entry-level careers or undergraduate school.
  • Develop the technical skills to be competent in the laboratory.

Career Opportunities

Given that so many employers want a college-educated workforce, an associate degree opens the door to a wide variety of entry-level positions.

Our Graduates

Having acquired a range of skills in the areas of learning, research, critical thinking, and writing, graduates of our program are better qualified to respond to the demands of an increasingly competitive job market.



“The professors at Alliance University possess great subject knowledge and research experience, and bring that to the classroom to produce a great learning environment. In addition, they all find ways to incorporate their faith into their classes. Studying at Alliance University has really helped me to see that I can pursue my dream career and harmonize new research with my Christian faith.”

Katherine Oldfield

Class of 2016


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