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College of Arts and Sciences
The world needs leaders to stand in front of the next generation and show them the way. Ashford University offers numerous online Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral programs, as well as an Associate’s path, to prepare you for the invaluable role of guiding learners or shaping educational initiatives. The College Arts and Sciences is committed to supporting students’ professional development through expertise in teaching delivered within a personalized and workforce-relevant academic community.
Through Ashford’s College of Arts and Sciences you can earn an online college degree in a number of subject areas ranging from Health Sciences, Education, and Behavioral Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences is the perfect way to take the next step in your career, no matter what your goals or passions are. Find the online degree that is right for you.
Explore Our Degrees
Ashford University is proud to offer programs in highly sought after educational areas, including liberal arts, education, behavioral sciences, and health sciences.
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Master of Arts in Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Services
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services
Doctor of Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Master of Arts in Health Care Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Health Informatics & Analytics
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College of Liberal Arts
"As an educator, my goal is to have students understand the content of the class and eventually be able to apply what they learn in their chosen fields."
- Dr. Tony Farrell
“I love teaching at Ashford because of our student body, which is rich with personal and professional experience that is often missing at places with younger student populations. The stories that I see relayed in papers and discussion boards are so moving and meaningful.”
- Dr. Justin Harrison
“I love working with students and helping to make a difference in someone’s life.”
- Dr. Trevor Belcher
"One thing I love about teaching is that it gives me an opportunity to inspire hope and instill a love of learning."
- Dr. Mingzhen Bao
“My dream job was to be a structural engineer until I stood in front of a classroom of knowledge-hungry, inner-city students. It was at that moment I knew my true purpose and career path was to be an educator."
- Dr. Newton Miller
“I feel that education is the strongest form of personal improvement, and I take great pride in helping students become better versions of themselves."
– Dr. Allison Rief