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Liberal Arts - Associate of Arts

Pursue your big dreams with Gateway’s new Liberal Arts - Associate of Arts transfer degree program! This two-year program is designed for students interested in earning a bachelor’s degree and covers general education requirements at most four-year institutions. The Associate of Arts degree will transfer to four-year colleges and universities including guaranteed admission to UW-Parkside, allowing you to save time and money on your education.

Liberal Arts Transfer Program

  • Earn your Associate of Arts transfer degree. This two-year program is perfect for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business, social and behavioral sciences, communications, arts and humanities.
  • High-quality education at Gateway provides a solid foundation for your bachelor’s degree thanks to expert faculty, small class sizes and helpful support services.
  • Save nearly 50% on the first two years of your education by starting at Gateway and transferring into a bachelor’s degree program.
  • Learn on your schedule. Take classes during the day, evenings or online, and the full-time path allows you to complete your associate degree in just 18 months.
  • Easily transfer to a four-year college at a junior status with 60 general education credits.
  • Students have the option to seamlessly transfer to UW-Parkside with guaranteed admission to complete your bachelor’s degree. The AA program fulfills all general education requirements at UW-Parkside.
  • Undecided? This program allows you to take a wide range of courses to fulfill your general education requirements and explore your interest before enrolling in a bachelor’s degree program. Know your goal? We’ll provide you with a pathway to ensure you’re on track for your bachelor’s degree.
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Program Credits



Elkhorn Campus, Kenosha Campus, Racine Campus

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $12,370
Books & Supplies: $1,545

Start Dates

Fall, Spring, Summer

Salary Outlook