Hear From Our Students

At Montclair State University, we know that the path to degree completion might look different for everyone. Whether you are returning to complete your undergraduate degree from Montclair or are transferring from another institution, you will receive personalized support and guidance to finish what you started every step of the way. Hear from some of our recent graduates about their experience and what motivated them to return.

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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies graduates at May 2023 Commencement.

Accelerated & Online

Students enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program can complete their degree in as little as 18 months. A carefully developed and focused curriculum, in conjunction with the personalized guidance of a University College Success Coach, ensure students stay on track to graduation.

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Flexible & Supportive

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program is designed around the diverse and busy lives of working adults over the age of 25 who are looking to continue their college education but need the support and flexibility of a non-traditional undergraduate degree program. Classes are fully online and are scheduled in 8-week terms. This provides maximum flexibility for busy adults while allowing for an accelerated degree completion timeline.

Sample Curriculum

Chris Taite, an inaugural graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies online degree completion program, delivers his student speech at the May 2023 Commencement ceremony.

Next Steps

From the point of admission to graduation, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program work directly with an academic Success Coach. The Success Coach guides students through the transfer credit evaluation process, ensures accurate course registration, and provides support towards degree completion.

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Different factors may impact what your out-of-pocket costs are, including when you plan to attend, how many credit hours you will take, and if you qualify for financial aid. Students in our degree completion program only pay undergraduate tuition; all student fees are waived. We can also help you explore your Financial Aid options, including loans, scholarships, and grants, like The Garden State Guarantee Program.

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Contact Us

For more information about the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program, please contact us.

Lisa Williams
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Jane Sanchez Swain
Assistant Director for Degree Completion Programs

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