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Our affordable general education certificate

Earn college credits to put toward an advanced degree while gaining a well-rounded range of knowledge and practical skills you can put to use as you continue to pursue the career path of your choice. From English composition and basic biology to economics and American government, the wide range of topics covered will serve you well as you work toward your career goals.

So what sets us apart? When you enroll in our Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies, you will have the freedom to fit your studies into your life. With elective courses in science, humanities, and fine arts, you will have flexibility in both the subjects and the schedule you choose. You’ll also have the option to put credits earned toward an associate degree in General Studies or a more specialized degree from Ashworth College.

Online General Studies Certificate Curriculum

The General Studies Undergraduate Certificate curriculum provides a well-rounded foundation for furthering your education or fulfilling general education requirements. Your online classes include:

  • English Composition
  • College Algebra
  • Science Elective
  • Social Science Elective

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Credits to apply toward an Ashworth College degree
  • Academic support by email, phone, or online, and personalized career guidance


With a range of electives in different subjects, you will graduate with the diverse skill set you need to take the next step.


Start with a broad knowledge of different subjects and determine the direction you want to take your career.


Work full-time? Got a busy family life? Study from anywhere on a schedule that works for you.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Taking an online general education college course makes sense for busy people who are ready for college-level study but don’t want to enroll in a full degree program. Keep your current job as you earn your general studies certificate from home, and graduate with the equivalent of one semester of college coursework. You’ll have a solid foundation of knowledge and a general studies certificate that will be an impressive asset in the career marketplace.

Yes! Every student at Ashworth College gains access to the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that helps you work through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. Use the career tools as much as you like to prepare professional documents for your job search. Once you’ve graduated, you can come back to the Ashworth College Central Network at any time.

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete the online general education college course program. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Enrolling in a general education certificate is a smart first step in higher education and a successful career. If you want a more specialized program, we have those too, such as:

Related programs from our partner school, Penn Foster

Through our partner schools Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College, students can take advantage of a range of related programs that offer the flexibility and affordability of Ashworth College. Discover how you can balance work, life, and school to develop the skills to help you advance in your current career or help you take the next steps toward building a new one.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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