College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Programs

Make an Impact with Communications or Justice Administration

If you’re passionate about the humanities and challenging your worldview, our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Programs at DeVry University may offer a fulfilling path for you. Through our online and hybrid College of Liberal Arts and Sciences programs, you’ll explore different ways to think critically about the world around you, and discover how those new thought patterns can help you grow as a person and a professional.

Get to know Our Liberal Arts and Sciences Degrees

Our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Program courses include concepts and real-world applications across the communications and justice administration fields, and are taught by knowledgeable and experienced professors. Plus, through our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Specializations, you can tailor your education to help you prepare for the career you want. Take a look at our undergraduate programs and specializations below.

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Area Of Study

Liberal Arts

If you want to make an impact on your community, our justice administration and communications programs might be for you. Through our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences programs, you’ll explore how to think critically about the world around you.

Degree Level

Tech-Empowered Learning

Technology is the backbone of every profession. It drives our systems, delivers quality assurance, and improves accuracy and speed. That’s why DeVry’s degree programs use our distinct approach, tech-empowered learning. In your classroom, you can learn using various systems and software that bring the course material to life.

Everything you need as a student is on our easy-to-navigate digital hub, DeVryYOU. You can collaborate with peers and faculty. Or, take part in media-rich, dynamic class discussions. Our time-management tools help you to stay on track with your classes. There are tools such as e-Tutoring, our mobile app and digital textbooks right at your fingertips. Tech-empowered learning is at the heart of everything we do to prepare you for the modern workplace.

FAQ: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree Programs at DeVry


What is a liberal arts and sciences degree?

A liberal arts and sciences degree is a degree focused on the study of the humanities from an interdisciplinary perspective. Some common disciplines within this field include anthropology, philosophy, literature, history and theater. Liberal arts covers a wide range of concepts and can help students develop critical thinking skills and a better understanding of these subjects. A liberal arts and sciences degree can be focused on a specific subject within this field, though you may gain a general understanding of several subjects while working towards an online liberal arts degree.


What liberal arts courses are offered at DeVry?

Whether your interest lies in communications or justice administration, DeVry has courses ranging from Business Communication to Ethics and Criminal Justice. To see courses that can be taken within the Liberal Arts area of study, visit our justice administration and criminal justice courses page and/or our business and management courses page.


What can I learn in the communications classes?

The courses within the Communications Degree program span a broad range of topics related to business marketing, corporate communications writing and more. A few of the core learning areas you might study include technical writing, small group communication, business policy and beyond.


What can I learn in justice administration classes?

In our Justice Administration Degree program, you’ll cover topics like the correctional system, multiculturalism, drugs in society and more. Your coursework may also vary per the degree specialization you choose. Examples of core learning areas for justice administration students can range from correctional counseling, criminal justice research, victimology and more.


Can I transfer credits?

We believe you deserve credit for coursework you’ve already completed. Learn how DeVry can help you apply qualifying credits―up to 80 credit hours―toward an applicable degree program1. Qualifying transfer credit can help make it faster and more affordable to complete your bachelor's degree.


Is a liberal arts and sciences degree worth it?

A liberal arts and sciences degree is a type of educational credential that can be applied to many fields. Because this type of degree is geared in part toward human pursuits and inquiries, it can require high-level critical thinking skills that are applicable to many areas of the professional world. By earning a liberal arts degree, you can not only gain skills to showcase on your resume, but also have the chance to improve your own critical thinking skills, which may enable you to dive deeper into a chosen field.


What types of liberal arts and sciences degrees are offered at DeVry?

While we don’t offer a degree specifically in liberal arts, we offer several degree programs under our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in liberal arts-related areas of study. These degree programs include:


How does an online College of Liberal Arts degree program differ from a hybrid College of Liberal Arts degree program at DeVry?

As with all of our areas of study, an online degree program differs from a hybrid degree program in that an online degree program is 100% online while a hybrid program provides a blend ofonline and in-person learning.


Which career outlooks can a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree program help you prepare for?

Since the field of liberal arts is broad and varied – from communications to justice administration, for example – your career outlook will vary depending on the program you choose.


How much does a College of Liberal Arts degree program at DeVry cost?

The cost of your program varies depending on the specific degree you choose to pursue, the number of transfer credits you already have and the scholarships or financial aid that you may qualify for. Visit our admissions page for more information about applying to our College of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree programs, or head to our Tuition and Financial Aid page for more info.


1At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.