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Frequently Asked Questions

CareerPLUS Degree

Degree Options

The CareerPLUS program offers online degrees at the Associate’s and Bachelor’s levels through Clarke University. Designated CareerPLUS micro courses and/or badges are aligned with credit-bearing Clarke undergraduate courses, allowing micro courses or badges to easily be converted to academic credit through a process called Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) after an individual has been admitted as a degree-seeking student at Clarke.

Associate of Arts (AA)

The CareerPLUS Associate of Arts (AA) degree program is tailored toward working professionals. Whether you have earned some college credit or no college credit, the CareerPLUS Associate of Arts degree is affordable, online, and relevant to the needs of adult learners.

Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS)

The CareerPLUS Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) in Liberal Studies degree program is tailored toward working professionals and allows students to design their own major. The CareerPLUS BAS degree is affordable, online, and relevant to the needs of adult learners. Note: To pursue a BAS degree at Clarke, you must have first already hold an AA, AS, or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, but if you do not yet hold an Associate or Bachelor’s degree, you have the option of earning an AA degree through Clarke’s CareerPLUS program.