Value of Liberal Arts Degrees

The Value of Liberal Arts Degrees

There’s a lot of buzz about the value of a liberal arts degree today. Iowa’s 25 private colleges deliver the rigor and rich academic experience today’s employers seek. Employers are finding that employees with liberal arts degrees deliver a more creative, solution-oriented approach to business problems.

What is a Liberal Arts Degree?

The core principles of liberal arts degrees:

  • The liberal arts education allows students to explore a variety of academic disciplines rather than pursuing very specific training.
  • It provides students a broad base of knowledge and critical thinking skills.
  • Throughout their coursework, students develop an understanding and appreciation of diversity, ethical issues and service to others.

You may be just beginning the college search, but the preparation for the working world begins now.

A liberal arts degree can provide the post-graduate job opportunities your student seeks.