General Studies – BS

Bachelor of Science: On Campus & Online

Start your health care journey with a degree in general studies. With specialized degree tracks ranging from Information Technology to Business Management to Health Care to Anatomy, our required 120 credit hours ensure students build a strong foundation of skills. An emphasis on evidence-based teachings and real-world experience prepares students to lead in the field of their choice. Through our program, students find their passion and start pursuing higher health. Students have a choice of concentrating in one field or diversifying their education with a choice of up to three concentrations.

Our Mission

The mission of the Associate of Science Degree with a Major in General Studies is to provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge to: (a) succeed in the student’s future career or program of study, (b) make informed and responsible life decisions, and (c) pursue opportunities for lifelong learning.



Up to 3 concentrations available. Choose your specialization.

Credit Hours Transferable

Parker may accept up to 75% of your credits from your previous colleges. Don’t let your credits go to waste.

Minimum Terms

10 minimum terms of instruction

Why Choose Parker


The General Studies degree program is offered online and allows students to choose between three areas of specialization: Information Technology, Business Management, and Anatomy. Tracks in each of these programs lay a solid academic foundation so students can confidently begin their careers or pursue a higher degree.

  • A new enrollment period each month
  • Fully online or on-campus classes
  • A total of 120 credit hours
  • 30 credit hours of general education courses
  • 54 credit hours of electives requirements
  • 9 credit hours in general studies major courses
  • 27 credit hours in an area of emphasis
Finish Your Degree

Don’t let your past credits go to waste. Parker University may accept up to 75% of your credit history. Complete your degree as long as you complete 25% of the required degree course load through Parker University.


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.