Build your own degree

Create a degree as unique as you are through the online Bachelor of General Studies (BGS). This flexible program allows you to customize your own bachelor’s degree with guidance from an academic advisor. The program is highly compatible with your transfer credits to help you reach your bachelor’s degree sooner. The program opens doors to diverse career paths depending on the areas of study you select.

Benefits of a Bachelor's Degree

Completing a bachelor’s degree qualifies you for additional job positions and careers. The median salary for those with bachelor’s degrees is 39% higher than for those with a high school diploma (no college experience) and 34% higher for those with some college but no degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career Opportunities

  • Business Manager
  • Financial Officer
  • Family Studies Worker
  • Historian
  • Interior Designer
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
Sadie Worthing

"I was a former UNK student that had never finished my degree and was looking for an option to finish that goal I had set so many years ago. I am so thankful that UNK offers the online program and was able to guide me back into college life with such ease. My advisor was invested in my education and helping me find the path to reach my goals. The best part was the support I have received at UNK. "

Sadie Worthing

Lexington Public Schools

BGS Graduate