Thomas Edison State University By Thomas Edison State University • June 2, 2015

Do the Liberal Arts Still Matter Today?

Today, higher education is at a critical junction in the United States. As the nation considers cost, debt and the necessity of a college degree, one factor remains: students must develop certain skills and abilities to be successful in our 21st century workforce.

What is the best way to do that? Does a broad, liberal arts education still matter today, or are specialized, more narrowly focused programs what students and employers need?

In this video, Dr. John Woznicki, dean of the Heavin School of Arts and Sciences, discusses the value of a liberal arts education – not only to provide students skills that are important to employers today, but also to be a productive member of society.


Click here to find an 18-month potential degree timeline for the Master of  Arts in  Liberal Studies and start preparing for your next great career opportunity  today.

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