Program overview

Shape your education around your goals and create a degree pathway that will help you to get ahead in Rider’s online liberal studies program. You’ll have the opportunity to build upon core competencies while expanding your critical thinking, research and communication skills. 

Our flexible program curriculum encompasses various disciplines to provide you with a well-rounded education that will prepare you to enter a wide variety of fields or pursue graduate studies. This program is offered through Rider’s Continuing Education Program and is designed for adult learners aged 25 and over.

Why choose Rider?

  • Learn 100% online 
  • Choose from four convenient start dates in the fall, spring or summer.
  • Transfer up to 90 credits from a combination of 2 year and 4 year institutions.
  • Extensive advising and academic support for working adults
  • Affordable online courses with a variety of financing options
  • Tailor courses to meet your interests and professional goals
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Program requirements

Our flexible curriculum prepares you for many career paths or graduate studies.


Brooke Hunter

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Lynch Adler Hall

bhunter [at]


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