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Liberal Arts

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

The Liberal Arts Certificate program is intended for students who are planning on completing an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree at Delta College. It is also intended for those planning on transferring to a four-year college or university after completing one year of course work at Delta.

Completion of this certificate program will satisfy the MACRAO requirements (a transfer agreement in the State of Michigan that assists students with the transferability of general education requirements).

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in liberal arts? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Conduct research, prepare reports or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May also collect and process economic and statistical data by using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

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Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political and business organizations. Study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview and observation. Provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays or logos. Utilize a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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About Delta's Program

  • Satisfaction of MACRAO transfer requirements
  • Flexible and customizable course structure

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TUTORING

Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HONORS

 Study abroad
Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And, get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Why study abroad?

  • Experience a new culture
  • Improve your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Looks good on job applications
  • Personal growth

MORE ABOUT STUDY ABROAD

Transfer opportunities

Several courses in Delta's journalism program transfer to programs at Saginaw Valley and CMU.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TRANSFER OPTIONS

Facts & Figures

Michigan
With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.
One in eight
1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.


Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: