the Best Associate Degrees

An associate degree can be received as a precursor to a bachelor’s degree. Also, many students pursue associate degrees to bolster their professional skill sets and obtain employment in fields that require such a degree.After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after comple… Read more

An associate degree can be received as a precursor to a bachelor’s degree. Also, many students pursue associate degrees to bolster their professional skill sets and obtain employment in fields that require such a degree.

After completing a college degree, a student may wish to pursue a graduate degree. The first level of such study is called a master. Students can earn this title after completing approximately two years of study when taking a full load of credits.

Associate Degree 2020

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South Lake Tahoe, USA

The Wilderness Education program at Lake Tahoe Community College offers academic field courses across the Sierra Nevada. Our courses challenge students to learn not only from ... Read more

The Wilderness Education program at Lake Tahoe Community College offers academic field courses across the Sierra Nevada. Our courses challenge students to learn not only from books but also from the natural landscape. Because learning and living are integrated with the field, our courses provide the opportunity for both intellectual and personal growth. We seek students with a curiosity about the natural world, a willingness to work hard, and the ability to travel and study cooperatively in an outdoor setting. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Individuals seeking a degree in Process Technology, work as part of a team to plan, analyze, repair, and control the quality of products and reliability of equipment industria ... Read more

Individuals seeking a degree in Process Technology, work as part of a team to plan, analyze, repair, and control the quality of products and reliability of equipment industrial plant operations. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Ephraim, USA

Computer Science Courses

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Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Hanceville, USA + 1 More

The Computer Science Program is designed to prepare students for employment in industry or business, with emphasis on the small business computing environment. The program off ... Read more

The Computer Science Program is designed to prepare students for employment in industry or business, with emphasis on the small business computing environment. The program offers four options: Cyber Security/Computer Forensic Technology, Programming, Software Support (Help Desk), and Internet/Networking Technology. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
5 semesters
English
Campus
 
Levis, Canada

Les technologues en biotechnologies sont spécialisés dans le travail de laboratoire dans les domaines variés de la chimie et de la biologie.

Les technologues en biotechnologies sont spécialisés dans le travail de laboratoire dans les domaines variés de la chimie et de la biologie. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
3 years
French
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Corrosion technology is a far-reaching field including energy infrastructure, transportation systems, national defense, and more.

Corrosion technology is a far-reaching field including energy infrastructure, transportation systems, national defense, and more. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Business Administration provides students with courses to learn how to plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate the operations of an organization and its major departme ... Read more

Business Administration provides students with courses to learn how to plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate the operations of an organization and its major departments. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Agriculture encompasses more than what happens in the field. At SCCC, students are able to prepare themselves for success in today’s diverse agriculture-related workforc ... Read more

Agriculture encompasses more than what happens in the field. At SCCC, students are able to prepare themselves for success in today’s diverse agriculture-related workforce with studies in animal science, agronomy, agri-business and specialty crops. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Mathematicians make a lasting contribution to society by helping to solve problems in diverse fields. Students who choose to study mathematics will earn a degree that allows t ... Read more

Mathematicians make a lasting contribution to society by helping to solve problems in diverse fields. Students who choose to study mathematics will earn a degree that allows them to use mathematical theories and techniques to formulate and solve practical problems across multiple disciplines such as business, government, engineering and the physical, life, and social sciences. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Students in the natural gas compression technology (NGCT) program at SCCC learn precision measurement, workplace skills, engine theory, basic electricity and circuits, metal f ... Read more

Students in the natural gas compression technology (NGCT) program at SCCC learn precision measurement, workplace skills, engine theory, basic electricity and circuits, metal fabrication, basic welding, repairing compressors and engines, compressor theory, mounting and aligning compressors, and preventative maintenance of engines and compressors. Students participate in an internship at the end of their studies that prepares them for the workforce and gives them experience working within the industry. The natural gas compression technology program was developed in cooperation with regional gas production, transport, and service companies. This assures students receive the best possible training as determined by potential employers. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

The welding technology program at SCCC trains students to become skilled artisans combining both art and science in their profession. Welders hold an important place in the mo ... Read more

The welding technology program at SCCC trains students to become skilled artisans combining both art and science in their profession. Welders hold an important place in the modern industry, working in manufacturing, construction, maintenance, and repair. Students use up-to-date welding equipment as they obtain hands-on experience and assemble projects from the public or blueprints in the campus welding shop. Needed in any industry where metal is used, students in the SCCC welding program learn entry-level and advanced welding involving the fusion of metals using an electric arc or gas torch to create the desired project. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Accounting is an information and measurement system that identifies, records, and communicates relevant, reliable, and comparable information about an organization’s business ... Read more

Accounting is an information and measurement system that identifies, records, and communicates relevant, reliable, and comparable information about an organization’s business activities. It helps us make better decisions, including assessing opportunities, products, investments, and social and community responsibilities. Combining a degree in accounting with an additional area of study can set you up for a career in a specialized field such as environmental, forensic or nonprofit based business. The accounting field provides a number of opportunities for graduates in the fields of public, management, and government accountancy or as an auditor. An associates degree in accounting not only prepares individuals for employment after graduation, it can be a step toward national accreditation exams. The SCCC Accounting program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

The cosmetology program at SCCC gives students the opportunity to develop a wide variety of technical skills in hair design, nail technology, and skin care. Through classroom ... Read more

The cosmetology program at SCCC gives students the opportunity to develop a wide variety of technical skills in hair design, nail technology, and skin care. Through classroom and clinical instruction, students learn the latest in cutting, style, color, and hair care techniques; pedicures, manicures, tips, and nail techniques; and facials, waxing, makeup, and skincare techniques. Following completion of the program, cosmetology students may sit for the state licensure exam, which is required to practice cosmetology in the state of Kansas. State laws for work as a cosmetologist vary; the cosmetology field offers a wide variety of career options including hairstylist, make-up artist, skin care consultant, nail technician, salon or spa manager/owner, hair colorist, photo stylist, product educator, distributor/sales consultant, and more. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

The drafting and design technology program at SCCC trains students in the art of converting concepts, sketches, and ideas of engineers and architects into detailed drawings fo ... Read more

The drafting and design technology program at SCCC trains students in the art of converting concepts, sketches, and ideas of engineers and architects into detailed drawings for manufacturing, construction, and engineering. The program is designed to develop drafting skills and learn related fundamentals for manufacturing, engineering, building construction, surveying, and design. Students are prepared for employment as a drafter/technician as they develop skills such as neatness, accuracy, speed, teamwork, and problem-solving. With hands-on experience utilizing Autodesk products, SolidWorks and Chief Architect, students work on projects with local manufacturers, builders and surveyors to understand the needs of the industry. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Liberal, USA

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians’ work with the various systems, machines, and technologies used in indoor settings such as homes, ... Read more

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians’ work with the various systems, machines, and technologies used in indoor settings such as homes, offices, and transportation systems that need environmental regulation to improve comfort. The SCCC HVACR program provides students with knowledge in residential and commercial refrigeration, basic and related electricity, the theory of cooling and heating, blueprint reading, safety procedures, installation and troubleshooting of equipment, and customer relations. In addition, students train using state-of-the-art equipment including a simulated air controlled environment and simulated refrigeration system to learn techniques to diagnose repair and install commercial and residential refrigeration and furnace systems. Read less
Associate Degree
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus