An award that requires the completion of at least two academic years of college-level work or the equivalent in an academic or occupationally specific field of study, and which meets institutional standards for otherwise satisfying the requirements for this degree level.
A degree given for successful completion of some courses of study at a two-year college.
In some fields, an associate's degree is awarded at the completion of a two year post-secondary program. Some of the courses taken for an associate degree may apply to a bachelor's degree should a student wish to continue studies.
A degree traditionally awarded by community or junior colleges after two years of residential study, or completion of 60 to 64 semester hours.
The degree awarded for completion of a two-year program at a community college, trade, or vocational school.
A degree that is earned at a 2-year college.
Awarded to a student upon the successful completion of a two-year program of study. Usually, it requires that the student pass courses totaling 60 credit hours, with a minimum number of courses being in a particular field. In most cases it takes a student two years of full-time enrollment to complete an Associate's degree.
The degree granted by colleges after students complete a two-year, full-time program of required courses, or its part-time equivalent. These degrees are offered by many types of colleges, including junior colleges, technical colleges and colleges and universities that offer bachelor's degrees.
An associate's degree is a diploma granted by a community college, usually after a student earns at least 60 academic credits. Most students who earn associate's degrees need at least two academic years to earn all the academic credits they need for their degree. For this reason, an associate's degree is also referred to as a "two-year degree," and a community college is sometimes referred to as a two-year college.
The degree given for completing a program of at least 62 credits but less than 124 credits of college study.
An award issued to a student that signifies completion of a two-year program. - the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. The Associate in Applied Science degree is intended to lead to employment and is not designed to transfer.
A two-to-three year program offered at junior and community colleges, an Associate's degree trains and prepares nurses to provide direct patient care in numerous settings. Some hospital nursing schools, colleges, and universities also offer ADN programs.
undergraduate, traditionally a 2-year degree.
A degree granted for the successful completion of a subbaccalaureate program of studies, usually requiring at least 2 years (or the equivalent) of full-time college-level study. This term includes degrees granted in a cooperative or work-study program.
Awarded by a college or university after satisfactory completion of a two-year program of study.
Degree program requiring 60+ hours of specified course work.
An associate's degree is an academic degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges and some bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two years. Common abbreviations are AA (Associate of Arts), AS (Associate of Science), AAS (Associate of Applied Science; or in some cases, Associate of Arts and Sciences), AOS (Associate of Occupational Studies), ABA (Associate of Business Administration), AAT (Associate of Arts in Teaching), and AGS (Associate of General Studies).