Our Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.) programs provide the knowledge you need for employment or further study at the bachelor’s level. Usually 24 - 36 credits in the concentration area are required, with 33 credits of A.A. & A.S. general education courses bringing total credits to at least 60.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs focus on particular areas of study, usually science or technology-based. These degrees commonly require 36 credits in the program concentration, and 24 credits of A.A.S. general education . An A.A.S. degree is widely recognized as a valuable qualification for employment.
Students must successfully demonstrate mastery of four specific skill areas prior to, and as a requirement for, graduation. Students who have achieved proficiency in the Vermont State Colleges Graduation Standards are better able to work effectively with others, live as informed and involved community members, and think critically in order to solve problems and make decisions.
Programs marked with “+” can be completed fully online.