The Associate Degree is an undergraduate level degree that is obtained after two years of study.
These two years are, in principle, recognized as equivalent to the first two years of study for a Bachelor Degree.
Associate Degree programs are usually offered by colleges Community even more universities offer themselves, as this type of training. Many disciplines are concerned with Associate Degrees
We can distinguish two types of programs among Associate Degrees: those technically oriented, occupational degrees and those more oriented towards academic studies, transfer degrees and make it easier to continue her studies to complete a Bachelor Degree.
Associate Degrees can be found in the following disciplines:
- Building marketing
- Human Resources
- Applied Sciences
- Information technology
- Web design
- Data processing
- Web programming
Choosing Associate Degree
To choose an Associate Degree, it is first advisable to move towards the Transfer Degrees order to continue his studies at the university in Bachelor Degree.
The second thing to do is choose the Community College, particularly in relation to accreditation of the latter and its affiliation or relationship with Four Year Colleges.
Finally, we must ensure that the desired program requires 60-64 credit-hours to be validated.