Associate Degrees

Want a more affordable way to complete your general education requirements? You can accomplish that while completing courses toward your major with an associate degree from a California community college.

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What is an Associate Degree?

Associate degrees are awarded to students who complete at least 60 applicable semester-units of coursework. These include general education courses and electives, plus at least 18 units in a particular major area.

Benefits of earning an associate degree

An associate degree from a California community college empowers you to learn more, earn more and do more than you ever imagined.

FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES

Get the money you need.

Money shouldn’t stand in the way of your educational goals. Community colleges give you a wide range of financial aid options to help pay for your education.

BIGGER PAYCHECKS

Improve Your Career Prospects

The road to a more secure financial future starts with a community college education.

WIDER HORIZONS

Associate Degree for Transfer

Start at a community college, transfer to a guaranteed saved spot at a participating four-year university and earn a bachelor's degree.

MORE SCHEDULING OPTIONS

We Offer Night and Online Classes

You get greater opportunities to build a schedule that fits your life.

FIND THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM FOR YOU

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    • Accountancy

      A.S. Degree
      San Diego Miramar College
    • ACCOUNTING - CERTIFIED BOOKKEEPER

      A.S. Degree
      Pasadena City College
    • Accounting Technician

      A.S. Degree
      College of the Canyons
    • Accounting Technician

      A.S. Degree
      Imperial Valley College
    • Accounting

      A.S. Degree
      Allan Hancock College
    • Accounting

      A.A. Degree
      American River College
    • Accounting

      A.A. Degree
      Bakersfield College
    • Accounting

      A.S. Degree
      Barstow Community College
    • Accounting

      A.A. Degree
      Berkeley City College
    • Accounting

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Administration of Justice - Courts

      A.S. Degree
      Sierra College
    • Administration of Justice - Courts

      A.A. Degree
      Sierra College
    • Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement

      A.A. Degree
      Sierra College
    • Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement

      A.S. Degree
      Sierra College
    • Administration of Justice : Judicial Administration

      A.S. Degree
      San José City College
    • Administration of Justice

      A.S. Degree
      Allan Hancock College
    • Administration of Justice

      A.S. Degree
      American River College
    • Administration of Justice

      A.A. Degree
      Antelope Valley College
    • Administration of Justice

      A.S. Degree
      Barstow Community College
    • Administration of Justice

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Administrative Medical Assistant

      A.S. Degree
      Antelope Valley College
    • Administrative Medical Assistant

      A.S. Degree
      Glendale Community College
    • Allied Health: Administrative Medical Assistant III

      A.S. Degree
      Barstow Community College
    • Medical Administrative Assistant

      A.S. Degree
      Santa Monica College
    • Medical Administrative Assisting

      A.S. Degree
      City College of San Francisco
    • Medical Assistant

      A.S. Degree
      West Valley College
    • MEDICAL ASSISTING - MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

      A.S. Degree
      Pasadena City College
    • Medical Assisting : Administrative

      A.S. Degree
      College of Marin
    • Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical

      A.S. Degree
      College of Marin
    • Medical Assisting: Coding & Reimbursement

      A.S. Degree
      Santa Rosa Junior College
    • Advertising and Sales Promotion

      A.A. Degree
      American River College
    • Advertising, Marketing, and Merchandising

      A.S. Degree
      Palomar College
    • Advertising/Public Relations

      A.A. Degree
      Cosumnes River College
    • E-Marketing

      A.S. Degree
      Palomar College
    • Entertainment Promotion and Marketing Production

      A.S. Degree
      Santa Monica College
    • Marketing, Advertising

      A.S. Degree
      Sacramento City College
    • Aeronautics - Combined Airframe & Powerplant

      A.S. Degree
      Sacramento City College
    • Airframe and Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Mt. San Antonio College
    • Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance Technician

      A.S. Degree
      Solano Community College
    • Aviation General Studies

      A.S. Degree
      San Diego Miramar College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technician

      A.S. Degree
      San Bernardino Valley College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technician

      A.S. Degree
      West Los Angeles College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Gavilan College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Reedley College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Victor Valley College
    • Aviation Maintenance Technology: Airframe & Powerplant

      A.S. Degree
      Orange Coast College
    • Integrated Pest Management

      A.S. Degree
      Mt. San Antonio College
    • Agricultural Mechanics

      A.S. Degree
      Madera College
    • Agricultural Mechanics

      A.S. Degree
      Reedley College
    • Agriculture Technology

      A.S. Degree
      College of the Sequoias
    • Diesel Equipment Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Merced College
    • Equipment Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Mt. San Antonio College
    • Irrigation Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Modesto Junior College
    • Mechanized Agriculture Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Merced College
    • Mechanized Agriculture

      A.S. Degree
      Bakersfield College
    • Mechanized Agriculture

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Mechanized Agriculture

      A.S. Degree
      Modesto Junior College
    • Agri-Business

      A.S. Degree
      College of the Desert
    • Agricultural Business Management

      A.S. Degree
      College of the Sequoias
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Cosumnes River College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Hartnell College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Merced College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Modesto Junior College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      San Joaquin Delta College
    • Agriculture Business

      A.S. Degree
      Shasta College
    • Agri-Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Mt. San Antonio College
    • Agricultural Science

      A.S. Degree
      Allan Hancock College
    • Agriculture & Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Reedley College
    • Agriculture and Natural Resources

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Agriculture Production

      A.S. Degree
      Hartnell College
    • Agriculture Science and Technology

      A.S. Degree
      Lassen College
    • Agriculture Science Technology

      A.S. Degree
      West Hills College Coalinga
    • Agriculture Science

      A.S. Degree
      Butte College
    • Agriculture Science

      A.S. Degree
      Modesto Junior College
    • Agriculture Science

      A.S. Degree
      Woodland Community College
    • Air Traffic Control

      A.S. Degree
      Sacramento City College
    • Aviation Science

      A.S. Degree
      Mt. San Antonio College

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California Department of Social Services/DACA Support

California Department of Social Services funds programs and provides community education that helps immigrants living in California, including DACA students.

CalGrant GPA Verification Form

CalGrant GPAs are only accepted if certified by a school electronically or submitted on the paper GPA Verification Form. No transcripts are accepted.

CalGrant Transfer Entitlement Award

This grant provides free money for students who plan to transfer directly from a California community college to a four-year university.

Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment gives high school students college credit for completing college courses that also count toward their high school diploma.