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.

California Community Colleges Associate Degree Students Learning on Campus
California Community Colleges Students Working Together at a Computer Console

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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ACCOUNTING
A.A. Degree
Los Angeles City College
ACCOUNTING
A.S. Degree
Saddleback College
ACCOUNTING - CERTIFIED BOOKKEEPER
A.S. Degree
Pasadena City College
Accountancy
A.S. Degree
San Diego Miramar College
Accounting
A.S. Degree
Santa Barbara City College
Accounting
A.A. Degree
College of the Siskiyous
Accounting
A.S. Degree
San Joaquin Delta College
Accounting
A.A. Degree
Gavilan College
Accounting
A.A. Degree
Los Angeles Valley College
Accounting
A.S. Degree
Woodland Community College
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
A.A. Degree
Los Angeles City College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Sacramento City College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Allan Hancock College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Hartnell College
Administration of Justice
A.A. Degree
Cerritos College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Glendale Community College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Imperial Valley College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Napa Valley College
Administration of Justice
A.S. Degree
Rio Hondo College
Administration of Justice
A.A. Degree
Feather River 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 ASSISTING - MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
A.S. Degree
Pasadena City 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 : Administrative
A.S. Degree
College of Marin
Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical
A.S. Degree
College of Marin
Medical Front Office
A.S. Degree
Glendale Community 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
San Diego Miramar College
Integrated Pest Management
A.S. Degree
Mt. San Antonio College
Agricultural Mechanics
A.S. Degree
Reedley College
Agricultural Mechanics
A.S. Degree
Madera 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
A.S. Degree
Butte College
Mechanized Agriculture
A.S. Degree
Reedley College
Mechanized Agriculture
A.S. Degree
Modesto Junior College
Mechanized Agriculture
A.S. Degree
Bakersfield 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
San Joaquin Delta College
Agriculture Business
A.S. Degree
Shasta College
Agriculture Business
A.S. Degree
Merced College
Agriculture Business
A.S. Degree
Modesto Junior College
Agriculture Business
A.S. Degree
Hartnell College
Agri-Technology
A.S. Degree
Mt. San Antonio College
Agricultural Science
A.S. Degree
Allan Hancock College
Agriculture
A.S. Degree
Yuba College
Agriculture
A.S. Degree
Shasta College
Agriculture & Technology
A.S. Degree
Reedley College
Agriculture Production
A.S. Degree
Hartnell College
Agriculture Science
A.S. Degree
Butte College
Agriculture Science
A.S. Degree
Woodland Community College
Agriculture Science
A.S. Degree
Modesto Junior College
Agriculture Science Technology
A.S. Degree
West Hills College Coalinga
Air Traffic Control
A.S. Degree
Sacramento City College
Aviation Science
A.S. Degree
Mt. San Antonio College

Need Help Paying for College?

Complete the FAFSA to open the door to most types of aid. Undocumented students can receive many types of financial aid through the California Dream Act Application (CADAA)

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California Virtual Campus (CVC)

Explore your options for online courses and degree programs at 70 California community colleges.

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.