Understanding the Type of Degrees You Can Pursue
|DEGREE/CERTIFICATE||NUMBER OF CREDITS NEEDED*||EDUCATIONAL OR CAREER GOAL ACHIEVED|
|Certificate||30 Credits, but may be longer||Entry-level employment in a specific career|
|Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)||60 Credits||Provides broad knowledge for solid employment preparation and possible career advancement|
|Associate of Arts (A.A.) and Associate of Science (A.S.)||60 Credits||Completion of the academic foundation for transfer to a four-year degree|
|Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.)||120 Credits||Specialized knowledge for entry into career or preparation for future study at the graduate level|
|Master's or Professional||Varies by degree progam||Qualification for a specific career or for career advancement requiring preparation beyond the bachelor's degree or for entry into doctoral program|
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