associates degree


Related to associates degree: Masters Degree

asso′ciate's degree`



n.
a degree granted by a junior college for the completion of two years of study.
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Snarr holds an associates degree from Northern Virginia Community College.
They have completed the International Associates Degree Program, the first program of its kind worldwide to grant credit to students attending colleges in another country.
For associates degrees, the trend has been flat for men over the past two years (indeed increasing slightly this last year), whereas for women the recent trend shows continuing slight declines.
Four-year colleges that include more than just limited bachelor's degrees account for roughly one in five associates degrees, with the proprietary institutions among these accounting for half of this amount.
Tri-C offers educational opportunities for more than 30 health career programs including short-term awards, certificates, and associates degrees.
Also, as our Overall Top 100 list shows, one institution in particular--University of Phoenix Online Campus--now dominates the top spot, having conferred nearly 24,000 associates degrees in 2008-09, representing 3 percent of the national total.
Among other two-year institutions, the small private, non-profit sector shrank in both number of institutions and number of associates degrees conferred.
21 in the "Top 100 Associates Degrees Conferred to Hispanic Students in All Disciplines" in the June 18 issue of Community College Week.
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