associate degree


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Noun1.associate degree - a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studiesassociate degree - a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
Associate in Arts, AA - an associate degree in arts
AAS, Associate in Applied Science - an associate degree in applied science
AN, Associate in Nursing - an associate degree in nursing
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The program begins with completion of an associate degree in nursing at any of the state's seven community colleges and advances through a bachelor's degree in nursing and completion of a master's degree in nursing.
As a former dean of a baccalaureate program that had an RN to BSN tract, I had the opportunity to talk with many diploma and associate degree nurses who wished to obtain the BSN.
Upon successful completion of their associate degree programmes, KIC students will transition into their fifth semester with admittance into a corresponding bachelor degree programme at ADU.
On successful completion of their associate degree programs, KIC students will transition into their fifth semester with admittance into a corresponding bachelor degree program at ADU, said a statement from the university.
Successful CCQ students complete a CCQ Associate of Arts Degree or CCQ Associate in Sciences Degree for transfer to university or CCQ Associate Degree in Applied Sciences for a professional job following graduation.
Of these hot jobs, the most significant number which require a postsecondary certificate, licensure, or an associate degree are in the fields of health care, science and technology, construction, and computers.
However, a salary gap exists between those community college students who graduate with an associate degree and go on to receive a bachelor's degree and similar people who have a bachelor's degree without an associate degree, regardless of location or racial and ethnic boundaries.
According to an analysis by the National Student Clearinghouse, 78 percent of students who transfer from a community college to a four-year university do so without an associate degree.
DEGREE UP gives students who attain an associate degree the option of achieving a bachelor's degree from Herzing University while remaining on their current college campus.
Glori Hyman, director and instructor in UMD's Institute of Applied Agriculture, has the challenge of offering a diverse range of two-year programs without the customary associate degree.
A student who finishes the associate degree requirements in the associate of applied business degree in business-management technology at Eastern Gateway Community College will be admitted into Kent State s bachelor of technical and applied studies in applied business program with junior status.

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