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.

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.
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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.

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