You did it! You've graduated from high school, but now what? If you've decided to continue your education you should know there are more options than earning a Bachelor's degree at a four-year university.
For more information about each degree, click on the degree title.
A certificate is generally a one-year program that leads directly to entry level employment in a specific occupation.
The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program is designed to meet the needs of mid-career adults in a wide range of applied fields. The in-depth knowledge and skills acquired in an A.A.S. degree prepare students for employment in a career track with advancement opportunities.
An Associate Degree (A.A. or A.S.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting two years.
A Bachelor's Degree is a Four-year programs that provides in-depth, specialized knowledge in a major or field of study.
A master’s degree is a graduate level program, earned after a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree prepares students for occupations from business to cyber security, or prepares students for a doctoral program.
A doctorate degree, also referred to as PhD, provides further training in a more specialized area.
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