Associate's Degrees

Looking to start or continue your college education? An associate's degree gives students with few or no college credits the opportunity to earn a 2-year college degree or prepare for a bachelor’s program.

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree consists of 47 credits in the General Studies program and 13 elective credits (60 credits total). The A.A. provides students with the foundations of a liberal arts education without orientation to a particular major—setting them up to continue on in a range of studies. Students focus on building skills in writing, reading, researching, communication, and more. All skills can be applied directly to the workplace or prepare students to continue on to their 4-year degree.

Associate of Science

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree consists of 31 credits of courses in our General Studies program plus 29 credits of major courses (60 credits total). Major in Business and Leadership to prepare you for a bachelor's degree program, or design your own program by choosing selected courses within a single academic discipline. A student success advisor can help you create a program that applies to your educational and career goals.

Don’t hesitate to contact our admissions team with any questions about Bethel's adult associate’s degree programs.