An associate degree is the first step after secondary school toward pursuing a collegiate academic program. These degrees provide students with the fundamental academic and technical knowledge needed for employment or co... More » Education Colleges & Universities

An associate of arts degree gives graduates career options in retail, marketing and teaching. These degrees can offer the skills and knowledge that are necessary to succeed in a variety of careers. More » Education Colleges & Universities

An associate degree can have multiple acronyms, such as AA (Associate of Arts), AS (Associate of Science), ABA (Associate of Business Administration) and ABS (Associate of Business Science). The abbreviation differs base... More » Education Colleges & Universities
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The length of time a degree takes depends on the type, with a two-year associate degree being the shortest traditional college degree program. A bachelor's or undergraduate degree normally takes four years to complete. G... More » Education Colleges & Universities

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The basic requirements for admission to a bachelor's degree or associate's degree program in nursing are a high school diploma, an acceptable grade point average and proof of having received a Hepatitis B vaccination. To... More » Education Colleges & Universities