Pros of an Online Associate Degree

Posted by writer on May 2, 2011 at 7:49 pm.

Associate degrees normally require sixty semester credit hours. For many people, it takes two full years to complete this degree. An associate degree online helps you prepare for more technical jobs such as accounting or assisting and computer repair. Furthermore, many associated online degrees provide credits that could be transferred to a university if you want to continue your studies.

An associate degree online helps you save more because you can finish it in two years time. This will mean lesser tuition fees and lesser time since you can attend to your classes in the convenience of your own home. Moreover, an online associate degree will boost your ability to earn money and helps in doing technical jobs.

Associate degrees online are flexible compared to traditional classes and you can choose to study on your own pace because you are not required to attend specific times for classes. You can choose from four kinds of online associate degrees. The first kind is the AA or Associate of Arts, which helps to prepare students for a four-year course. The second is the AS or Associate of Science that is similar to an AA and meant to prepare you for a four-year degree on science or mathematics. The AAS or Associate in Applied Sciences is for those who do not want to go back to school after graduation. It prepares them for career entry or job advancement.  The AOS degree is an Associate in Occupational Studies is a vocation degree that is the same as to an AAS and intended for those who enter the workforce right after graduating.

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