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Associate of Arts

Degree

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year university and is appropriate for most transfer programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in liberal arts concentrations.

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Associate of General Studies

Degree

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of General Studies degree is for students who wish to earn an associate degree in preparation for transfer to a college or university. This degree is also ideal for the general studies student who has attended several other colleges and universities and wishes to complete a two-year degree.

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Accounting Assistant

Certificate

Credit Hours: 31-32 (2 semesters)

Accountants needs skilled assistants they can trust to perform entry-level aspects of bookkeeping and accounting. If you’ve got a mind for numbers and a desire to support others, this certificate is for you.  
Our Accounting Assistant certificate prepares graduates for positions in a small business or corporate, governmental or institutional setting.

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Business

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Business program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in business or a specialized business field such as accounting, finance, international business or marketing.   

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Business Management

Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours: 60-62 (4 semesters)

Students in our Business Management program receive the education for entry ­level careers in settings that range from retail sales management to hospitality and resort facilities to supervisory management. 

 

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Communication

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 63 - 66 (4 semesters)

The skills and knowledge to be an effective communicator are becoming increasingly important in today’s interconnected, digital world.  The Associate of Arts in Communication fulfills Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements, allowing you to take your North Central credits with you to universities across the state and even nationwide.

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Criminal Justice

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a specialized area such as pre-law. 

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Early Childhood Education

Associate of Applied Science

Credit Hours: 63-66 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education program prepares students for immediate entry into the workforce educating and caring for young children in a variety of settings. Early Childhood Education professionals have specialized training in the care and education of children birth to age eight.

 

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Early Childhood Education

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 63-66 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related specialized area.

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Management

Certificate

Credit Hours: 31-32 (2 semesters)

Our Management certificate is designed for students who wish to develop the basic skills and knowledge to enter the business workplace after one year of study. This program prepares students to enter a variety of business settings, including retail, service, industry and hospitality.

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Office Support Specialist

Certificate of Development

Credit Hours: 16 (1 semester)

Our Office Support Specialist program provides entry-level skills for students wishing to enter the office workplace. Basic business and written communication skills are taught, as are basic office skills. This certificate is ideal for the student wishing to make a career change into the office.

 

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Psychology

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 60-62 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Psychology program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a specialized area.

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Public Health

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Public Health program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in public health or a specialized area.

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Social Work

Associate of Arts

Credit Hours: 60 (4 semesters)

The Associate of Arts in Social Work program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in social work or a specialized area.