Associate's Degree Programs (AS and AAS)


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Associate's Degree Programs

  Business Programs
  Criminal Justice Programs
  Education Programs
  Fire Science Programs
  Health Sciences Programs
  Human Services Programs
  Information Technology Programs
  Legal Studies Programs
  Nursing Programs
  • Associate of Science in Nursing

    Receive in-classroom and online instruction and prepare to sit for the NCLEX-RN™ exam. Complete lab requirements in Augusta, Maine; the Cedar Rapids area or Des Moines. Iowa; or Lincoln, Nebraska. Learn more about our two-step BSN pathway, an easy transition into our online RN-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

    • 116 Credits
    • $315 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
  Professional Studies Programs

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Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation.

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Why Should You Earn an Associate’s Degree at Purdue Global?

When you earn an online associate's degree at Purdue Global, you enjoy all the benefits of a college-level education without the added complication or hassle of leaving home to attend classes. The cost of earning an associate’s degree is typically lower than that of a bachelor’s degree, and we are committed to helping you find the financial solution that is right for you.

A Purdue Global associate’s degree can help accelerate your career goals. Because these college degrees are typically completed in 1 to 2 years, an associate’s degree program can help you enter the workforce sooner than committing to a 4-year degree program. Should you choose to continue your education at a later date, you can apply the credits you earned toward a more advanced degree, such as a Purdue Global bachelor's degree.

Purdue University Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The HLC ( is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.



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