Associate's Degree Programs (AS and AAS)

Earn the Degree You Need from Purdue Global

In today’s competitive economy, finding a job in a field that you love can be difficult without a college degree. An online associate’s degree from Purdue Global could be a great way to further your education and pursue your career goals.*

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Business Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration
12 Concentrations Available
Concentrations
  • Sport Entertainment Management
  • Sales
  • Retail Management
  • Office Management
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Information Processing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Health Club Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Customer Service
  • Business
  • Small Business Management
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Criminal Justice Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Education Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Fire Science Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Human Services Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Information Technology Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
6 Concentrations Available
Concentrations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Game Development
  • IT Generalist
  • Programming and Software Development
  • Networking
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Legal Studies Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Nursing Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
116 Credits

Professional Studies Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits

Special Military Programs Programs

Course Effort
Credits Required
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits
15–18 Hours / Week
90 Credits
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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 (HLCommission.org) is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Military Students

Reduced tuition rates, credit for your military training, and flexible scheduling are just a few of the ways we serve military students.

International Students

Enroll in a respected degree program from an accredited U.S. university without the time, costs, and challenges associated with moving to the United States.

Transfer Students

We offer several paths designed to help you earn college credit for your prior college coursework and professional experience.

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Employment and Career Advancement: Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment.

The average completion time for Purdue Global online associate’s degree students who graduated in the 2019–2020 academic year was 1.7 years. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2020.