Associate of Science degree

Associate of Science degree

Create a solid foundation for your future at COTC

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree offers students the opportunity to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree affordably and to transition seamlessly to any public college or university in Ohio. Student’s pursuing the A. S. may take courses that fit a variety of four-year major pathways that are available at a selection of convenient times on Central Ohio Technical College’s campuses, as well as online. 

The A. S. curriculum includes a menu of courses in: 
  • Sciences and mathematics  
  • Social and behavioral sciences 
  • English composition 
  • and literature Arts and Humanities. 
Upon completion, graduates receive an Associates of Science degree and can explore a variety of career options. In addition, every course on the A.S. plan of study is fully transferable to any school that accepts the Ohio Transfer Module or Transfer Assurance Guides. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations in which workers are required to have an associate’s degree are growing faster than occupations that require other types of training. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education studies indicate that associate degree graduates are more likely to complete their bachelor’s degrees successfully, because of their successful ability to start their career and education.