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Types of Degrees & Certificates

 

  • Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

    The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education to complete a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Del Mar College offers AA degrees in areas related to business, arts, humanities, and social sciences.

    Rapid Track Option

    Rapid Track offers you the option to complete the courses required for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree within one year instead of two years. This option is right for you if you are highly-motivated and can devote time to an accelerated program of study. You are advised not to hold a job while enrolled in the Rapid Track option.

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree (AAT)

    The Associate in Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree is intended for transfer to baccalaureate programs that lead to initial Texas teacher certification. Each of the three AAT specializations is designed to prepare teachers for the various certifications offered in Texas. The degree plan best suited to the desired certification should be followed and transferred to a university to complete Texas teacher certification requirements.

  • Associate of Science Degree (AS)

    The Associate of Science (AS) degree is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution of higher education to complete a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. Del Mar College offers AS degrees in areas related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

  • Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS)

    The Associated in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare students interested in career training. Del Mar College offers AAS degrees in areas related to business, health care, industry and public safety.

  • Enhanced Skills Certificate

    An Enhanced Skills Certificate has been developed for certain occupational programs and provide further specialization to enhance employment and promotion opportunities. These options are offered either concurrently or following the associate degree program.

  • Certificate of Achievement

    A Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who do not plan to complete a college degree but want to learn a marketable skill and secure immediate employment. Typically, these take one year to complete and can be used as the first step to an Associate of Applied Science degree.

  • Advanced Technical Certificate

    An Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) has a defined associate or baccalaureate degree as a prerequisite. The ATC is designed to meet industry or external agency requirements.

  • Occupational Skills Award

    An Occupational Skills Award (OSA) consists of 9-14 semester credit hours and makes you eligible for immediate employment or adds to your marketability to employers.