Studies and Majors

The most popular Associates's degrees
These college majors are the most common Associate's degrees

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

With 242,440 associate degrees awarded, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse is a popular associates degree . How popular? 86,382 associates degrees were earned in this subject.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

General Studies
General Studies

General Studies is one of the most popular associate degrees with 66,934 degrees awarded.

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration and Management, General

Business Administration and Management, General is one of the most popular associate degrees with 45,584 degrees awarded.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Medical/Clinical Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Medical/Clinical Assistant is one of the most popular associate degrees with 25,199 degrees awarded.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Business/Commerce, General
Business/Commerce, General

Business/Commerce, General is one of the most popular associate degrees with 17,363 degrees awarded.

A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biological and Physical Sciences

With 15,793 associate degrees awarded, Biological and Physical Sciences is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that is either a general synthesis of one or more of the biological and physical sciences, or a specialization which draws from the biological and physical sciences.

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other is one of the most popular associate degrees with 14,274 degrees awarded.

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Humanities/Humanistic Studies is a popular associates degree . How popular? 13,521 associates degrees were earned in this subject.

A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

With 13,020 associate degrees awarded, Culinary Arts/Chef Training is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that prepares individuals to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. Includes instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

   
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