Studies and Majors

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

Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician

With 8,444 associate degrees awarded, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of electrical, electronics and communication engineers. Includes instruction in electrical circuitry, prototype development and testing, systems analysis and testing, systems maintenance, instrument calibration, and report preparation.

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

With 8,266 associate degrees awarded, Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Accounting
Accounting

Accounting is one of the most popular associate degrees with 6,864 degrees awarded.

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Office Assistant/Specialist is one of the most popular associate degrees with 6,609 degrees awarded.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills.

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist is a popular associates degree . How popular? 6,526 associates degrees were earned in this subject.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other had 6,436 associate degree graduates recently.

Any instructional program in multi/interdisciplinary studies not listed above.

Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Early Childhood Education and Teaching had 5,895 associate degree graduates recently.

A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.

Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

With 5,888 associate degrees awarded, Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General is a very common study to get an associates degree in.

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant

Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant is one of the most popular associate degrees with 5,847 degrees awarded.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to implement physical therapy treatment care plans, train patients, conduct treatment interventions, use equipment, and observe and record patient progress. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, principles and procedures of physical therapy, basic neurology and orthopedics, physical therapy modalities, documentation skills, psychosocial aspects of health care, wound and injury care, electrotherapy, working with orthotics and prostheses, and personal and professional ethics.

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist had 5,633 associate degree graduates recently.

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

   
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