Associate Degree and Certificate Programs

 

  • For first-year applicants (no college attendance after high school graduation), each program requires an earned high school diploma or passing G.E.D. (or equivalent) prior to enrollment and high school GPA (HS GPA) minimums if noted below.
  • For transfer applicants (college attendance after high school graduation), a cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher in college level courses is required. If fewer than 12 college credits after high school graduation, high school record is also considered, as noted below.
  • Post-Baccalaureate certificates require a bachelor's degree for admission. 

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Programs that require a 2.25 high school GPA for Admission.

Bachelor Degrees

  • All

Associate Degrees

  • Art and Design
  • Building Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Information Assurance/Cyber Defense
  • Law Enforcement
  • Paralegal

Certificates

  • Geographic Information Systems

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Programs that require a 2.0 high school GPA for Admission

Associate Degrees

  • Clinical Laboratory Technology with concentrations in: Clinical Laboratory Technician and Science Technician
  • General Business
  • General Studies
  • Insurance
  • Radiography
  • Surgical Technology

Certificate Program

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant

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Programs that require a high school diploma or equivalent, but no minimum high school GPA.

Associate Degrees

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Climate Control Technology
  • Computer Numeric Control Technologies
  • Electrical Technology with concentrations in: General Electronics, Industrial Electrical Technology and Electrical Power Technician
  • Engineering Design
  • Hospitality Management
  • Indoor Agriculture
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Welding Technology

Certificates

  • Applied Workplace Leadership
  • Automotive Maintenance
  • Automotive Service
  • Computer Numeric Control Technician***
  • Cosmetology***
  • Cosmetology Instructor (Consult department about options.)
  • Cyber Defence
  • Deaf Studies
  • Electrical Line Technician*** (Additional selection criteria and limited enrollment space. Contact Admissions for information.) 
  • Esthetics
  • Heating and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management (Requires a math placement score of MA 090 or higher, grade "C" or higher in OC 080, or prior college-level math credit.)
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Manicure
  • Manufacturing Production Technician
  • Welding

***Denotes programs with "fall semester only" starting date.