Associate degree programs typically take two years to complete. But you may be able to save time and money on your associate degree by transferring eligible credits from an accredited institution, or applying to have your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree.
Online associate degrees are building blocks in higher education — and your future. When you choose to an associate degree, you‘ll learn from practitioner faculty who bring years of industry experience in fields like business, information technology and criminal justice. So, you can be ready and equipped with the foundational skills and knowledge you need to enter these fields confidently.
Here are the associate degree programs you can pursue:
An Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals degree can help lay an educational foundation to prepare you to be an:
An Associate of Science in Cybersecurity degree can help prepare you to be a:
An Associate of Arts in Information Technology degree can help prepare you to be a:
An Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree can help prepare you to be a:
60-63 credits – but many of our students transfer credits from accredited institutions, helping them save time and money on their associate degree. You may also apply for work and life experience credits to help save time and money earning your degree. Speak to an enrollment representative at: 844-937-8679.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, associate degree employment is projected to grow by 7.9% between 2018 and 2028, versus only 2.9% for those with a high school diploma.* So, if you’re looking to pursue one of our associate degrees, you’ll develop the career-relevant skills needed to stay competitive. And after you’ve earned your associate degree, you may also pursue an online bachelor’s degree at University of Phoenix, which you can complete while working in the field.
All online associate degrees require dedication. Focus on career goals when selecting an associate degree program rather than ease of completion to get the best results from your education. If you are uncertain about what associate degree to choose you can get help with our Program Finder.
According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, associate degree graduates earn an average of $157 more per week than high school graduates.
Median incomes of associate degree holders come from BLS data and are not specific to University of Phoenix graduates. Your actual earnings may vary.
While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.