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Associate of Arts, A.A.

The Associate of Arts degree is designed for transfer to a four-year institution.

  • Liberal Arts, A.A.
    • Anthropology Option
    • Communications with Broadcasting Option
    • Communications with Film Studies Option
    • Communications with Journalism Option
    • Elementary Secondary Education Option
    • English Option
    • History Option
    • Political Science Option
    • Pre-Law Option
    • Psychology Option
    • Sociology Option
    • Theater Arts Option

Fine Arts, A.F.A.

The Associate of Fine Arts degree is designed for the student who is planning a career in studio arts, photography or design or who plans to transfer to a four-year institution or professional art school. The program provides liberal studies required by most B.F.A. programs and sufficient studio courses for junior-year status.

  • Studio Arts, A.F.A.
    • Photography Option

Associate of Science, A.S.

The Associate of Science degree is designed for transfer to a four-year institution. The programs leading to the Associate of Science degree parallel those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at four-year institutions. Students who satisfactorily complete their chosen programs will be able to continue their college education into their junior and senior years at four year colleges or universities.

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Studies
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Services
  • Science/Mathematics
    • Biology Option
    • Chemistry Option
    • Computer Science Option
    • Engineering Science Option
    • Geology Option
    • Information Systems Option
    • Mathematics Option
    • Pre-Medical Dental Option
    • Pre-Nutrition Dietetic Option

Applied Science, A.A.S.

The Associate of Applied Science degrees are career-related and designed for the student who is planning to enter the workforce upon graduation. Students receive education and training in the skills needed for employment, plus the general studies designed to turn out well-rounded employees. While some credits may transfer to four-year institutions, the A.A.S. programs are not designed for transfer.

  • Agricultural Business
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Business Management
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Fire Science Technology
  • Graphic Design
    • 3D Computer Arts Option
    • Illustration Option
    • Social Media Marketing Option
  • Health Science
  • New Media Communications
  • Nurse Education Program (In conjunction with Passaic County Community College/requires a separate admission)
  • Paralegal Studies


These certificates are awarded to those students who successfully complete programs that are offered for college credit and which require a general education component. Professional certificates require no more than 35 credits and require college placement testing for admission. Professional certification requires a minimum 2.0 GPA.

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Elder Law Specialist
  • Fire Science Technology
  • Paralegal
  • Web Design
  • Web Publishing

Health Science Certificates

These certificates are non-credit but may be applied to the AAS in Health Sciences.

  • Billing & Coding
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • EKG Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Homemaker-Home Health Aide
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding & Billing
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Surgical Technology