Understanding Degrees and Certificates

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Understanding Degrees

At Otero Junior College don't just think about your future but take action now to make it a reality. Choose from our many Associate Degree options or Career and Technical Certificate programs and begin your journey towards a brighter future today.

 

Degree Programs

Find out more about our degree programs. Students successfully completing either a prescribed Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree program at Otero Junior College will be able to transfer to a Colorado four-year college or university as a junior.

Associate of Arts Degree

Find out about the degree requirements needed to be eligible to receive the Associate of Arts Degree.  The Associate of Arts Degree program is normally utilized by those students planning to transfer to a four-year institution at the completion of two years at Otero Junior College in order to complete their Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Associate of Science Degree

Find out about the degree requirements needed to be eligible to receive the Associate of Science Degree. The Associate of Science Degree program is normally utilized by those students planning to transfer to a four-year institution at the completion of two years at Otero Junior College in order to complete their Bachelor of Science Degree.

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Find out about the Occupational Degree Programs at Otero Junior College that prepare students with the skills necessary to obtain entrance level employment in the field of their educational program.

Associate of General Studies Degree

Find out about the degree requirements needed to be eligible to receive the Associate of General Studies Degree. The Associate of General Studies Degree recognizes those individuals who have completed various courses in the institution without any specific major in mind. This degree recognizes completion of coursework.

Certificate Programs

The Service Occupations Department offers a variety of courses and certificate programs of study designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to obtain entrance level employment in the field of their educational program.