Academic Degrees are Associate degrees of 60 or more credits intended for university transfer. You must select the degree that matches your university major choice. This is called a Transfer Pathway.
Occupational Degrees are Associate in Applied Science Degrees that provide students with occupational skills to enter the workforce. Most also have a pathway to a Bachelor's degree.
Certificate Programs are shorter programs focused on specific skills. Many certificate programs are included in the related Associate Degree.
It is crucial that you choose the degree or certificate that matches your intent and that it is recorded correctly in your Student Center online. Advisors and the Admissions office can change your major.
Maricopa Degrees and Certificates
The Maricopa Community College offer many degrees. Some degrees are only available at one campus but many are shared. You can find all the degrees at Maricopa.edu. Credits earned at any Maricopa College will transfer to all other Maricopa Colleges.
Transfer Partner Search (Search by major)
The Maricopa Community Colleges have teamed up with universities to guarantee that your courses transfer. You can learn about transfer options at the Maricopa University Transfer Center.