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Associate in Arts Degree

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS

Phone: (989) 275-5000, ext. 284 | Fax: (989) 275-6727 | Email: admissions@kirtland.edu

Program Advisor

Mary Kehoe, Academic Advisor
(989) 275-5000, ext. 440
mary.kehoe@kirtland.edu

If you want some versatility, but don’t want to spend big money at a university, you can begin transforming your future by completing your Associate in Arts degree at Kirtland Community College.  Build your basics with an Associate in Arts degree at Kirtland Community College.

You’ll save thousands of dollars because Kirtland’s tuition rates are about one-third of most public four-year colleges and universities. Your general education classes will be complete and easily transfer almost anywhere you’d like to go to continue your college career.

Kirtland Community College Associate in Arts degreeBy completing your Associate in Arts at Kirtland, you will complete standard requirements in a relaxed, professional setting and earn a fully accredited associate’s degree that can stand alone or transfer seamlessly to just about any college or university in Michigan.

Kirtland’s Associate in Arts is one of nine associate degree programs you can use as the foundation for a wide range of higher degrees. The first two years of most bachelor’s degree programs are essentially the same no matter where you go:

  • entry-level courses in math, science, English, social sciences and the humanities
  • as well as some higher-level courses in your field of interest

The quality of Kirtland’s courses is unparalleled. Instructors with decades of combined experience deliver programs in an engaging environment. The average class size at Kirtland is 17 students. You’ll get the individual attention you want, need and deserve.

You also could begin your journey now and earn your Associate in Arts through Kirtland Community College — online. Kirtland online students report saving:

  • wear and tear on their vehicles
  • gas money
  • travel time and
  • daycare expenses

Once you complete your Associate in Arts at Kirtland, you could find yourself thriving in one of these professional fields:  Journalism, Public Relations, Social Work, Acting/Producing, Writing/Editing, Law or Music.

It makes all the sense in the world to build your basics at Kirtland.

Other transfer degree programs include:

Associate degrees

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Business Administration
  • Associate in Computers
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Information Systems
  • Associate in Criminal Justice – Generalist
  • Associate in Fine Arts
    • Creative Writing
    • Studio Arts
    • Theatre Arts
  • Associate in Science (Health Science, Physical Science and Life Science tracks)

Certificate and Special Certificate programs

  • General Studies

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university must consult with an advisor and carefully study the requirements of the four-year institution from which they intend to secure a bachelor’s degree.

Online degree programs may be completed by taking a combination of classes through Kirtland Community College and the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative, allowing students to get their degree completely online from Kirtland while paying Kirtland’s very affordable tuition rates.

Specific information about program and course requirements can be found in our College Catalog.

“My wife and I both took online courses through Kirtland. We live 120 miles away from campus. It was a great tool to leverage time.”

— Bryan, Kirtland online student

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Get general and transfer information on specific colleges and universities.

NOTE: Online degree programs may be completed by taking a combination of classes through Kirtland Community College and the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative, allowing students to get their degree completely online from Kirtland Community College while paying Kirtland’s very affordable tuition rates.

Kirtland Community College…education @ your fingertips