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Common Associate Degree Abbreviations

  • AA – Associate in Accounting
  • AA – Associate of Arts
  • AB – Associate of Business
  • AM – Associate of Music
  • AN – Associate of Nursing
  • AS – Associate of Science
  • AT – Associate of Technology
  • AAA – Associate of Applied Arts
  • AAB – Associate of Applied Business
  • AAS – Associate of Applied Science
  • AAT – Associate of Arts in Teaching
  • AAT – Associate in Applied Technology
  • ABA – Associate of Business Administration
  • ABS – Associate of Biblical Study
  • ABS – Associate in Business Science
  • ADN – Associate Degree in Nursing
  • AEE – Associate in Electrical Engineering
  • AEJ – Associate for Education in Journalism
  • AES – Associate of Engineering Science
  • AGE – Associate in General Education
  • AGS – Associate of General Studies
  • AET – Associate in Engineering Technology
  • AFA – Associate of Fine Arts
  • AHS – Associate of Health Science
  • AIM – Associate In Management
  • AIT – Associate of Industrial Technology
  • AIT – Associate in Information Technology
  • ALA – Associate of Liberal Arts
  • ALA – Associate of Legal Administration
  • AOS – Associate of Occupational Studies
  • AOT – Associate in Occupational Technology
  • APS – Associate of Political science
  • APS – Associate of Public Service
  • APT – Associate in Physical Therapy
  • ARM – Associate in Risk Management
  • ASc – Associate in Science
  • ASN – Associate of Science In Nursing
  • ASR – Associate of Science in Radiography
  • THA – Associate in Theology
  • AAAS – Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences
  • AABA – Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • AAGS – Associate of Arts in General Studies
  • ADCJ – Associate Degree in Criminal Justice
  • ADiv – Associate of Divinity
  • Amin – Associate of Ministry
  • ASBA – Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • ASCJ – Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
  • ASCM – Associate of Science in Construction Management
  • ASDH – Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene
  • ASDM – Associate of Science in Digital Media
  • ASGE – Associate of Science in General Education
  • ASMA – Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • ASPT – Associate of Science in Physical Therapy
  • AAMIN – Associate of Arts in Ministry
  • AASCJ – Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
  • AASET – Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Technology
  • APEng – Associate of Pre-Engineering
  • ASCIS – Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems
  • ASCNT – Associate of Science in Computer Network Technology
  • ASEET – Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • ASMET – Associate of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Guide to Online Associates Degree Programs

Associate degree holders generally have better job prospects than those with only a high school diploma. Earning an associate degree usually takes two years, and doing so in at an online school can be much more convenient than at a traditional campus. Below are the top accredited online schools offering associate degrees in the US.

The University of Phoenix was one of the first accredited colleges to offer online degrees. Today, it has grown to become one of the nation's largest universities through its online division and campuses coast to coast. They remain one of the top choices for students looking for an associates degree online because of the broad array of choice and affordability they offer students.
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Fortis College Online offers associate's degrees in a variety of fields. In particular, their Medical Billing and Coding program will help students become part of the growing healthcare industry.
Ohio Christian University Saint Leo University Online is a leading provider of accredited online education to working adults and is a major global provider of education to the military. The online programs are designed to meet the growing needs of adult students and offer the best attributes of traditional classroom education in conjunction with today's most innovative computer technology.
One of the nation's leading Christian universities, Liberty offers a broad range of accredited associate degrees online. Their incorporation of moral and ethical considerations into study make them a popular choice for students seeking a well-rounded education built on academic integrity. Established in 1985, Liberty University has one of the longest-standing online education programs in the country.
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