Associate of Applied Science

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An associate degree in applied science concentrates on teaching job-specific skills and specialized knowledge that will enable the student to perform well on the job. Completing this program is an excellent way to prepare for success in your chosen career.

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Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

Taylor Business Institute
Campus 60 weeks September 2018 USA Chicago

The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program prepares graduates for a variety of challenging career opportunities in the healthcare field. Students are introduced to the basic principles of health insurance and medical billing & coding for environments, such as hospitals, doctor’s offices, and insurance companies. Students are also provided a strong foundation in health-related office systems and software applications. Students will be prepared to take billing and coding certification exams. [+]

Become a part of the changing world of healthcare

According to AAPC; The Medical Billing Process is a crucial part of the healthcare industry, and as the software for billers and coders evolve, so will the jobs of professionals in those positions. If you are interested in a successful career in the healthcare field, then TBI’s Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program is what you are looking for. Students enrolled in this program are prepared for entry-level positions in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and insurance companies. What are you waiting for? Take your first step towards a rewarding career.

Program description

The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program prepares graduates for a variety of challenging career opportunities in the healthcare field. Students are introduced to the basic principles of health insurance and medical billing & coding for environments, such as hospitals, doctor’s offices, and insurance companies. Students are also provided a strong foundation in health-related office systems and software applications. Students will be prepared to take billing and coding certification exams.... [-]


Associate in Applied Science in Adventure Sports Management

Garrett College
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA McHenry + 1 more

Garrett College's Adventure Sports Management program develops leaders and professionals in adventure sports and outdoor recreation industries who have a strong sense of environmental stewardship and community service. [+]

Adventure Sports Management

At Garrett College, our mountains, lakes and forests and whitewater rivers are more than just attractions, they are our classrooms.

What is Adventure Sports Management?

Garrett College's Adventure Sports Management program develops leaders and professionals in adventure sports and outdoor recreation industries who have a strong sense of environmental stewardship and community service.

With a focus on hands-on learning, our one-of-a-kind Adventure Sports program allows students to make careers out of an adventurous nature. Students explore nature and career options while learning about leadership development, program planning, risk management, and decision making.... [-]


Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business

Mid Michigan Community College
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 USA Harrison Mount Pleasant + 1 more

A Business Degree is one of the most flexible degrees you can hold, opening doors to numerous career fields, from marketing to human resources to administration. Our associate degrees allow students to enter managerial or sales roles or continue to a four-year program while saving thousands of their advanced degrees.

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Why Choose MMCC?

Business is booming. A Business Degree is one of the most flexible degrees you can hold, opening doors to numerous career fields, from marketing to human resources to administration. Our associate degrees allow students to enter managerial or sales roles or continue to a four-year program while saving thousands of their advanced degrees. Employers appreciate associate degree holders, noting that they often require less training than other new graduates and that they come equipped with practical skills. We offer two pathways, depending on whether students want to enter the workforce in two years (when attending full time) or whether they want to transfer to a university or college. Faculty with connections. To be successful in business, you must form meaningful connections, solve problems, focus on the big picture, and motivate. Our instructors use these same skills in their classrooms. Many of our instructors have previous or current careers in business-related fields, so they bring real-life experiences into their courses. And, they stay connected to business trends to provide relevant and meaningful content, adapting how and what they teach to reflect today's business world. Launch your bachelor degree with our Business Studies Transfer. 3+1 Programs: 3 Years at MMCC, 1 Year Beyond You can complete 3/4 of your Bachelor in Business Administration degree at MMCC, saving you $54,000-$62,000 on your Northwood University degree, and $7,000-$16,000 on your Eastern Michigan University degree. Majors include:... [-]


Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting

Washtenaw Community College
Online Campus Full time 5 semesters September 2018 USA Ann Arbor + 1 more

This program prepares students for jobs with duties assigned to a beginning accountant such as verifying additions, checking audits, postings, vouchers, analyzing accounts, and preparing financial statements. Many of the courses transfer to four-year colleges. [+]

This program is available on campus or online

Articulation

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan has more than 120 articulation agreements with four-year colleges throughout the state. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to ensure Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements are met.

Contact Information

We welcome your questions, suggestions or comments. Please email us at studrec@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3543. Our office hours are 12:00pm to 11:00pm (GTM) Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 9:00pm (GMT) Friday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm (GMT) on Saturday.

Admissions Requirements

Students may be required to demonstrate proof of academic proficiency for courses in this program. Your admissions specialist will advise you if placement tests are required.... [-]


Associate in Applied Science, Information Technology - Game Development

Delaware County Community College
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 USA Philadelphia

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the design, development, marketing and testing of computer games. Industry standard programming languages and development tools are utilized in this specialization. [+]

The Game Development specialization is intended to prepare students for a career or further study in game development. Courses emphasize the specific skills necessary for the design, development, marketing and testing of computer games. Industry standard programming languages and development tools are utilized in this specialization.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Demonstrate the use of web and programming languages relevant to game development; Apply the computer video game development process to create games using a variety of current tools and technologies; Create computer games using industry standard development tools; Utilize industry standard tools to create audio and/or visual elements; Develop a game portfolio. ... [-]

Associate Degree in Applied Science -­ Hospitality Industry: Restaurant Management

Parkland College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Champaign

Restaurant management involves aspects of public relations, inventory, dealing with staff, customer service, etc. Managers need to ensure that the restaurant operates efficiently and profitably. They need to be both business-like and creative. Sometimes a restaurant owner will also double as the restaurant manager. A strong manager is essential for restaurant success - he or she is normally the person handling both staff as well as customer issues. [+]

Restaurant management involves aspects of public relations, inventory, dealing with staff, customer service, etc. Managers need to ensure that the restaurant operates efficiently and profitably. They need to be both business-like and creative. Sometimes a restaurant owner will also double as the restaurant manager. A strong manager is essential for restaurant success - he or she is normally the person handling both staff, as well as customer issues.

The Restaurant Management Program prepares students for career-track positions in the restaurant, catering, and institutional food service field. Specialized courses are offered in quantity food preparation; supervision; food, beverage, and labor cost control; and menu planning in the foodservice industry.... [-]


Small business Management Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Moraine Valley Community College
Campus Full time 63 hours September 2018 USA Palos Hills

This program is designed to provide students with the specific skills and abilities to operate a new business, or to improve operations in an existing small business. [+]

Small Business Management, A.A.S.

This program is designed to provide students with the specific skills and abilities to operate a new business, or to improve operations in an existing small business. This program includes an internship/seminar component. Small business managers are employed in a variety of industries and capacities nationwide. Due to the nature of small businesses, starting salaries vary greatly.

63 credit hours

Curriculum Code 1411

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Diploma (A.A.S.) in Design and Visual Communication

Tribeca Flashpoint College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Chicago

In Tribeca Flashpoint’s Associate in Design & Visual Communication, you can learn the timeless design principles, contemporary technologies, and emerging trends employed in the visual communications industry today. [+]

CREATE A FUTURE IN DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION.

Today, visual artists touch virtually every commercial and media asset—from product packaging and in-store displays to advertisements and promotional print materials to television and video graphics to website and interactive media designs.

In Tribeca Flashpoint’s Associate in Design & Visual Communication, you can learn the timeless design principles, contemporary technologies, and emerging trends employed in the visual communications industry today. You will have the opportunity to develop brand identity systems, product and package designs, websites and mobile applications, and social media and digital marketing campaigns—all while cultivating robust print and digital portfolios of original as well as client-based projects.... [-]


Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Henry Ford College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Detroit

The CIS program offers dedicated, caring, and knowledgeable faculty, small class sizes, and a curriculum that is designed with industry partner input to provide hands-on experience with the latest technologies. Our courses include laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java and Mobile Application Development. [+]

Do you enjoy working with computers and technology? Do you love to solve problems and figure out games and puzzles? Then the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program is for you. Our program provides students with in-depth skills and knowledge in a broad range of IT disciplines, including programming, database development, PC repair, networking, operating systems, security, web development, and system analysis and design. After successfully completing our program, students will have excellent baseline skills and knowledge in all of the major IT specializations, the ability to work well both independently and with a team, and the skills needed to go directly into the workforce or transfer to a 4-year university. The CIS program offers dedicated, caring, and knowledgeable faculty, small class sizes, and a curriculum that is designed with industry partner input to provide hands-on experience with the latest technologies. Our courses include laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java and Mobile Application Development. HFC is also a member of Microsoft’s MSDN Academic Alliance Program, which allows us to provide students with free access to professional developmental software and tools. And if students are looking to transfer to a 4-year university program, we have transfer agreements to 4-year colleges/universities, including some 3+1 agreements that help make your transition between institutions seamless. Our program also offers students the opportunity to practice interview skills and meet with industry partners and potential employers at our many networking and job fair events, as well as also... [-]


Associate in Horse Management

Central Wyoming College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA Riverton Lander Jackson Dubois + 3 more

Graduates of the Horse Management curriculum earn the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects. [+]

Horse Management

Graduates of the Horse Management curriculum earn the skills necessary for management and operation of horse production, training, boarding and sales facilities, including equine and business aspects.

Program Requirements Courses Credits Public Speaking OR 3 Horse Production 3 Equine Nutrition 3 Horsemanship I 3 Horse Showmanship 3 Horsemanship II 3 Stock Horse Use & Showing I 3 Stock Horse Use & Showing II OR 3-4 English Equitation I 3 Training for Timed Events 3 Horse Event Production 4 Fund of Teaching Riding 3 English Equitation II 3 Intro to Business 3 General Electives 3 General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC. ​... [-]


Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Coos Bay

The Associate of Applied Science CIS Digital Design degree is designed to successfully prepare students for careers in the expanding fields of digital design and media productions through an integrated curriculum exposing students to design principles and technical strategies. [+]

The Associate of Applied Science CIS Digital Design degree is designed to successfully prepare students for careers in the expanding fields of digital design and media productions through an integrated curriculum exposing students to design principles and technical strategies. Upon successful completion of the AAS CIS Digital Design degree, students are prepared for a variety of entry level positions in numerous digital design fields. Students attain knowledge and learn skills to seek careers in creative and support professions within such media industries as film and video, graphic design, production, game development, animation, and web design. Some of the careers available in media include: production designer, camera operator, visual effects production, multimedia producer, duplication, production assistant, graphic artist, art assistant, web designer, and other emerging opportunities.... [-]


Associate of Science Degree in Audio

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 16 months May 2019 USA Atlanta Chicago Emeryville Nashville San Jose + 4 more

This Audio Associate of Science Degree program is an intensive practical and theoretical course of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills to shape audio design and creation. [+]

This Audio Associate of Science Degree program is an intensive practical and theoretical course of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills to shape audio design and creation. Students attending this program learn both the technical and creative components of audio design and the business principles of the entertainment industry. This is a hands-on, project-based program culminating in a major capstone project that draws upon the range of knowledge and skills learned throughout the program, and can be completed in as few as 16 months.

DEGREE PROGRESSION

Each academic year you'll be immersed in project-based, hands-on courses while gradually accruing your general education requirements.... [-]


Associate in Applied Science in Architectural, Engineering & CAD Technologies

Hawaii Community College
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Hilo

This program prepares students for employment with architectural firms, contractors, engineers, surveyors, or government agencies. Job responsibilities range from making accurate working drawings of buildings to assisting a surveying crew. [+]

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program prepares students for employment with architectural firms, contractors, engineers, surveyors, or government agencies. Job responsibilities range from making accurate working drawings of buildings to assisting a surveying crew.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

Using computational and reasoning skills, demonstrate entry-level skills for accuracy in drawings and identifies the relationship of features to demonstrate visualization proficiency. Formulate, design, revise and construct projects utilizing knowledge of proper construction materials and resources based on design criteria, and be able to defend, explain, and discuss. Design and generate Architectural and Engineering documents using two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD programs. Demonstrate operational competence in using surveying hand tools and equipment. Demonstrate communication, critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills. Illustrate within the design process an understanding of the balance between cultures, community, and the environment. [-]

Degree in Culinary & Hospitality Management

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 2 years June 2018 USA Eugene

We are proud and honored to be a joint-accredited Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program -- the 1st in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest! Our mission is to educate, train, and provide students with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen program. [+]

We are proud and honored to be a joint-accredited Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program -- the 1st in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest! Our Culinary Arts Program is recognized as having Exemplary Status! Our mission is to educate, train, and provide students with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen program. We are committed to providing our students with a quality education that will prepare them to get jobs and adapt to the many challenges of an ever-changing industry. Our web site includes curriculum and admissions information for each component of the program, news of upcoming events such as our Classical Cuisine Dinners, faculty backgrounds and contact numbers, as well as an alumni link for former students and industry professionals to keep in touch. ... [-]


Associate Degree of Environmental Technology

College of Southern Idaho
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 USA Twin Falls

Environmental Technology students will specialize on ways to produce renewable energy in two main categories: Combustion and Electrical. [+]

Environmental Technology students will specialize on ways to produce renewable energy in two main categories: Combustion and Electrical.

Combustion fuels include biodiesel, ethanol, bio-gas and hydrogen. The electrical category includes solar, residential wind, geothermal and hydroelectricity.

Additionally, students will have training in water: measurement, Law, and Quality. Water is an important aspect of a sustainable environmental stewardship.

Why Environmental Technology at CSI?

Join the emerging green energy revolution. Green collar jobs are rapidly making their way into the mainstream workforce. Whether you are interested in helping curb our appetite for foreign-produced oil, reducing your carbon footprint, gaining energy independence, or just think the technology is exciting - You are at the right place!... [-]