Online Associate of Science Degrees
Saint Joseph’s College Online offers two majors leading to the associate of science degree. Each major has its own set of core course requirements that provide students with a quality education that enhances their professional skills.
These online degree programs are specifically designed for students with interests in education, business administration, criminal justice, human services, or psychology. Most majors are designed specifically as foundations for specific bachelor of science degrees available through Saint Joseph’s College. Faculty with practical industry experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
Students enrolled in one of our online associate degree programs must earn 66 or 69 semester-hour credits, depending on their major of choice. Twenty-five percent of the total credits required must be completed through Saint Joseph’s College, and at least eighteen (18) semester-hour credits completed at SJC must be within the student’s major.
The Associate of Science degree with a major in Radiologic Science Administration (AS/RSA) will provide a degree completion option for individuals pursuing certification in radiologic technology. Students may enroll in the program while working through an approved Radiologic Technologist certificate program, but may not complete the degree until the certificate program has been completed and the transcripts verified.
The AS/RSA degree totals 69 semester-hour credits. Up to 30 of those credits can transfer in from your technical training alone. For more information on how transfer credit is applied to this program, please contact an online admissions counselor now.
The interdisciplinary studies (IDS) degree offers a solid background for students who are employed, or are seeking employment, in adult education, business, criminal justice, health administration, human services, long term care, psychology, or theology. It is also an excellent foundation for students who may be unsure as to which specific field they wish to study, as a course sampling of several different disciplines is offered. The AS IDS program is 66 semester-hour credits long.
Students in the AS IDS program may choose to study with one of these minors:
- Adult Education & Training
The adult education and training minor serves as a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree completion program. This major is for students who are interested in developing the skills and knowledge to teach/organize training programs at the adult and/or corporate level.
- Business Administration
The business administration minor serves as a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree completion program. Courses help develop accounting, economic, marketing, and business management skills and build a solid foundation in basic business practices with an emphasis on its application to “real world” situations.
- Criminal Justice
The criminal justice minor serves as the foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree completion program. It offers individuals who work or aspire to work in law enforcement a well-rounded and values-based liberal education.
- Human Services
The minor in human services serves as a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree completion program. It is for students interested in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to work with people in a variety of settings and situations.
The psychology minor serves as a foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree completion program. It involves the study of behavior and mental processes as well as the theories applied in evaluating behavior. It is for students who are interested in learning more about motivation and behavior.
Industry-specific curriculum in each of these online degree programs prepares you for more responsible positions in a variety of occupations. Courses blend content with your professional experience, allowing for immediate application in your work setting.