Programs of Study

Academic Programs

Associate in Arts (AA) Degree: Provides a curricular focus in the liberals arts, humanities, and fine arts and is primarily intended for transfer to a four-year institution.

Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) Degree: Provides the equivalent of the first two years towards a bachelor's degree in teacher education and is intended to facilitate transfer into a teaching program at a Maryland four-year college or university.

Associate of Science (AS) Degree: Provides a curricular focus in the math and sciences realm (physics, chemistry, engineering, computers, etc.) and is primarily intended for transfer to a four-year institution.

Associate of Science in Engineering (ASE) Degree:
Designed for transfer into parallel four-year engineering programs at certain Maryland institutions, and generally acceptable for transfer into engineering programs at other institutions.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree: Provides a curricular focus on a specific occupational area and is primarily intended for immediate entry into the workforce.

Provides job entry skills and knowledge.  Garrett College is committed to creating an educated workforce by offering Certificate programs that lead to gainful employment. In accordance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, Garrett College discloses certain information about students who were enrolled in Gainful Employment Programs during an award year. Click the [Gainful Employment] links below for more information.

Non-Degree Transfer Programs:
These programs require transfer for completion; no degree is issued from Garrett College. 

Associate Degree Programs

Adventure Sports Management  (AAS degree)
Arts and Sciences
(AA degree)
  Areas of concentration:
  Fine and Performing Arts (Visual Arts track)
  Fine and Performing Arts (Theatre track)
  Liberal Arts
  Psychology (FSU*)
  Social and Behavioral Sciences
Business Administration  
(AA degree)
Business Administration (FSU*)  
(AA degree)
Business & Information Technology
(AAS degree)
Areas of concentration:
  Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  Graphic/Web Design
Computer Science
(AS degree)
(AAS degree)
Areas of concentration:
  Network Administration
Early Childhood Ed / Special Education  (AAT degree)
Electrical Engineering (ASE degree)
Elementary Ed / Special Education (AAT Degree)
General Studies (AA degree)
General Studies (FSU*)  (AA degree)
Natural Resources & Wildlife Technology (AAS degree)
Teacher Education (AA degree)
Areas of concentration:
  Early Childhood Education
  Elementary Education
  Physical Ed & Health - Teaching/Coaching
  Secondary Education

*FSU indicates program designed for transfer to Frostburg State University.

Certificate Programs

Adventure Sports Management  [Gainful Employment]
Cybersecurity  [Gainful Employment]
Electro-Mechanical Technology   [Gainful Employment]
Paramedic  [Gainful Employment]

The above programs provide job entry skills and knowledge. Garrett College is committed to offering certificate programs that lead to gainful employment. For information such as the normal time to complete the program, program costs, and job placement rates for program completers, click the [Gainful Employment] links.

Transfer Programs to Allegany College of Maryland

Allied Health Services:

*Non-Degree - Not Seeking a Degree

*If not degree seeking, please contact the Office of Admissions for a non-degree application/registration plan.



Note: The following programs are no longer offered, but may have residual enrollment:

Business and Information Technology: eCommerce Certificate
Business Management Certificate
Computer Applications for Business Certificate & AAS concentration
Computer Repair/Network Technician Certificate & AAS concentration
Graphic/Web Design Certificate
Juvenile Justice Certificate & AAS degree
Law Enforcement Certificate
Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology Certificate
Network Administration Certificate & AAS concentration
Pre-Culinary Arts
Social Services Certificate
Teacher Education: Early Childhood Assistant Certificate
Wildlife Fisheries AA concentration
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