Programs of Study

Transfer 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 in Engineering (ASE) Degree: Designed for transfer into parallel four-year engineering programs in Maryland.

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


Arts and Sciences

Fine and Performing Arts, AA Degree
Liberal Arts, AA Degree
Mathematics/Science, AA Degree
Social and Behavioral Sciences, AA Degree
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology (FSU Transfer), AA Degree
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Social Work (FSU Transfer), AA Degree
Wildlife/Fisheries, AA Degree

Business and Information Technology

Business Administration, AA Degree
Business Administration (FSU Transfer), AA Degree


Electrical Engineering, ASE Degree

General Studies

General Studies, AA Degree
General Studies (FSU Transfer), AA Degree

Teacher Education

Early Childhood Ed/Early Childhood Special Education, AAT Degree
Early Childhood Education, AA Degree
Elementary Ed/Elementary Special Education, AAT Degree
Elementary Education, AA Degree
Physical Education and Health: Recreation Concentration, AA Degree
Physical Education and Health: Teaching and/or Coaching Concentration, AA Degree
Secondary Education, AA Degree

Allied Health (Non-degree Programs; Prep for Transfer to Allegany College of Maryland)

Pre-Dental Hygiene
Pre-Human Services Associate
Pre-Medical Assistant
Pre-Medical Lab Technician
Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant
Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant
Pre-Radiologic Technician
Pre-Respiratory Therapy

Culinary Arts (Non-degree Program; Prep for Transfer to Allegany College of Maryland)

Culinary Arts

Career Advancement Programs

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.

Certificate: 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 for more information. 


Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports Management, AAS Degree
Adventure Sports Management Certificate [Gainful Employment]

Business and Information Technology

Business Management, AAS Degree
Business Management Certificate [Gainful Employment]
Computer Applications for Business, AAS Degree
Computer Applications for Business Certificate [Gainful Employment]
Computer Repair/Network Technician Certificate [Gainful Employment]
Graphic/Web Design, AAS Degree
Graphic/Web Design Certificate [Gainful Employment]
Network Administration, AAS Degree
Network Administration Certificate [Gainful Employment]


Cybersecurity, AAS Degree
Cybersecurity Certificate [Gainful Employment]

Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology

Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology, AAS Degree


Paramedic, Certificate

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

Business and Information Technology: eCommerce Certificate
Juvenile Justice Certificate
Law Enforcement Certificate
Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology Certificate
Social Services Certificate
Teacher Education: Early Childhood Assistant Certificate