To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/associate-of-science-associate-of-arts/
Program Number: 20-800-1
Associate of Arts Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid
The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is a university transfer program that focuses on completing general education courses that apply to four-year degrees. The curriculum covers a variety of topics with an emphasis on social sciences and humanities. Transfer agreements lead the way to seamless transfer to a four-year college or university with junior status. The program is also a great option for students who know they want a degree, but aren’t exactly sure which academic program is right for them.
About the Program
The Associate of Arts degree offers the general education courses with a greater concentration on social sciences and humanities. Graduate with an associate of arts degree and transfer your credits to a four-year university and pursue a bachelor’s degree.
The AA degree is a good fit for students who are interested in majors such as Accounting, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Political Science, and Psychology. These are just a few examples.
What You'll Learn
- Career & Life Skills
- Critical and Creative Thinking
- Effective Communication
- Intercultural Awareness
- Social and Environmental Responsibility
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
Interested students are encouraged to discuss their goals and first steps with a recruiter to ensure the best possible fit.
Standard Admissions steps details
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.