To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/associate-of-science-associate-of-arts/
Program Number: 20-800-2
Associate of Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid
The Associate of Science (AS) 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 math and science. 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 Science degree offers the general education courses with a greater emphasis on science and mathematics. Graduate with an associate of science degree and transfer your credits to a four-year university and pursue a bachelor’s degree.
The AS degree is a good fit for students who may wish to pursue majors in areas such as Computer Science, Engineering, Health Science, and Pre-Professional Medical (dentistry, pharmacy, physical/occupational therapy, veterinary medicine). 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.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.