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North's Career and Technical Education programs offer three types of Associates degrees, two of which will transfer directly to a bachelor’s degree programs. 

1.) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree The AAS degree does not require that you take transfer level English and Math classes and is designed for students who are not going to transfer to a baccalaureate program.  Students in an AAS program may often specialize in a specific skills set or trade. 

2.) Associate of Applied Science – Transfer (AAS-T) degree. The AAS-T degree is designed for students who intent to transfer to specific baccalaureate programs including one of NSC’s three Bachelor’s degrees: International Business, Application Development, Early Childhood Education and Property Management.   The AAS-T is designed to transfer to Washington State’s Bachelors of Applied Science Degrees, Evergreen University’s “upside down degree” or Western Governors University business degree.   The degree requires transfer level English and Math classes.

Financial Assistance

Interested in enrolling but worried about funding? The Workforce Education Office can help if you are looking for career training and need financial assistance. Workforce Education may also assist you as a student enrolled in English as Second Language (ESL) classes or if you are completing your GED or high school diploma. Qualified students may receive funding for tuition and fees, and be eligible for help with textbooks, required supplies, a student ID card, a parking permit or ORCA transit pass. Take the Start Next Quarter survey to find out if you pre-qualify for funding. 

AAS and AAS-T Degrees

Read about each transfer degree and its requirements:

 

Certificate programs

Program

Minimum Credits

Accounting Achievement Certificate

Accounting

15

Accounting Office Assistant I Certificate

Accounting

12

Accounting Office Assistant II Certificate

Accounting

12

Certificate: Accountancy

Accounting

40

Accounting Fraud Certificate

Accounting

15

Bookkeeping Certificate in Accounting

Accounting

43

Computerized Accounting Technology Certificate

Accounting

63

Entrepreneur Foundation Certificate

Business

13

Entrepreneurship Certificate

Business

36

International Trade Certificate

Business

24

Project Management Certificate

Business

19

Early Childhood Education Initial State Certificate

Early Childhood Education

12

Early Childhood Education Short Specialization Certificate

Early Childhood Education

12

State Early Childhood Education Certificate

Early Childhood Education

47

IT Controlled Electronic Systems Certificate

Electronics

35

Aviation Electronics I: Wire Assembly Certificate

Electronics

29

Aviation Electronics II: Electronics Technician Certificate

Electronics

60

Avionics Technician Certificate

Electronics

15

Broadband Cable Certificate

Electronics

30

Industrial Automation and Electronic Controls Certificate Electronics

                         61

Sustainable and Conventional Energy and Control Technology Certificate

Electronics

71

Electronics Technology Certificate

Electronics

65

EMT Certificate

Emergency Medical Technician

13

Building Information Modeling Certificate

Engineering Graphics and Design Technology

19

Architectural Engineering Drafting Certificate

Engineering Graphics and Design Technology

49

CAD for Design and Construction

Engineering Graphics and Design Technology

14

Advanced Design for Manufacturing Certificate

Engineering Graphics and Design Technology

15

HVAC Technician Certificate

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

53

Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate

Information Technology

15

Linux/UNIX Network Administration Certificate

Information Technology

15

Network & Server Administration Certificate

Information Technology

40

Windows Network Administration Certificate

Information Technology

15

Clinical Lab Assisting Certificate

Medical Assisting

46

Medical Assisting Certificate

Medical Assisting

85

Medical Office Administration Certificate

Medical Assisting

41

Practical Nursing Certificate (LPN)

Nursing

44

Nursing Assistant Certificate

Nursing Assistant-Certified

14

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Pharmacy Technician

53

I-BEST Phlebotomy Certificate

Phlebotomy Technician

12

Green Real Estate Certificate

Real Estate

16.5

Property Management Certificate

Real Estate

26.5

Real Estate Sales (Basic)

Real Estate

20

Watch Technology Certificate

Watch Technology

164

 

 

CONTACT

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