Distance Learning Associate Degrees

The following universities are offering online distance learning associate's degree programs in a variety of disciplines:

University of Phoenix
- It offers associate’s degrees that allow students to begin their college education in competitive fields such as business, education, IT and health care.
- At University of Phoenix, associate’s degrees are completed entirely online through Axia College.
- The following associate programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Arts with a Foundations of Business concentration, Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting.
- Programs offered include the Associate of Arts in Communications; Associate of Arts in General Studies; Associate of Arts In Criminal Justice, Associate of Arts in Elementary Education, Associate of Arts in Health Care Administration, Associate of Arts in Psychology, Associate of Arts in Information Technology, Associate of Arts in Human Services Management, and more.

Penn Foster College
- It offers a range of Associate degree programs through distance learning, including Associate Degrees in Accounting; Business Management; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Information Systems; Finance; Graphic Design; Fashion Merchandising; Marketing; Mechanical Engineering Technology; Medical Assistant; Paralegal Studies; PC Maintenance Technology; etc.
- The College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Ashworth College
- It offers Online Associate Degree Programs in Construction Management; Early Childhood Education; Human Resource Management; Psychology; Retail Management; Computer Information Management; etc.
- The College is an Accredited Member of the DETC.
- It is authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission to offer instruction in career programs, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs.

Bellevue College
- It offers associate degrees which can be pursued entirely at a distance: Associate in Arts in General Studies; Associate In Business; Associate in Arts and Sciences.
- It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
- The College is listed on the US Secretary of Education's database of accredited postsecondary educational institutions and programs.

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