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Online Associate Degree in Applied Science

Start your career off right

The Associate of Applied Science online degree program from University of the Cumberlands was created specifically for working adults just like you. This 100 percent online associate’s degree program provides the flexibility you need to achieve your academic goals, and the practical skills and insights you need to pursue a career or professional advancement in technical fields.

But just what is applied science, anyway? The answer is found in the name — the practical application of science. But what if science isn’t the degree you want? The short answer, that’s okay. Consider applied science to be a field where learned knowledge is turned into the technologies we use every day. And an education in applied science offers a technical, hands-on learning experience because it’s all about making learning practical.

So, what can you do with an associate of applied science - jobs-wise? The short answer: Your Associate of Applied Science online degree can help you pursue any number of career fields. Coursework for your associate’s degree is purposefully designed toward today’s business needs in a variety of applied fields, engaging you in the scientific concepts, applied approaches and practical tactics necessary for success in many fields. Plus, you can customize your program to meet our specific career goals with concentrations in:

  • Business Administration
  • Coaching
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Studies
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Public Health

Plus, you may be closer to graduation than you think!
Through our school of applied science's prior learning assessment process, we’ll look at your previous educational experiences for professional licensure and certifications, as well as earlier college coursework, for transfer credit into this program.

Plus, if you’re thinking long-term about a four-year program, coursework for your Associate's of Applied Science online degree seamlessly transfers into our Online Bachelor's of Applied Science program — the only BAS program in Kentucky!

Take charge of your future with the professional and practical skills you need to pursue a career in an array of fields with your Associate of Applied Science Online Degree. To learn more about our applied science university program or any of our undergraduate degree programs, contact us today!

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world. Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.