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Associate of Science

Explore the Associate of Science degree at NMSU Online

The 100% Associate of Science degree from NMSU Online represents the completion of the first two years of several bachelor's degree programs that are related to the sciences. NMSU Online's Associate of Science courses are taught by instructors who are expert scholars in their fields and professionally trained in the art of online teaching. 

NMSU Online's Associate of Science is an excellent choice for students who need to complete additional science and mathematics coursework before transferring to campus-based baccalaureate science programs at four year colleges, including New Mexico State University.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

Examples of your learning goals in NMSU's 100% online Associate of Science degree program include:

  • Implement scientific thinking skills through the study of physical and life sciences.
  • Develop and use quantitative skills through the study of mathematics and other applied areas.
  • Learn interpersonal communication skills essential to the workplace and academic settings.
  • Understand human experiences in multicultural contexts through the study of the humanities.
  • Design course modules that appreciate diversity and change through the study of social and behavioral sciences.

NMSU Online also offers many flexible, affordable and 100% online bachelor's degree programs to choose from.

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Career Pathways

There are many career possibilities for NMSU Online graduates with an Associate of Science degree. Please note that further education or academic degrees may be required to qualify for some professional roles, depending upon various factors such as your area of specialization. Here are a few science-related paths you might wish to consider:

  • Geological Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 
  • Operations Technician
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Researcher
  • Scientific Investigator

 

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