Associate of Arts (AA)

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) is designed to provide students with the academic and professional skills necessary to succeed in a bachelor’s degree program as well as in their careers. Broward College’s A.A. degree prepares students to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, define and analyze real-world problems, and apply information and technology to develop innovative solutions in a dynamic global economy and community. Students who complete the A.A. degree at Broward College are guaranteed to transfer as a junior to a Florida public university or to continue in a bachelor’s degree program at Broward College.

Students pursuing the A.A. degree should consult their advisor about their transfer goals and use transfer advising plans that can be helpful in meeting the admission requirements for transfer institutions.

Associate of Science (AS) & Applied Science (AAS)

Complete two years of specialized training designed to allow you enter the workforce in a high-demand career with guaranteed job skills or continue your education by transferring to a bachelor's program such as Broward College's B.A.S./B.S.N. degrees or other articulated A.S.-to-Baccalaureate degree programs.

Bachelor of Science (BS) & Applied Science (BAS)

If you already have an associate degree, getting your bachelor's degree can happen in as little as two years or less! Specialize in education, environmental science, nursing; or become an organizational leader in business, technology and/or management after completing one of our B.A.S. degrees.

Technical Certificates & Diplomas

Explore our offerings of certificates and diplomas that allow you to learn the skills needed for immediate entry into hot jobs in health sciences, public safety, aviation and more, in some cases while gaining credits towards an associate degree.


Upskill and re-tool your resume. Boost your career qualifications or train to pursue an entirely new career.

Build up to your Degree

Achieve your goals with options that fit your lifestyle. Many students start with a short-term certificate course in an in-demand field and build their way up to an Associate and Bachelor’s program. You’ll earn certifications along the way to qualify you increase your earnings as you move up the career ladder.

Technical Certificate

Earn skills that you can put to use immediately, while also getting credit toward an AS or AAS degree

Associate of Science Degree

Two-year programs designed to prepare you for transfer (A.A.) into a guaranteed* bachelor's program or to jump into immediate employment in a high-earning specialized career (A.S).

Bachelor's Degree