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Associate Degree Program

The university is currently offering Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

The university established the associate degree program to assist adults seeking professional or occupational advancement, careeer entry or redirection, or academic or personal growth. The program is open to residents of the Susquehanna Valley region.

Once enrolled in a degree program, studnets may only take courses in the other program on a space available basis
Associate degree courses are not regularly available to Susquehanna undergraduates pursuing bachelors' degrees. Such students who wish to enroll in these courses may do so on a space-available basis.
Information on fees, courses and schedules is available from the Office of Continuing Education, 570-372-4354 or the Continuing Education Web site at www.susqu.edu/conted.


The Office of Continuing Education coordinates Susquehanna University's evening associate degree program. The university currently offers the following associate degrees:

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS, with concentrations in:

  • communication,
  • psychology

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE, with concentrations in:

  • accounting,
  • management or
  • computer information systems.

The university established the associate degree program to assist adults seeking professional or occupational advancement, career entry or redirection, or academic or personal growth. The program is open to adult residents of the Susquehanna Valley region. Classes are offered during evening and weekend hours. Students may attend classes on a part-time or full-time basis. Qualified students may take up to 12 semester hours before applying for degree candidacy. Students who have completed the associate degree may enroll in the bachelor's degree program. All semester hours earned through Susquehanna's evening associate degree program will be applied to the bachelor's degree. Upon completion of the associate degree, students may take up to 12 semester hours as a non-matriculated student. After that, students will pay the stated tuition for the bachelor's degree program. Once enrolled in a degree program, students may not take courses in the other program without special permission from the vice president of academic affairs.

Associate degree courses are not regularly available to Susquehanna undergraduates pursuing bachelors' degrees. Such students who wish to enroll in these courses must secure special approval from the vice president for academic affairs, their academic advisor and the director of continuing education.

Information on fees, courses and schedules is available from the Office of Continuing Education, 570-372-4354 or the Continuing Education Web site.



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