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Career Programs

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree and Certificate Programs

Jump right into the job market with one of Valencia's exciting career programs. If you are thinking about entering the workforce soon, Valencia has a program for you! We offer more than 120 career programs, including 34 Associate in Science degrees and 85 certificate programs, to prepare you to go directly into a specialized career. Whether it's nursing, cyber security, software engineering, digital media or a host of other high-demand occupations, Valencia has a degree or certificate program to meet your career goals.

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree Programs:

Valencia's Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs are two-year programs that prepare you for immediate employment in a specialized career. They are all geared toward exciting industries, and are designed to give you the best possible preparation for the fastest-growing jobs in the region. These programs are developed under the guidance of top business and industry employers who know the skills you need to succeed in the real world. In addition, each A.S. degree program has its own Career Program Advisor who has expertise in the field and can help ensure that you get into the right program and the right classes once you are enrolled at Valencia.

Click the A.S. degree link below to find out more information about the programs you are interested in.

College Credit Certificate Programs:

Valencia's Certificate programs can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are shorter in length and most can be completed in one year or less. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for entry-level employment, or to upgrade your skills for job advancement. The Certificates are building blocks of success that help you progress through your A.S. degree.

Information on the certificate programs can be found on the linked A.S. degree web pages.


Arts & Entertainment

(Meta-Major: Arts, Humanities, Communication & Design)
  • Digital Media Technology (AS Degree)
    Digital Broadcast Production - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Media Development - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Media Video Production - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Media Web Production - (15 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Video Editing & Post-Production - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Video Fundamentals - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Webcast Media - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Webcast Technology - (24 Credit Certificate)
  • Graphic & Interactive Design (AS Degree)
    Graphic Design Production - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Graphic Design Support - (15 Credit Certificate)
    Graphics - Interactive Design Production - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Graphics - Interactive Design Support - (15 Credit Certificate)
  • Sound & Music Technology (AS Degree)
    Sound - Audio Electronics Specialist (24 Credit Certificate)
    Audio Visual Production (15 Credit Certificate)
    Sound - Digital Music Production ( 12 Credit Certificate)




(Meta-Major: Business)

  • Accounting Technology (AS Degree)
    Accounting Applications - (27 Credit Certificate)
    Accounting Operations - (18 Credit Certificate)
    Accounting Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)
  • Business Administration (AS Degree)
    Business Management - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Business Operations - (18 Credit Certificate)
    Business Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Customer Service Management - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Customer Services Operations - (18 Credit Certificate)
    Customer Service Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Entrepreneurship - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Human Resources Management - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Human Resources Operations - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Human Resources Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)
    International Business Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Operations Support and Services - (9 Credit Certificate)
    Real Estate Specialist - (12 Credit Certificate)

Engineering and Technology

(Meta-Major: Industry/Manufacturing & Construction)

(Meta-Major: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  • Electronics Engineering Technology (AS Degree)
    Advanced Electronics Technician - (31 Credit Certificate)
    Basic Electronics Technician - (14 Credit Certificate)
    Laser and Photonics Technician - (12 Credit Certificate)
    Robotics and Simulation Technician - (12 Credit Certificate)
  • Network Engineering Technology (AS Degree)
    Advanced Network Administration - (29 Credit Certificate)
    Advanced Network Infrastructure - (28 Credit Certificate)
    Cyber Security - (30 Credit Certificate)
    Digital Forensics - (32 Credit Certificate)
    Network Administration - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Network Infrastructure - (21 Credit Certificate)
    Network Support - (21 Credit Certificate)


Health Sciences

(Meta-Major: Health Sciences)

  • Radiography (AS Degree)
    Computed Tomography - CT (Advanced Certificate - 9 Credits)
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI (Advanced Certificate - 12 Credits)
    Mammography (Advanced Certificate - 12 Credits)


Hospitality & Culinary

(Meta-Major: Business)

  • Culinary Management (AS Degree)
    Chef's Apprentice (12 Credit Certificate)
    Culinary Arts Management (18 Credit Certificate)
    Culinary Arts (35 Credit Certificate)


  • Hospitality & Tourism Management (AS Degree)
    Hospitality-Event Planning Management - (24 Credit Certificate)
    Hospitality-Guest Service Specialist - (15 Credit Certificate)
    Hospitality-Rooms Division Management - (30 Credit Certificate)
    Restaurant & Food Service Management - (30 Credit Certificate)

Information Technology

(Meta-Major: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  • Computer Information Technology (AS Degree)
    Computer Information - Data Specialist (9 Credit Certificate)
    Computer Information Technology Analyst - (27 Credit Certificate)
    Computer Information Technology Specialist - (18 Credit Certificate)


Landscape & Horticulture Technology

(Meta-Major: Industry/Manufacturing & Construction)



Public Safety & Paralegal Studies

(Meta-Major: Public Safety)

  • Criminal Justice Institute Academy Programs
    Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer (Career Certificate)
    Correctional Officer (Career Certificate)
    Crossover: Corrections to Law Enforcement (Career Certificate)
    Law Enforcement Officer (Career Certificate)
  • Criminal Justice (AS Degree)
    Criminal Justice Technology Specialist- (24 Credit Certificate)
    Homeland Security Specialist - (9 Credit Certificate)
    Homeland Security Law Enforcement Specialist - (15 Credit Certificate)








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