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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.

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

(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)

Entertainment Design & Technology (AS Degree)

  • Entertainment Stage Technology (17 Credit Certificate)

Film Production Technology (AS Degree)

  • Film Production Fundamentals (24 Credit Certificate)

Graphic & Interactive Design *see Engineering and Technology below

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)

Medical Office Administration (AS Degree)

  • Medical Office Management (34 Credit Certificate)
  • Medical Office Specialist (18 Credit Certificate)
  • Medical Office Support (12 Credit Certificate)

Office Administration (AS Degree)

  • Office Management (27 Credit Certificate)
  • Office Specialist (18 Credit Certificate)
  • Office Support (12 Credit Certificate)

Residential Property Management (AS Degree)

Supervision and Management for Industry (AS Degree)

  • Operations Support and Services (9 Credit Certificate)



(Meta-Major: Industry/Manufacturing & Construction)

Building Construction Technology (AS Degree)

  • Building Construction Specialist (18 Credit Certificate)

Drafting & Design Technology (AS Degree)

  • Drafting (24 Credit Certificate)
  • Drafting - AutoCAD (15 Credit Certificate)
  • Rapid Prototyping Specialist (12 Credit Certificate)

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

Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology (AS Degree)

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)

Energy Management and Controls Technology (AS Degree)

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)

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)


(Meta-Major: Health Sciences)

Biotechnology Laboratory Sciences (AS Degree)

Cardiovascular Technology (AS Degree)

  • Echocardiography (Advanced Certificate)

Dental Hygiene (AS Degree)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AS Degree)

Emergency Medical Services Technology (AS Degree)

  • EMT (11 Credits)
  • Paramedic Technology (42 Credit Certificate)

Health Information Technology (AS Degree)

Nursing, RN (AS Degree)

Accelerated Track in Nursing (ATN)

Radiography (AS Degree)

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

Respiratory Care (AS Degree)

Veterinary Technology (AS Degree)

(Offered through a Cooperative Agreement with St. Petersburg College)



(Meta-Major: Business)

Baking & Pastry Management (AS Degree)

  • Baking & Pastry Arts (35 Credit Certificate)

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)

Restaurant & Food Service Management (AS Degree)

  • Restaurant & Food Service Management (30 Credit Certificate)


(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)

Computer Programming & Analysis (AS Degree)

  • Computer Programming (33 Credit Certificate)
  • Computer Programming Specialist (18 Credit Certificate)


(Meta-Major: Industry/Manufacturing & Construction)

Plant Science and Agricultural Technology (AS Degree)

  • Landscape/Horticulture Professional (18 Credit Certificate)
  • Landscape/Horticulture Specialist (12 Credit Certificate)
  • Landscape/Horticulture Technician (30 Credit Certificate)


(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)

Fire Science Technology (AS Degree)

  • Fire Officer Supervisor (12 Credit Certificate)

Fire Science Academy Track (AS Degree)

  • Combined Program: (Fire Science A.S. Degree/EMT/Fire Fighter Minimum Standards)

Paralegal Studies (AS Degree)






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