Associate in Science Degrees

Associate in Science (A.S.)


Learn to design it. Learn to build it. Learn to care for it, or learn to manage it. Discover the path to an exciting career and gain the marketable skills needed for a well-paying job in as little as two years (full-time) with an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree from Valencia College. Then build on your A.S. degree any time by transferring into one of our bachelor’s programs to advance your career.

Career Book

Our digital Career Book shows you how each of our A.S. degree programs can lead to an exciting, in-demand career in the field of your choice.

A.S. Degree Programs

Advantages of Valencia College Associate in Science Degrees:
  • Get on the fast-track to career success.
  • Choose from over 140 degree and certificate programs that prepare you to go straight into an exciting career.
  • Nationally recognized for high job preparation and placement rates.
  • Designed and updated with local business and industry employer input.
  • Based on technical skills and hands-on application—not just theory.
  • Prepare students to go directly to work in high-demand occupations.
  • Provide an opportunity to earn stackable credentials.
  • Most A.S. degrees have technical certificates that can be completed in one year or less, and can be used as workforce credentials on your resume or applied toward the completion of an A.S. degree.
  • All A.S. degrees are eligible for Financial Aid.

The more you learn...The more you earn!

With an A.S. degree from Valencia College, you can earn twice as much as those with just a high school diploma.

Average Entry-Level Salaries of Graduates (2019-2020)

Source: 2019 – 2020 Florida Education Training and Placement Information Program and Labor Market Statistics.


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You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor’s.

More career options. Increased opportunities to advance in your field. A bachelor’s degree at 2/3 the cost of a Florida public university. The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership at Valencia College lets you build on your associate degree and prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field or the industry of your choice. Enroll with an associate degree or at least 60 credit hours. Contact a career program advisor to learn more.


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With an A.S. degree from Valencia College, you have two options:

Go to Work

You can enter directly into a high-skill, high-wage career upon graduation.

Valencia College offers more than 130+ degree and certificate programs.


A Pathway to a Bachelor’s

Valencia College A.S. degree students have the option of transferring into a related bachelor’s degree program (2 + 2) that is offered at any state college in Florida.

 View all available Bachelor’s Degrees

Alternative Ways To Earn College Credit

Did you know that you may already be eligible to receive college credit toward an A.S. degree program? Check out these opportunities:

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Transform your future with Career and Technical Education

Valencia College is proud to be part of Florida’s Workforce Education Initiative, Get There.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) can help accelerate your personal and professional success. CTE is a fast, affordable way to prepare for a variety of exciting careers with mid- to high-wage potential. With CTE, students quickly acquire skills through real-world, hands-on experience by enrolling in one of the career and technical education programs offered at Valencia College. So, whether you’re looking to learn basic skills to enter the workforce, launching a new career or reimagining your future, let us help you Get There.