Degrees and Certificates
Cape Cod Community College awards associate degrees in Arts, Science and Applied Science. We also offer several academic certificates. Each degree and certificate is based on a specific educational program of study. Depending on your choice of program, you may be preparing to apply for a job, advance your career, or transfer to a 4-year college.
The program information in the 2019–2020 Catalog is for incoming students. Current students should refer to the catalog year in which they matriculated.
Want to know more about the different kind of degrees that are available? See: Overview of Degrees and Certificates
|Administrative Assistant Concentration – General Track||Associate in Science|
|Administrative Assistant Concentration – Medical Track||Associate in Science|
|Administrative Assistant – General Office Administration||Certificate|
|Administrative Assistant – Medical Office Administration||Certificate|
|Medical Coding & Billing||Certificate|
|Aviation Maintenance Technology||Associate in Applied Science|
|History Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Philosophy Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Political Science Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Psychology Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Sociology/Anthropology Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Business Administration||Associate in Science|
|Communication Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Media Studies Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Social Media & Digital Marketing||Certificate|
|Architectural Computer Drafting||Certificate|
|Education/Early Childhood Education||Degree/Certificate|
|Early Childhood Education – Career Option||Associate in Science|
|Early Childhood Education – Transfer Compact||Associate in Science|
|Early Childhood Education – Infant and Toddler||Certificate|
|Early Childhood Education – Preschool||Certificate|
|Education Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Elementary Education Transfer Compact Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing||Associate in Science|
|Engineering Design & Digital Manufacturing||Certificate|
|Robotics & Manufacturing Automation||Certificate|
|English Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Coastal Zone Management||Certificate|
|Environmental Studies||Associate in Arts|
|Environmental Technology||Associate in Science|
|Fine & Performing Arts||Degree/Certificate|
|Graphic Design Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Performing Arts Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Visual Arts Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Fire Science/Emergency Medical Services||Degree/Certificate|
|Emergency Medical Services Option
(No new students for 2019–2020)
|Associate in Science|
|Fire Officer Development||Certificate|
|Fire Science Option||Associate in Science|
|Funeral Service||Associate in Science|
|General Studies/Liberal Arts||Degree/Certificate||General Studies Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Liberal Arts Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Dental Hygiene||Associate in Science|
|Health Sciences Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Nursing||Associate in Science|
|Tri-Level Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide||Certificate|
|Business Administration – Hospitality Concentration||Associate in Science|
|Hospitality – Culinary Arts||Certificate|
|Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor Assistant||Certificate|
|Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counselor II||Certificate|
|Human Services Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Information Technology/Computer Science||Degree/Certificate|
|Computer Science Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Information Technology Program||Associate in Science|
|Information Technology – Networking||Associate in Science|
|Information Technology – Networking||Certificate|
|Information Technology – PC Service Technician||Certificate|
|Information Technology – Security Penetration Testing||Associate in Science|
|Information Technology – Security Penetration Testing||Certificate|
|Information Technology – Web Design||Certificate|
|Programming for Computer Science||Certificate|
|Law Enforcement/Legal Studies||Degree/Certificate|
|Criminal Justice||Associate in Science|
|Mathematics Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Biology Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Chemistry Concentration||Associate in Arts|
|Physics Concentration||Associate in Arts|
Overview of Degrees and Certificates
Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)
The A.A. degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a Baccalaureate (four-year) institution for the completion of a bachelor of arts (B.A.).
Visit A.A. Degree Requirements for details.
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
The A.A.S. degree provides students with course work in general education and a curriculum preparing graduates to seek careers in highly technical fields immediately upon graduation.
Visit A.A.S. Degree Requirements for details.
Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)
The Associate in Science programs provide students with general education coursework and professional skills coursework to enter the workforce in their chosen profession.
The Early Childhood Education – Transfer Compact program is also designed for transfer.
Visit A.S. Degree Requirements for details.
Awarded for the completion of various area of study, certificates are less than two years in length and offer students an opportunity to refresh, pick up or master a subject or skill at the post-secondary level.
Most certificates prepare the student for a specific job or aspect of a job. In some cases, credits earned for a certificate may be used towards an associate degree.