Associate Degrees

Get Started with your Associate Degree from Maria College

Whether you have a career path in mind or not, you’ll find success at Maria College. Our Associate Degrees are designed to give students an excellent education and real-life work experience so they’re well poised to enter their chosen fields by the time they graduate. You can pursue one of several options! We offer an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing and Occupational Therapy Assistant, an Associate in Science (AS) in General Studies, and an Associate in Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts.

Looking to finish a degree you already started? Our General Studies AS and Liberal Arts AA have flexibility through elective credits so that you can pick up where you left off. It’s never too late to continue your educational path.

General Studies AS

Provides opportunities to explore career goals while developing essential skills
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Liberal Arts AA

Lays a strong foundation for continued study toward a baccalaureate degree
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Nursing AAS (RN)

Lays the academic and clinical foundation. Highest NYS NCLEX-RN pass rate for college-based RN programs (over 100 graduates/year).
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Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS

Nationally ranked program that will prepare you for a rewarding career in a high-growth field
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Start your journey to a rewarding career or higher education

To receive an Associate Degree from Maria College, students need to complete a curriculum of 60 total credits. Liberal arts coursework accounts for 20 of those credits; the rest are specialized to the student’s chosen occupational program. There are also degrees available in Nursing and Occupational Therapy Assistant for students who want specialize in a caring profession.

Request more information about our Associate Degrees for our Admissions Office at (518) 861-2517 or admissions@mariacollege.edu to learn more about our Albany, NY campus, job placement statistics, and more.