Employment-Related Degrees

Employment-Related Degrees/Certificates

Associate of Applied Science

  • Prepares students for entry-level employment in a specific occupation following the awarding of the degree.
  • Upgrades employable skills for students already in an occupation.
  • Not intended for transfer to a bachelor's degree program, although some of the credits may transfer.
  • Specific majors available for the AAS at NMJC may be found here.



  • Designed to help students gain or improve skills in occupational fields
  • Courses are usually applicable to the corresponding associate degree program.
  • Specific certificate programs available at NMJC may be found here.


NMJC advisors can assist students in selecting courses needed for their particular degree or certificate plan.