Degrees and Certificates


We offer a variety of degrees and certificates at NCMC. If you plan to transfer to another college to complete a four-year degree, you will find that our Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree or the Associate in Arts in Teaching (A.A.T) will give you the foundation you need to be successful in your upper division courses. The Associate of Applied Science programs (A.A.S) at North Central Missouri College are designed to prepare you for employment in the career of your choice. Our NCMC Online programs offer the same high-quality education, from the same experienced faculty with the flexibility you need.

Programs of Study:

Associate in Arts (A.A.)
NCMC students can earn an Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) which provides a well-rounded educational foundation. The Associate in Arts degree prepares students to select appropriate majors/career paths and helps them transfer credits to a four-year institution to continue their education. Use the A.A. link to explore degree options.
Associate in General Studies (A.G.S)

Associate in Arts in Teaching (A.A.T)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S):
The Associate in Applied Science degree is designed to prepare a student for employment in a specific occupational area. For most majors, the AAS is not designed as a transfer degree.  However, agreements are in place with several colleges and universities to facilitate transfer of some AAS degrees into four-year programs.
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Applied Technology
Behavioral Health Support
Business & Technology
Computer Science & Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Early Childhood Development
Emergency Medical Technology—Paramedic
Industrial Technology
Medical Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
Physical Therapy Assistant
Radiology Technology
Surgical Technology


Accounting & Business Technology
Agriculture Business
Business Management Essentials
Business Technology Essentials
Criminal Justice
Crop Production
Equine Management
Financial Management
Industrial Technology
Industrial Maintenance Skills
Livestock Management
Manufacturing Skills
Practical Nursing
Pharmacy Technician

Online Programs:

Associate in Arts
Behavioral Health Support
Business Management Essentials Certificate
Business & Technology Emphasis in Management
Business & Technology Emphasis in Technology
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Development
Financial Management Certificate

What can I do with this Major?

What can I do with this Major?

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