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We support you!

At Snead State, we are committed to helping you succeed. We provide many opportunities for you to partner with us as you work toward achieving your goals. We can help you be whatever it is you want to be! We offer degree programs that prepare you to enter the workforce upon completion, and we also offer degree programs that prepare you for further study after you have completed your degree at Snead State.

We believe that a college education is not just for the wealthy or for those who demonstrate past academic success. We believe education and training for any one of us benefits all of us. At Snead State Community College, we believe in providing opportunities for our students to learn and to become productive members of the workforce. Students have many options in their pursuit of an Associate in Science Degree, Associate in Applied Science Degree, a Certificate award or a Short-Term Certificate award.

I want to…

Earn a Degree

2 Years

Earn a Certificate

Less than One Year

Learn Online

Credit & Non-Credit

Earn in High School

Dual & Accelerated

Gain Workforce Skills

Industry-Specific Training

Take Ed2Go Courses

Non-Credit ConEd Courses

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How long will it take to complete?

Associate in Science

~ 4 semesters. This degree is for those who wish to complete a Bachelor degree at a four-year college or university after graduation from Snead. STARS guides or articulation agreements prepare students for transferring and in choosing the right courses at Snead State. The typical Associate in Science degree programs are 60-64 credit hours.

Associate in Applied Science

~ 4 semesters. The coursework in each of these programs is mostly program-specific, so the courses available may not transfer into other two or four-year programs. Associate in Applied Science programs can be from 60-76 credit hours in length.

Certificates

~ 1 year. Student can earn a credential on their way to completing a degree. Certificate programs provide students with a specialized set of skills for employment or professional advancement. Certificates are not designed for transfer to a senior institution.

Short-Term Certificates

~ 1 semester. Require fewer credit hours than a degree or a certificate and provides students with a focused set of skills for an entry-level position in business and industry. Students can earn a credential on their way to completing an AAS degree. Short-term certificates are not designed for transfer to a senior institution.