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Degrees & Certificates

Explore your options and find the right program to help you achieve your goals.

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  • Horticulture - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    From lawns to gardens and florists to farms, society needs skilled cultivators to grow plants. The horticulture associate degree programs at Aims can give you the skills and knowledge to help you succeed in a variety of related industries. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Industrial Technology

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn about electrical processes, energy technologies, automation, business ethics and values, manufacturing, teamwork and process technology. The Aims industrial technology program has six themed labs where you can deepen your learning with hands-on experience in specific aspects of manufacturing.
  • Journalism

    Associate of Applied Science
    Explore the historical and cultural role of the media in society while learning the basics of news research, writing, reporting and interviewing as well as how to verify sources and photojournalism. Apply your learning during an in-depth journalism internship on a subject you’re eager to explore.
  • Journalism - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    Learn how to clearly, accurately and fairly report media news while creating journalistic pieces for internet-based media. This comprehensive 2-year liberal arts program prepares students to go on to complete a bachelor's degree at a 4-year school as they embark on a future career in journalism. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).
  • Liberal Arts

    Associate of Arts
    This degree is for students seeking a general education. Students work with an advisor to develop an education plan that meets their goals as they prepare to transfer credits to a four-year college or university.
  • Liberal Arts - A.S.

    Associate of Science
    This is a liberal arts associate of science (A.S.) degree with designation (DWD). This degree is for students seeking a general education with an emphasis on science and mathematics. Students work with an advisor to develop an education plan that meets their goals as they prepare to transfer credits to a four-year college or university.
  • Marketing Management

    Associate of Applied Science
    Study legal and ethical business issues, corporate social responsibility and business management, marketing and advertising and sales, with electives in retailing and consumer behavior. Learn skills such as team building, negotiation and leadership to prepare for a career in marketing management.
  • Master Automobile Diesel

    Associate of Applied Science
    Learn to diagnose and repair diesel cars, light trucks and heavy equipment including electrical, steering, HVAC, transmissions and transaxles. Gain knowledge and skills in diesel shop safety, diesel mechanics, brake systems, cab, electrical and engine systems PMI, diesel engines, fuel systems, air induction and exhaust systems.
  • Master Automobile Service Technology

    Associate of Applied Science
    Gain knowledge and skills hands-on skills in automotive shop safety, engine repair and rebuilding, brake systems, suspension and steering, automotive electrical systems, starting and charging systems, manual and automatic transmissions and automobile computers and ignition systems. After your first year, you’ll have skills to find a part-time job and instructors will help you partner with a local business to earn money while earning your degree.
  • Mathematics - Liberal Arts

    Associate of Science
    Study single variable calculus techniques of integration, analytic geometry, improper integrals, convergence of infinite numerical series and power series along with multivariable calculus principles of vectors, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, analytic geometry, multiple integrals, line integrals and applications. Blending classwork with intensive lab work learn basic computer science and programming using C++ or Java, algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs and input/output operations. This is a liberal arts degree with designation (DWD).