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Associate Degree Programs

You’re on your way. Earning your associate degree sets you up for a lifetime of better professional opportunities, better pay, and a broader worldview.

New England College’s associate degree programs prepare students for exciting and meaningful careers in the real world: accounting, criminal justice, healthcare administration, homeland security, psychology, and more.

And our associate programs are delivered 100% online, so you can reach for your goals and control your own schedule. You will experience the same high-quality instruction and earn the same respected degree as on-campus students.


Online Associate Degree Programs

Accounting | AS

Business Administration | AA

Criminal Justice | AA

Healthcare Administration | AS

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness | AA

Human Services | AS

International Relations and Diplomacy | AA

Liberal Studies | AA

Psychology | AA

Sociology | AA


When you’re ready, your associate degree can be your stepping stone to a bachelor’s degree. You will gain deeper knowledge of your chosen field and transferrable skills that employers want. A bachelor’s degree builds upon the foundation of your associate degree to help you reach your full potential.

  • Transfer pathway: You’ve worked hard, and NEC gives you credit for your work. Transfer up to 90 credits toward a bachelor’s degree at New England College.
  • Location options: Do you want a traditional classroom setting or online courses that work with your lifestyle? We offer bachelor’s programs on campus and online.
  • Hands-on learning: Our expert faculty believe in “learning by doing.” They work alongside students and provide unique learning opportunities.
  • Affordable education: New England College offers highly affordable options at all degree levels and awards generous financial aid.