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Two-Year Degree Programs

Anoka-Ramsey Community College offers a variety of two-year programs that are popular for transferring (listed below) into a four year degree at Anoka-Ramsey or other four-year institutions.

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After completing one of Anoka-Ramsey's two-year degree programs, many students transfer into a four-year bachelor's degree program as a third-year or junior-level student.

Associate in Arts Degree 

This two-year degree has no specific major. Students may choose the general degree or emphasis in select areas such as  Art, Communication Studies, Creative WritingEducationEnglish Literature and Psychology.

Associate in Science Degree

This two-year degree balances a liberal arts and science education. Students may choose the general degree or emphasis in select areas such as Accounting, Applied Engineering: Biomedical Device Engineering,  Biological Sciences, Biomedical Technologist, Business, Business Industry & Technology, Community Health, Computer Networking and TelecommunicationsComputer Science, Environmental Science, Exercise ScienceHealth Science (Broad Field), Human Resources, Integrative Health & Healing, Engineering, Sales ManagementNursing: LPN-RN and RN: Two-Year Option, Pharmacy Technician.

Associate in Fine Arts Degree

This two-year degree is available in Art, Creative Writing, Music or Theatre and each readily transfers into four-year fine arts programs.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

This is a more specialized two-year degree that combines a liberal arts education with career-specific classes.  Students can select career tracks in Accounting PractitionerBusiness (emphasis in Management/Marketing or Office Technology), Network Administration, Physical Therapist Assistant and System Administration.  

Also see Advanced Degrees and Certificate Programs.


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