Find out more about Community College of Allegheny County

Associates Degree in Social Sciences

School Details

Founded in 1966 on the principle that quality education should be both affordable and accessible to all members of our community, CCAC offers more than 150 academic programs across six diverse program categories including

  • arts and humanities
  • business
  • education, social and behavioral sciences, and human services
  • health
  • nursing
  • science, technology, engineering and math

Today, CCAC's quality programs have enabled students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities. The college supports regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond with focus on entering or reentering the workforce in two years or less.


Degree requires 60-64 credits for completion.

Must have high school diploma or Pennsylvania GED certificate or must be at least 18 years of age with experience reasonably equivalent to a GED.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education