Program Overview

Secondary education is becoming increasingly important in most sectors of the modern job market, and the Associate of Arts degree from Lakeland Community College is a great option for students who wish to go on to earn their bachelor’s degree and broaden their career opportunities. The flexibility of this online-based associate’s program is ideal for working students with a busy schedule, allowing those enrolled to work at their own pace, keeping up with discussion through email and discussion boards. A foundation for a wide array of subjects, the Associate of Arts from Lakeland prepares students for a future in whatever career they seek, including such options as business, education, philosophy, pre-law, social work, political science, music, to name but a few.

The professors at Lakeland draw information from a wealth of different experiences, intending to provide students with real-life knowledge and the skills to adapt and thrive in their careers. In this associate’s program, students must earn a total of 62 credit hours from 7 distinct areas. Those enrolled must successfully complete 9 credits in the area of Communication, 10 in the Arts and Humanities, 10 in Social and Behavioral Sciences, 3 in Mathematics, 6 in Natural Sciences, 3 in Computers and Technology, and 21 in General Electives. Before choosing electives, students should mean with an advisor to discuss which courses best suit their future goals. With a full course-load each semester, students could earn their Associate of Arts in two years. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for completion of this program.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Lakeland Community College is a two-year public school located in Kirtland, Ohio. Lakeland was founded in 1967 as the first college in Ohio to be established based on a vote of the people. Off-site campuses are located in Madison, Painesville, and Willowick.

    Lakeland Community College offers over 130 certificates of completion and associate’s degrees in programs such as: arts and humanities, business technologies, engineering technologies, science and health technologies, and social science and public service. Online courses are available for students who are looking for a more convenient schedule where they can “attend class” any time or place that they like.


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