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Online Associate Degrees

Earning your online associate degree from Ashford University gives you access to new opportunities and potentially better rewards. Is your dream to find a career that offers growth and promotion possibilities? Do you prioritize a job opportunity that provides you with good benefits? Whatever the reason for your academic itch, pursuing an online associate degree can be the perfect way to scratch it. If you decide to further your education at Ashford University, your associate degree credits will transfer to the Ashford University bachelor’s degree program of your choice.

Support to Reach Your Goals

Whether you're applying to college for the first time, continuing your education, or returning to school for an advanced degree, you deserve a relevant, high-quality education that will prepare you for any direction you want to take your life and career.

Benefits of the Ashford Online Education Experience:

  • Affordable. Tuition and books may be less expensive than traditional universities.
  • Convenient. 100% Online. Enables you to balance work, life, family, and school.
  • 5 Week Classes*. Focus on just one class at a time and still be considered full time.
  • Transfer Credits. Your experience counts at Ashford University. Transfer up to 90 approved credits**.
  • 24/7 Support. Get around-the-clock access to our librarians, writing consultants, and tech support.
  • Ashford Promise. Up until the fourth week of your first course, there are no charges or debt incurred.


Start a conversation about your future. Fill out the form to connect with an Enrollment Services Advisor.

*6 week classes for graduate programs.
**The transferability of credits is subject to Ashford University's transfer credit policies, and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward an Ashford University degree program.

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Ashford offers high quality education at an affordable price
to help our students reach their dreams.

Scholarships and financial aid are available for those who qualify.












*Comparison based on a Bachelor in Business Administration program. If you transfer credits, your cost will be less. Tuition and fees include the amount that will be charged for students completing the program within normal time, based on the current rate or an estimated amount as of January 11, 2017. Fees included in the total are those paid to the institution as a condition of enrollment, attendance, or graduation. Subject to change without notice. For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students at Ashford Univerisity, and other important information, please visit Ashford University's disclosure website. Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.

Explore Our Associate Degrees

Ashford University offers online associate degree programs in unique, exciting, and relevant educational fields. Find the online AA degree program that best suits your interests and goals. Search through the catalog below to find a program that will be relevant to your goals and interests, or explore even more college degrees at the bachelor's or master's levels. 

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Online Learning Experience Associate Degree Programs

Have you been sidelining your education? Ashford University’s online associate degree programs can get you back in the academic game. You can have a flexible schedule, choose from different online AA degree programs, and more. If you enroll in one of Ashford University’s associate degree programs you can benefit from convenient scheduling and effective learning opportunities in online coursework.

Ashford University also provides you access to a suite of digital tools for accelerating learning and helping you stay engaged in your studies. Pursue your college education at Ashford University.

Choosing Your School & Degree

How do you decide which online degree is best for you? There are various considerations to be made when choosing an educational program. Does the school have the majors and programs that you enjoy, and learning solutions that will benefit you? 

The differences in associate degree programs are subtle, but worth investigating. Make sure you take the time to read and understand the details of the degrees that interest you. Ashford offers two online AA degree programs with their own unique characteristics. The syllabus isn’t the only thing to think about. Your preferred style of learning, and how well that matches up with the technology you’ll be using, should also be considered when researching the program that will be best for you.

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Understanding the Value & Demand for Associate Degrees

Associate vs. Bachelor’s Degree