Get Started at Normandale
Whether you are coming back to take one class or get an associate's degree, it is important to organize and plan your academic path. Take a look at Normandale's degree and credit selection, and map out your academic plan with an advisor.
Make an Academic Plan
Advising and Counseling - After you have attended an Advising and Counseling Orientation Session, contact an advisor to go over your academic plan.
Degrees - Normandale has over 80 different degress and certificates to choose from. Take a look at the Full List of Degrees and Certificates.
There are different types of associate's degrees you can pursue.
Definition of Degrees
Associate in Science (AS) - The AS degree is awarded for successful completion of a program of 60 semester credits in a designated field.
Associate in Applied Sciences - The AAS degree is awarded for successful completion of a program of 60-72 semester credits and is intended for students who desire immediate employment upon graduation.
Certificate - The certificate program is intended to provide entry-level employment skills or advanced-level skills for employment. Certificate programs are usually between 9-30 college level credits.
Financial Resources for College
Credit for Prior Learning