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Degrees and Certificates

Whether you’re just getting started on the path to a career or you’re looking to move up in your current profession, Phoenix College is here for you. Select the Fields of Interest tab to explore degrees and certificates that share similar areas of study, the Programs by Name tab to view all degrees and certificates for a given program, or the Degrees and Certificates A-Z tab to view a sorted list.

Fields of Interest organize degrees and certificates that share similar areas of study, allowing you to identify your skills and interests to find a career path that’s best for you.

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A program is a disciplinary area of study that students can specialize in. Most of our programs lead to one or more degrees or certificates, while other programs are designed for personal and professional enrichment only and do not offer any degrees or certificates.

Title Degree/Certificate Field of Interest
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Nutritional Science AA Health Sciences
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Early Childhood Education AA Education
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sociology AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Food Science and Technology AA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology AA Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Family Life Education AA Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Mathematics AA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Literature) AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Women and Gender Studies AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in History AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Information Studies and eSociety AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in English (Creative Writing) AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Philosophy AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Exercise Science: Pre-Physical Therapy AA Health Sciences
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Religious Studies AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Music AA Visual and Performing Arts
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Communication AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts AA
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Anthropology AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Musical Theatre AA Visual and Performing Arts
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Geography AA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Japanese AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Social Work AA Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Educational Studies Early Childhood AA Education
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Political Science AA Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science AA Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies AA Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Secondary Education AA Education
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in American Indian Studies AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Economics AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Spanish AA Culture and Society
Associate in Arts, Elementary Education AAEE Education
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) - Art AAFA Visual and Performing Arts
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) - Dance AAFA Visual and Performing Arts
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) - Theatre AAFA Visual and Performing Arts
Digital Media Arts AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Histologic Technology AAS Health Sciences
Network and Systems Administration AAS Computer and Information Technology
Nursing AAS Health Sciences
Retail Management AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Information Technology AAS Computer and Information Technology
Graphic Design AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Paramedicine AAS Health Sciences
Banking and Finance AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Fire Service Management AAS Behavioral Science and Human Services
Massage Therapy AAS Health Sciences
Health Information Technology AAS Health Sciences
Administration of Justice Studies AAS Behavioral Science and Human Services
Paralegal Studies AAS Behavioral Science and Human Services
Music Industries: Music Business AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Early Childhood Education AAS Education
Organizational Management AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Medical Laboratory Science AAS Health Sciences
Photography AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Animation and Time-Based Media AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Programming and Systems Analysis AAS Computer and Information Technology
Management AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Fire Science AAS Behavioral Science and Human Services
Mobile App Development AAS Computer and Information Technology
Medical Assisting AAS Health Sciences
Accounting AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Fashion Design AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Web Design/Development AAS Computer and Information Technology
Administrative Professional AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Audio Production Technologies AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Interior Design AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Cybersecurity AAS Computer and Information Technology
Dental Hygiene AAS Health Sciences
Dental Assisting AAS Health Sciences
Illustration and Sequential Art AAS Visual and Performing Arts
Marketing and Sales AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Fashion Merchandising AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
General Business AAS Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Interpreter Preparation AAS Culture and Society
Forensic Science AAS Behavioral Science and Human Services
Associate in Business, General Requirements ABUS-GR Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Associate in Business, Special Requirements ABUS-SR Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Southwest Studies AC Culture and Society
Environmental and Natural Resource Stewardship AC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
American Indian Studies AC Culture and Society
Creative Writing AC Culture and Society
Electronic Music AC Visual and Performing Arts
Music AC Visual and Performing Arts
International Studies AC Culture and Society
Chicana and Chicano Studies AC Culture and Society
Associate in General Studies AGS
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Engineering AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Biochemistry AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science AS
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Chemistry AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Physics AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Secondary Education AS Education
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Biological Sciences AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Astronomy AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Geology AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Computer Science AS Computer and Information Technology
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Geography - Meteorology AS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Audio Production Technologies CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Emergency Medical Technology CCL Health Sciences
Computer System Configuration and Support, Linux CCL Computer and Information Technology
Social Media Marketing CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Laboratory Assisting CCL Health Sciences
Paralegal Studies CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Hazardous Materials Response CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Linux Associate CCL Computer and Information Technology
Web App Development CCL Computer and Information Technology
Technical Theatre: Puppetry CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Interior Merchandising and Home Staging CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Organizational Leadership CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Red Hat Linux Engineer CCL Computer and Information Technology
Fashion Design: Level II CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Leadership in Public Safety Organizations CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Dental Assisting CCL Health Sciences
Fingerprint Identification and Photography CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Technical Theatre: Costuming CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Apparel Construction CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Phlebotomy CCL Health Sciences
Homeland Security CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Alteration Specialist CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Microsoft Desktop Associate CCL Computer and Information Technology
Corrections CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Technical Theatre: Lighting CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Law Enforcement CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Deaf Studies CCL Culture and Society
Banking and Finance CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Computer System Configuration and Support CCL Computer and Information Technology
Environmental and Natural Resource Conservation CCL Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Technical Theatre: Stage Crew Technician CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Adolescent Studies CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Administrative Professional CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Computer System Configuration and Support, Network CCL Computer and Information Technology
Android App Development CCL Computer and Information Technology
Massage Therapy CCL Health Sciences
Driver Operator CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Management CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Red Hat Linux Administrator CCL Computer and Information Technology
iOS App Development CCL Computer and Information Technology
Histologic Technology CCL Health Sciences
Technical Theatre CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Administration of Justice CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Technical Theatre: Audio Technician CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Pattern Design, Level II CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Fashion Merchandising CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Medical Assisting CCL Health Sciences
Medical Laboratory Science CCL Health Sciences
Community Health Paramedicine CCL Health Sciences
Emergency Communications and Deployment CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Marketing CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Legal Studies CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Interpreter Preparation CCL Culture and Society
Human Resources Management CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
VMware Foundations CCL Computer and Information Technology
Entrepreneurial Studies Level I CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Technical Theatre: Properties CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Fashion Design: Level I CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Accounting CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Computer System Configuration and Support, Security CCL Computer and Information Technology
Windows App Development CCL Computer and Information Technology
Amazon Web Services Practitioner CCL Computer and Information Technology
Victimology CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
General Business CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Programming and Systems Analysis Level I CCL Computer and Information Technology
Fashion Design: Entrepreneur CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Small Business Management Level I CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Level I CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Critical Care Paramedicine CCL Health Sciences
Domestic Preparedness and Homeland Security CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Linux System Administration CCL Computer and Information Technology
Fashion Illustration CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Music Business II CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Retail Management CCL Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Non-Sworn Fire Service Professional CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Medical Billing and Coding: Physician-Based CCL Health Sciences
Medical Coding: Hospital-Based CCL Health Sciences
Crime Scene Investigation CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
Health Information: Long Term Care Settings CCL Health Sciences
Firefighter Operations CCL Behavioral Science and Human Services
VMware Systems Administrator CCL Computer and Information Technology
Commercial Photography CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Technical Theatre: Set/Scenic Construction CCL Visual and Performing Arts
Tactical Emergency Casualty Care CCL Health Sciences

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