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

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