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Associate of Arts

Students pursuing careers in secondary education should major in their intended field of instruction. 
Upon transferring to a 4-year university, they should then major in secondary education for that field.

Associate of Science

Students pursuing careers in secondary education should major in their intended field of instruction. 
Upon transferring to a 4-year university, they should then major in secondary education for that field.

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Students pursuing careers in secondary education should major in their intended field of instruction. 
Upon transferring to a 4-year university, they should then major in secondary education for that field.

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Health Science Programs

June 28, 2023

Sports Medicine

About Our Program: Program Outcomes Upon program completion the student will implement nursing care plans based on safe, evidence-based patient care guidelines. Assess pertinent and abnormal patient health data. Identify the top priority patient problems. Implement nursing actions to address priority problems. Upon program completion the student will communicate...
June 28, 2023

Physical Therapist Assistant

Apply Now Click here About Our Program: It is the mission of the Carl Albert State College Physical Therapist Assistant Program to educate our students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become an entry level Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. We will strive to keep student costs low while...
June 27, 2023

Nursing

About Our Program: Are you looking for a challenging career that enables you to help people and allows you to earn a livable wage? Consider Carl Albert State College Nursing Program. Successful completion earns you an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and prepares you to apply for the...

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AA Business Administration

Program Description

A student with an AA degree in Business Administration from Carl Albert State College can pursue entry-level positions in various business settings and industries. Graduates will be exposed to skills to build a solid foundation to increase earning potential and enter the workforce sooner. They may also choose to transfer to a four-year institution to further their studies in business and specialize in areas like accounting, marketing, finance, or management.

AA Child Development

Program Description

An AA degree in Child Development equips students to work in early childhood education settings. Graduates can become preschool teachers, daycare center administrators, or child care providers. They may also choose to transfer to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education or related fields and become elementary school teachers or child psychologists.

AA Computer Information Systems

Program Description

With an AA degree in Computer Information Systems, students can find employment as computer support specialists, help desk technicians, or database administrators. The knowledge gained in this program can also serve as a foundation for pursuing further studies in computer science or information technology at a four-year institution.

AA General Studies

Program Description

An AA degree in General Studies offers flexibility and a broad range of career options. Graduates can find employment in various fields such as administrative support, retail, or customer service. Additionally, this degree can serve as a foundation for further studies in diverse areas, including social sciences, humanities, or business, depending on the student’s interests.

AA Health, Physical Science, and Recreation

Program Description

Students who earn an AA degree in Health, Physical Science, and Recreation can pursue careers as coaches, fitness trainers, wellness coordinators, or recreation program directors. This degree can also serve as a pathway to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a bachelor’s degree in fields such as exercise science, health education, or recreation management.

AA Criminal Justice

Program Description

Graduates with an AA degree in Criminal Justice can explore opportunities in law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities, or private security firms. They may work as police officers, probation officers, or security guards. This degree can also be a stepping stone for those interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related fields.

AA History, Political Science, and Pre-Law

Program Description

An AA degree in History, Political Science, and Pre-Law can open doors to various career paths, including positions in government, public policy, or education. Graduates may find work in museums, libraries, schools, or as legislative aids. They can also continue their education by transferring to a four-year college and pursuing a bachelor’s degree in history, political science, or pre-law.

AA Pre-Elementary Education

Program Description

A student with an AA degree in Pre-Elementary Education can work as a teacher’s aide, preschool teacher, or daycare provider. This degree provides a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing a career in early childhood education and can be a stepping stone towards earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

AA Sociology and Psychology

Program Description

Graduates with an AA degree in Sociology and Psychology can find opportunities in social services, human resources, or community outreach programs. They may work as social work assistants, case managers, or research assistants. This degree can also be a starting point for further studies in sociology, psychology, or related fields at a four-year college or university.

AS Allied Health

Program Description

With an AS degree in Allied Health, students can pursue careers as dental hygienists, medical sonographers, dietitians, medical technologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, radiographers, respiratory therapists, athletic trainers, and speech-language pathologists. This degree provides a strong foundation for those interested in working in healthcare settings. Graduates may also choose to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing, allied health sciences, or a related field.

AS Biological and Pre-Professional Sciences

Program Description

An AS degree in Biological and Pre-Professional Sciences prepares students for further studies in the field of biology or to pursue a professional degree in areas such as medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine. Graduates may work as research assistants, laboratory technicians, or biology tutors while preparing for further education in their chosen field.

AS Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Pre-Engineering

Program Description

Graduates with an AS degree in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Pre-Engineering have various career options. They can work as engineering technicians, research analysts, or data analysts. This degree also provides a strong foundation for transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, or related fields.

AAS Child Development

Program Description

An AAS degree in Child Development prepares students for careers in early childhood education. Graduates can work as preschool teachers, child care center directors, or child development specialists. This degree provides a solid foundation for understanding child development and implementing effective teaching strategies in various educational settings.

AAS Digital Media Technology

Program Description

With an AAS degree in Digital Media Technology, students gain skills in graphic design, web development, and multimedia production. Graduates can pursue careers as graphic designers, web developers, or digital media specialists. They can work in advertising agencies, design studios, or media production companies.

AAS Environmental Science Technology

Program Description

Graduates with an AAS degree in Environmental Science Technology can work in a wide range of introductory environmental science related fields. They assist in monitoring environmental quality, conducting field research, and implementing environmental regulations. This degree provides a strong foundation in environmental science principles and techniques.  They assist in monitoring environmental quality, conducting field research, and implementing environmental regulations. This degree provides a strong foundation in environmental science principles and techniques.

AAS Cybersecurity

Program Description

The AAS degree in Cybersecurity equips students with knowledge and skills in information security, network defense, and cyber threat analysis. Graduates can work as cybersecurity analysts, network administrators, or information security specialists. They play a vital role in protecting organizations from cyber threats and maintaining the security of digital systems.

AAS Nursing

Program Description

The AAS degree in Nursing prepares students for careers as registered nurses (RNs). Graduates can work in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, clinics, or long-term care facilities. They provide direct patient care, administer medications, and collaborate with healthcare teams to promote health and well-being.

AAS Applied Technology

Program Description

The AAS degree in Applied Technology provides students with a broad range of technical skills and knowledge applicable to various industries. Graduates can work in technical fields such as manufacturing, electronics, or construction. They may find employment as technicians, production supervisors, or quality control specialists, utilizing their technical expertise in practical applications.

AAS Occupational Health and Safety

Program Description

The AAS degree in Occupational Health and Safety prepares students for careers in ensuring workplace safety and promoting employee health. Graduates can work as safety coordinators, occupational health specialists, or compliance officers. They assess workplace hazards, develop safety policies, and educate employees on occupational health and safety practices.

AAS Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Description

With an AAS degree in Physical Therapist Assistant, graduates work alongside physical therapists in providing rehabilitative care to patients. They assist in implementing treatment plans, conducting therapeutic exercises, and monitoring patient progress. Physical therapist assistants work in various healthcare settings, such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or outpatient clinics.

Certificate in Child Development

Program Description

The Certificate in Child Development equips individuals with foundational knowledge and skills in early childhood education. This certificate can prepare students to work as assistant teachers or caregivers in daycare centers, preschools, or Head Start programs. It provides an understanding of child development principles and effective teaching strategies for young children.

Child Development Director's Certificate

Program Description

The Child Development Director’s Certificate is designed for individuals seeking leadership roles in early childhood education. This certificate focuses on management and administration in childcare settings. Graduates can pursue careers as child care center directors or program coordinators, overseeing the operations and implementing high-quality educational programs.

Certificate in Child Development Infant Toddler

Program Description

The Certificate in Child Development Infant Toddler specialization focuses specifically on the developmental needs and care of infants and toddlers. It provides knowledge of age-appropriate activities, health and safety considerations, and effective communication strategies with young children and their families. Graduates can work in infant-toddler programs, nursery schools, or as in-home caregivers for young children.

Certificate in Organizational Leadership

Program Description

The Certificate in Organizational Leadership prepares individuals for leadership roles in various industries. This certificate covers topics such as team building, communication, and problem-solving skills. Graduates can pursue entry-level supervisory positions or advance their careers in management roles within organizations.

Certificate in Physical Therapy Aide

Program Description

The Certificate in Physical Therapy Aide provides individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to assist physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in rehabilitation settings. This certificate covers anatomy, therapeutic exercises, and patient care techniques. Graduates can work as physical therapist aides in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or outpatient clinics, supporting patients in their recovery process.

Certificate in Social Services Assistant

Program Description

The Certificate in Social Services Assistant prepares individuals for entry-level positions in social service agencies and community organizations. This certificate covers topics such as case management, client advocacy, and community resources. Graduates can work as social services assistants, supporting individuals and families in accessing the resources and services they need.