Associate’s Degree

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With an associate’s degree from Bethel, you’ll enhance your learning skills and unlock career opportunities in a flexible and supportive online community.

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12-26 months

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Discover learning that fits your life. In Bethel’s online associate’s degree programs, you’ll continue your education in an encouraging environment. The program gives you a solid general education foundation while focusing on practical and relevant application of skills and knowledge. You will be prepared to take on more job responsibilities and further advance your education.

Program Details

An associate’s degree from Bethel will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to advance your career and prepare you for bachelor’s degrees and beyond.

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At Bethel, your professional, life, military, and past educational experience could count as credits toward your degree. Save time and money. Find out more about how you could qualify for and earn college credits.

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Program Highlights

Bachelor’s-degree readiness

The A.A. and A.S. degree programs follow the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and provide an excellent foundation to pursue further study.

Rapid advancement

Our five-week classes allow you to move quickly toward your educational goals.

Learning relationships

Collaboration and connection with faculty and fellow students are vital to a successful learning experience. That’s why you’ll take classes with many of the same students to cultivate your community of support.

Free tutoring

Have access to free individual writing and math assistance, either in person or online. Our consultants have advanced degrees in their fields and are ready to help you.

Free course resources

Instead of buying textbooks, you’ll save time and money with access to free digital resources.

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At Bethel, you’ll receive an individualized learning plan based on your unique situation once you’re accepted. You’ll receive a full schedule and discover the various ways to meet your requirements efficiently and quickly, including credits for life experience. And Bethel also offers remedial coursework in math, reading, and writing to help those who need it to prepare for success in a college-level class. The Associate’s Degree Program is built to help ensure your college success.

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Career Outcomes

Wondering what you can do after earning an associate’s degree?

An associate's degree will prepare you to take on more responsibilities in your workplace and empower you to advance your education even further. Some of our graduates continue on to an adult-focused bachelor's program here at Bethel.


Learn how to:

  • Find strategies and plans for self-directed learning
  • Think critically about ideas
  • Apply ethical principles in your studies and daily life
  • Collaborate with others in leadership
  • Communicate effectively through speaking and writing
  • Understand how to relate Christian faith to your area of study
  • Navigate human, social, and environmental relationships in our diverse world
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