Massachusetts Schools Offering Associate's Degree Programs

Massachusetts Schools Offering Associate’s Degree Programs

Schools in Massachusetts

Lincoln Tech

Are you looking for hands-on training at a well-respected technical school?

Since 1946, Lincoln Technical Institute has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. Our in-depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Hospitality, automotive Technology, HVAC Technology and Electrical Systems Technology.

What sets Lincoln Technical Institute apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities – that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, Diploma and Associate Degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.

But our strengths go beyond that. our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.

When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: Our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition – and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Technical Institute offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify and Career Placement Assistance is available upon graduation.

  • Somerville
  • Brockton
  • Lowell
  • Lincoln
  • East Windsor
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Computer and Network Support Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Motorcycle Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Diesel Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Electrical

Branford Hall Career Institute

Prestigious Branford Hall has been a leader in professional education for four decades. Branford Hall has campuses conveniently located in Branford, Southington and Windsor, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Albany and Bohemia, New York. Students are instructed with state-of-the-art, real-world technologies that today’s employers are seeking.

  • Springfield Technical
  • Springfield
  • HVAC
  • Culinary Arts
  • Computer Networking Management
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Health Claims Specialist
  • Massage Therapy

New England Institute of Technology

New England Institute of Technology – Located in East Greenwich, RI

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical college offering over 30 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in Technical Career Education in southern New England, New England Tech is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Every year over 2,000 students choose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

Key Facts:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Day or Evening Classes
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify / Ask about our Military and Veterans benefits
  • Career Planning Assistance
  • Housing Assistance

Financial Aid (for those who qualify):

  • Non-repayable grants
  • Work-study programs
  • Student Loans
  • Our own tuition payment plan
  • Military and Veterans Benefits
  • East Greenwich
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Marine Technology
  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • Aviation Science / Flight Training
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Business Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Game Design and Development Technology
  • Nursing
  • Electrical Technology
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Refrigeration/Air Conditioning and Heating
  • Automotive High Performance
  • Heating
  • Automotive Technology
  • Digital Media Production
  • Applied Technical Studies
  • Electrical Technology with Renewable Energy Systems
  • Surgical Technology
  • Building Construction and Cabinetmaking
  • Interior Design
  • Plumbing and Heating
  • Network Engineering and Computer Servicing
  • Welding Engineering Technology
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Electronic Systems Engineering Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design
  • Architectural Building Engineering
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Animal and Veterinary Management
  • Paramedic Technology
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Respiratory Care

Porter and Chester Institute

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester

At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success. By completing one of our Automotive, Computer, Healthcare, or Trades programs, you’ll enjoy five advantages during your job search:

  1. You gain knowledge and skills employers want you to know.
  2. You learn from instructors who’ve worked in the field.
  3. You learn by doing through hands-on instruction.
  4. You develop personal skills and habits to become more employable.
  5. You enhance your job interview skills and résumé.

Learn more about the advantages you can enjoy at Porter and Chester by completing the form on this page.

  • Canton
  • Woburn
  • Chicopee
  • HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refridgeration)
  • Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
  • Computer & Network Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Electrician: Industrial, Commercial, Residential
  • Administrative Health Specialist

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy

Are you creative? Do you have an eye for style and a flair for fashion? You’re one of the rare people who could actually turn your natural talents into a thriving career. Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy, a beauty school located in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, trains students to begin careers they love in the growing fields of cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring.

At Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy, we are passionate about sharing our love of the beauty industry with the next generation of professionals. We enjoy getting to know each of our students on an individual level. Our mission is to identify your strengths, draw out your talent and bring you closer to your career goals with the cosmetology, manicuring and esthetics training you need.

  • Ludlow
  • Manicuring
  • Esthetician
  • Cosmetology

Lincoln College of New England

The right college experience built around a personalized education.

Are you ready to Be Amazing?

WELCOME! We’re delighted to introduce you to Lincoln College of New England and all that it has to offer as the first step toward succeeding in your chosen career. You’ll be glad to know that this college is part of the Lincoln family of schools across the nation, which has more than 60 years experience in training and guiding ambitious, career-minded students just like you. So be confident…when it comes to the kind of professional, specialized, hands-on education you’re seeking, you couldn’t have made a better choice.


Lincoln College of New England empowers students with knowledge and skills, while promoting the confidence and integrity necessary to succeed in diverse careers and communities. The College creates a student-centered 21st century learning environment providing a comprehensive education with an emphasis on career and applied knowledge.


Lincoln College of New England strives to be a leading institution providing comprehensive career-oriented programs with flexible delivery options designed to accommodate the ever-changing lifestyle of the modern day student.

  • Southington
  • Business Management
  • Broadcasting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Accounting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Executive Medical Assistant
  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Mortuary Science
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Information Coding
  • Communications
  • Dental Chairside Assistant
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Services
  • Criminal Justice (Associate)

Mildred Elley

The mission of Mildred Elley is to provide quality career education and technical training to allow students of diverse educational, cultural and personal backgrounds to become successful in an ever-changing global economy. Mildred Elley strives to afford students quality placement opportunities and instill in all of our graduates a desire for lifelong education and learning.

  • Mildred Elley - Albany, NY
  • Mildred Elley - Pittsfield
  • Medical Office Assistant - CERT
  • Massage Therapy - AS
  • Medical Assistant - AS
  • Administrative Assistant - CERT
  • Clinical Medical Assistant - CERT
  • Business Technologies Specialist - CERT
  • Advanced Paralegal Studies - AS
  • Accounting Systems Specialist - CERT
  • Practical Nursing (LPN) - CERT
  • Business Management - AS
  • Massage Therapy - CERT
  • Information Technology - AS
  • Network Administration and Computer Security - CERT
  • Paralegal Studies - CERT
  • Office, Project, and Event Management - AS
  • Practical Nurse (PN) - CERT
  • Early Childhood Education - CERT
  • Cosmetology - CERT

Salter School

The education you receive at The Salter School is designed to prepare you for an exciting career or to enhance the opportunities in your current career through enhanced skills. Externship studies in a student’s chosen program facilitate the transition from classroom knowledge to practical, on-the job training and knowledge. Career days, individualized career counseling and lifetime placement services reinforce what The Salter School mission has been for over sixty years – to offer students a challenging, intensive program of study leading to satisfying business and professional careers.

  • Tewksbury
  • Malden
  • Fall River
  • Massage Therapy
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Health Claims Specialist

Salter College

Salter College, a private two-year college, offers an enriching balance of liberal arts and professional career education. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our students through quality education and support services while fostering an environment that inspires academic excellence, intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and an interest in life-long learning and continued higher education.

  • Worcester
  • Massage Therapy
  • Office Administration: Medical
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Assisting - Associates
  • Culinary
  • Medical Assisting - Certificate

Cortiva Institute

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting? With the education you will receive at the Cortiva Institute, that career can be yours.

Massage therapy is a flexible and rewarding career in which you not only take care of others – you also take care of yourself! You can work in a resort spa, cruise ship, medical office, sports clinic, destination spa, or a day spa close to home. You can even start your own private practice!

  • Boston
  • Massage Therapy