Pennsylvania Schools Offering Associate's Degree Programs

Pennsylvania Schools Offering Associate’s Degree Programs

If you live in Pennsylvania and you’re looking to start a new career without going to college for a full four years, you may want to look into schools that offer associate’s degrees. You can get an associate’s degree in almost anything. Here are some good options in Pennsylvania to look into:

Schools in Pennsylvania

Lincoln Tech

Since 1946, Lincoln Tech 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, Information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.

What sets Lincoln Tech 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 Tech 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.

Campus
  • Allentown
  • Philadelphia
Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Automotive Technology

McCann School of Business & Technology

You’ll Love Our Flexible Program Options

Not everyone can devote an entire day to classwork. Some students work full- or part-time jobs while others have children and families to care for. We realize that life can be busy and hectic, so we developed flexible programs that allow students to attend classes at times that are convenient for them.

If you’re looking for flexible career programs, look no further than McCann. We can help you earn an ASB/AST Degree or Diploma without giving up your job or sacrificing time with your family.

Campus
  • Allentown
  • Lewisburg
Programs
  • Electronic Health Records - Associate in Specialized Business
  • IT Support Specialist - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Phlebotomist - Diploma
  • Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate of Specialized Technology
  • Commercial & Industrial Maintenance Technician - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Massage Therapy - Diploma
  • Professional Massage Therapy - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Surgical Technology - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma

Berks Technical Institute

Flexible Programs at BTI

At BTI, we understand that not everyone can take classes during the day. Many of our students have hectic work schedules, families to care for or both. If you need a career training program with evening classes or even online options, our flexible ASB/AST Degree and Diploma programs are a great place to start. (Please Note: Some classes may not be offered in the evening. )

Who Should Consider Our Flexible Program Options?

If you’re employed or a parent, our flexible ASB/AST Degree and Diploma programs are a great way to earn your credential while making a living and taking care of your family. Learn more below.

Our evening courses are great for Parents

If you’re a parent, you know how hectic life can get. Often the evenings are the only times you can get anything accomplished. At Berks Technical Institute, we want to help you succeed and the time of day doesn’t matter. In the mornings, in the afternoon, or in the evenings, we want to be here to help you.

Campus
  • Wyomissing
Programs
  • Drafting Technology - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Dental Assistant - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Medical Assisting - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Business Administration - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Diploma
  • Graphic Design - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • IT Support Specialist - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Electronic Health Records - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Early Childhood Education - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Massage Therapy - Diploma
  • Paralegal - Associate in Specialized Business

Elmira Business Institute

Take the fast track to your future at Elmira Business Institute!

Learn how you can get the training you need to begin a rewarding career in a field of high-demand. Complete and submit the form and one of our Admissions Representatives will be in touch soon to tell you more.

Advantages offered by Elmira Business Institute include:

  • Financial aid available for those who qualify
  • Accelerated, career-centered training in a wide range of industries
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Tuition planning
  • Lifetime career assistance
  • Two convenient campus locations

Certificate Degrees

  • Financial Services
  • General Business
  • General Office Assistant
  • Human Resources
  • Small Business Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Office Assistant

Associate Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Office Technologies
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist

EBI holds Accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

EBI is proud to support our country’s veterans and has been approved for veterans benefits.

Campus
  • Vestal
Programs
  • Associate - Medical Office Technologies
  • Associate - Business Administration with Small Business Management
  • Associate - Medical Billing and Reimbursement
  • Associate - Accounting
  • Certificate - Medical Billing and Coding

Automotive Training Center

For 100 years, Automotive Training Center, also known as ATC has trained hard working students to become automotive industry professionals. From the schools beginnings in 1917, to the two multi-million dollar campuses in Exton and Warminster, Pa, we have maintained our standing as one of the Philadelphia area’s well respected technical schools. When it comes to providing students with a real world learning experience, check us out…we are Automotive Training Center.

When you graduate from one of our career training programs; Automotive Technology, Automotive & Hi-Performance Technology, Automotive & Diesel Technology, Collision Reconditioning Technology and Marine Service Technology*, you may qualify to work in career positions such as:

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Service Advisor /Parts Counterperson
  • Auto Restoration Technician
  • Collision Repair Technician
  • Custom Painter
  • Performance Engine Rebuilder
  • Marine Service Technician*
  • Auto Insurance Appraiser / Adjuster
  • Diesel Engine Technician
  • Power Generator Technician

And more!!

You can start your career moving ahead by completing the information on the attached form. Our admissions representative will contact you to answer any questions you may have and explain to you how to get started training on the career of your dreams.

*Warminster campus only

Campus
  • Warminster
  • Exton
Programs
  • Automotive & Hi-Performance Technology
  • Marine Service Technology
  • Collision Reconditioning Technology
  • Automotive Technology - Evening
  • Automotive Technology
  • Automotive & Diesel Technology

Cortiva Institute

Cortiva Institute doesn’t just teach. We engage, excite and inspire you.

Cortiva Institute is the country’s largest dedicated massage therapy and skin care school with 30 campuses in 13 states and a national reputation for excellence that sets the industry standard.

Students choose Cortiva Institute because we care about the same things you do: innovation, real-world experience, and promoting the highest standards in education and the industry. Our culture challenges students to grow, not only academically, but personally and professionally- by training to care for others, Cortiva Institute graduates become the best versions of themselves.

The full Cortiva Institute experience gives you the tools and confidence to succeed, from our holistic, hands-on curriculum, to expert faculty- all practicing specialists in their field- who guide you every step of the way.

Our programs balance science and artistry, so you’ll love what you’re learning, whether you hope to become a massage therapist, makeup artist or aspire to specialize in skin care. The support you’ll get, from teachers and peers alike, is the best motivation to follow your dreams.

Why choose the Cortiva Institute?

  • A diploma in as little as 7 1/2 months*
  • Convenient Day and Night classes that fit your life
  • Dynamic clinical internships built into each program
  • 1,000s of jobs available across the country
  • Support in finding a career that gives you joy
  • Accomplished instructors and faculty to guide your development
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify*

Thousands of New Job Opportunities Every Year

Cortiva’s National Career Services Department has developed a worldwide network of thousands of employers, which generates an average of more than 5,000 new job opportunities nationwide for Cortiva graduates each year.

Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Cortiva Institute cannot guarantee employment or salary. But our career services assistance starts when you are a student and does not stop even after you graduate. From your first job to your last in the industry – whether you need help tomorrow or ten years from now – we’re here to help you succeed.


The Cortiva Institute Illinois campuses are approved by IBHE. The Charlottesville campus is certified to operate by SCHEV.

*Programs and program length may vary by campus. Financial aid is not available for the 300-hour Skin Care Training Program at the Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale campuses or the Professional Skin Care Program and Makeup Artistry & Skin Care Program at the Tampa/St.Pete campus.

Campus
  • King of Prussia, PA
  • York, PA
  • Wall, NJ
Programs
  • Massage Therapy

Ashworth College

Ashworth offers respected, affordable online degree programs and expert guidance to help you meet your goals while balancing work and family. Now you can get the precise training you need to become the professional you’ve always wanted to be. And you can go as far as your education takes you.

Campus
  • Ashworth College
Programs
  • Computer Service and Repair
  • Tax Preparation
  • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Payroll Clerk
  • AutoCAD
  • Travel Agent
  • Accounting Basics
  • Sterile Processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Gourmet Cooking and Catering
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Locksmithing
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Transcription

Independence University

An Education That Pays Off

Think you can’t afford your degree? Think again! At IU, we’ll help you get the financial aid you qualify for, from federal loans to a variety of grants and scholarships. With IU, your degree is more affordable than you may think.

Fresh Start Scholarships

Our scholarship programs can help you get a fresh start and focus on what’s most important: pursuing your degree. There are many excellent scholarship options available to those who qualify.*

Personal

Get personalized support with free tutoring, student advisers, and career services.

Flexible

Start whenever you’re ready and study anytime, anywhere you have Internet access.

Practical

Get a laptop and a tablet to use in school and keep when you graduate!**

Independence University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.


*Scholarship awards are limited and only available to those who qualify. See www.scholarshipshc.com for details.
**Does not apply to master’s programs.
Independence University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Campus
  • Online
Programs
  • Medical Specialties (AOS)
  • Business Management & Accounting (AAS)
  • Software and Mobile Application Development (BS)
  • Graphic Arts (AAS)

Purdue University

The Purdue Global Advantage

A name that opens doors. Practical skills to succeed. And a clear path to advance your career.

This is innovation. This is extreme personalization. This is a world-class education that’s tailored to the unique needs of working adults. Now you can earn a degree from an accredited online university that is part of the respected Purdue University system. Our innovative approach to teaching and modern curriculum give you the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career-and the edge to conquer whatever comes next. Because this is education designed for you. This is Purdue Global.

Take 3 Weeks to Get to Know Us

Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation beyond the application fee.

With the Purdue Global Commitment, you can try our classes before you owe any tuition. We stand behind the quality of our education and believe you should have the opportunity to experience real classes for real credits before making a decision.

Campus
  • Online
Programs
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Medical Assisting

Career Step

Career Step, a leading online school, focuses on helping students quickly gain the career skills they need to succeed in rapidly growing industries. With 20 years of experience, the school has trained over 70,000 students in the United States and internationally and offers programs in the allied health, administrative services, and technology industries. Career Step’s training programs are offered entirely online, and the school is committed to helping each enrolling student graduate and successfully transition to a rewarding career.

Career Step training offers you the following benefits:

  • Affordably priced programs that prepare you to earn a good living
  • Flexible online training that lets you learn on your schedule
  • One-on-one instructor access throughout the course
  • Graduate resources to help you turn your education into a job

Campus
  • Career Step
Programs
  • Professional Medical Coding & Billing - Certificate
  • Medical Transcription Editor - Certificate