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Degrees & Programs Listed by Career Pathways

Degrees and Programs listed below are organized by typical careers associated with the different degrees & programs.

  • Click on the Cluster Category to view typical careers associated with these degrees/programs.
  • Click on the Description to go to a high-level view of the program.
  • Buttons in the degrees columns indicate the type of degree or certification you can earn in each program. Click on the button in the degree category to view the academic requirements for each degree or certification.
  • Click on the Department icon to go to the department's web module.

 

Agriculture - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Agriculture   AS       B/SS
Agribusiness AA         B/SS
Equine Management       AGS   B/SS

 

Arts - Performing Arts, Music & Theatre - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Music AA         VPA
Theatre AA         VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Technology & Design AA         VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Performance AA         VPA
Theatre - Emphasis in Arts Management AA         VPA

 

Arts - Visual Art & Digital Art - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Art AA         VPA
Graphic Design     AAS   CERT VPA

 

Business & Management - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Accounting AA   AAS     B/SS
Business Administration AA         B/SS
Legal Office Assistant     AAS   CERT B/SS
Legal Office Support         CERT B/SS
Administrative Office Management     AAS     B/SS
Office Careers         CERT B/SS
Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership     AAS     B/SS
Golf Course Management AA         B/SS
Hotel and Restaurant Management AA         B/SS
Leadership (Business Emphasis)       AGS   B/SS
Management Information Systems AA         B/SS

 

Career & Tech Ed / Vocational Training - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Applied Technologies       AGS   CTE
Automotive Technology     AAS   CERT CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- AAS degree
    AAS     CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- Vocational Certificate C
        CERT CTE
Machine and Tool Technology
--- Vocational Certificate A
        CERT CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- AAS degree
    AAS     CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- Vocational Certificate C
        CERT CTE
Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics)
--- Vocational Certificate A
        CERT CTE
Milling Technician         CERT CTE
Non-Destructive Technology     AAS     CTE
Numerical Control Programming         CERT CTE
Welding Technology
--- AAS degree
    AAS     CTE
Welding Technology
--- Vocational Certificate C
        CERT CTE
Welding Technology
--- Vocational Certificate A
        CERT CTE

 

Computer Science & Information Technology - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Computer Information Science AA         NS/M
Computer Science   AS       NS/M
Information Security         CERT NS/M
Management Information Systems AA         B/SS

 

Cosmetology - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Cosmetology     AAS   CERT HHS

 

Criminal Justice - click to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Criminal Justice AA   AAS   CERT HHS
Forensic Sciences   AS       NS/M
Pre-Law AA         HUM

 

Education - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Child Care and Development     AAS   CERT HHS
Elementary/Early Childhood AA         HHS
Elementary/Early Child WSU AA         HHS
Health and Physical Education (*) AA         HHS
Instructional Technology & Design AA         HHS
Paraprofessional Educator AA         HHS
Secondary Education AA         HHS
Sports Management AA         HHS

 

Engineering - Pre-Professional Program - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Engineering (Pre) Manufacturing with
Wichita State University
  AS       NS/M
Engineering (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Engineering Technology   AS       NS/M

 

English & Journalism - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Creative Writing AA         HUM
English AA         HUM

 

Healthcare & Medical Services - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
CNA/CMA and Related Classes         PREP HHS
EMS Education         PREP HHS
EMS Leadership       AGS   HHS
EMS Paramedic - EMS     AAS     HHS
Fire Science         CERT HHS
Health Services Management &
Community Development
AA         HHS
Leadership       AGS   HHS
Long Term Adult Health Care Administrator         PREP HHS
Medical Transcription     AAS   CERT HHS
Medical Coding     AAS   CERT HHS
Medical Office Support         CERT HHS
RN Program         PREP HHS

 

Healthcare Medical - Pre-professional - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Chiropractic (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Dental Hygiene (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Dentistry (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Dietetics (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Medicine (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Mortuary Science (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Nursing (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Pharmacy (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Physical Therapy (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Pre-Athletic Training (Pre) (*)   AS       HHS
Veterinary Medicine (Pre)   AS       NS/M

 

Liberal Arts - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Liberal Arts AA         HUM

 

Mass Communications - Broadcasting, Marketing - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Mass Communications AA         HUM

 

Mathematics - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Mathematics   AS       NS/M

 

Natural Science - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Biology   AS       NS/M
Chemistry   AS       NS/M
Physics (Pre)   AS       NS/M
Environmental Health - Transfer to MSSU   AS       NS/M
Environmental Science   AS       NS/M

 

Social Science - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Anthropology AA         SS
History AA         SS
Political Science AA         SS
Psychology AA         SS
Religion AA         SS
Social Work AA         SS
Sociology AA         SS

 

Sports & Recreation - click here to view typical careers

Degree/Program Descriptions

AA AS AAS AGS CERT DEPT
Health and Physical Education (*) AA         HHS
Sports Management/Sports Administration AA         HHS
Pre-Athletic Training (*)   AS       HHS