What are the Different Types of College and University Degrees

For various reasons, more people than ever are displaying fake diplomas in their offices, homes and social media accounts.  No matter what your reason may be, we make it easy for you by offering a variety of majors and degrees available for Novelty Transcripts and Phony Diplomas. The entire process is so quick and simple, you don’t need a Degree to figure it out…see what I did there?

If you’re ready to put your best foot forward, but you’re unsure of which diploma would be best for you, we’ve outlined the most common types of post secondary degrees to help you decide.

Associate Degree – 2 Years – Requires High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Most commonly received from Community Colleges and Technical Schools, this is a degree that is granted after an individual completes an undergraduate course in college for two years.

For this particular degree, we offer a wide variety of majors that would be suitable for a variety of careers. These 2-year programs may provide the necessary training to prepare students for entry-level positions in fields like management, graphic design and other vocational areas. Common Types of Associate Degrees include:

  • Associate of Science (A.S.)
  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Associate of Associate of Arts(A.A.)

The majors covered under an Associate Degree vary widely, ensuring you get a headstart in your field of employment.  Common examples of Associate Degree Majors Include:

  • Associate of Arts in Accounting
  • Associate of Arts in Communication
  • Associate of Arts in Business Management
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Associate of Fine Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Graphic Design
  • Associate of Science in Biology
  • Associate of Science in Networking and Information Technology
  • Associate of Science in Chemistry
  • Associate of Scienec in Behavioral Studies
  • Associate of Science in Sociology
  • Associate of Science in Psychology

There are hundreds of Associate level degrees available to students of local Colleges, Trade Schools, Universities and Online Institutions.  Receiving an Associates Degree is most helpful if you are immediately entering the workforce, or if you intend to transfer to a larger University to complete your 4-year undergraduate degree.

Bachelors Degree – 4 Years – Requires Associate’s Degree or High School Diploma/GED

After an individual graduates with a two-year Associate Degree course, they are eligible to complete the Bachelor Degree program which takes four years to complete, though it can take up to 6 years if you live outside of the U.S. or attend school part time. A bachelor’s degree is also required for admittance into a graduate degree program. The different types of degrees available in a bachelor’s degree program include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

Also considered an Undergraduate Degree, there are hundreds of concentrations you can choose to major in, including:

  • Architecture
  • Business Administration
  • Child Psychology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Communications
  • Economics
  • Mass Media

Once you have received your Undergraduate Bachelor Degree, you can move in to further your education even more. Most people usually conclude their higher education once they graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree, but others move onward, and so shall we.

Masters Degree – 2 Years on average – Requires Bachelor’s Degree

This degree is awarded after an individual completes a course that could range anywhere from 1 to 4 years, allowing them to specialize in a particular area of study. Enrolling in a master’s degree program usually requires a minimum GPA and an acceptance score on a graduate entrance exam, such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). In addition, many master’s degree programs require a thesis or capstone project for graduation.

The most common degree programs available at the master’s level include the following:

  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)

Earning a master’s degree may qualify graduates to work in advanced or executive-level positions. A master’s degree is also required for entrance into some doctoral programs. We offer a wide variety of Majors, which include:

  • Master of Arts in Architecture
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Once you’ve “Mastered” your field of study (again, with the puns) you can stop here, or you can move on to complete the top level of higher education.

Doctorate Degree – 2 years or more – Commonly requires a Master’s Degree

Is there a Doctor in the house?  Well, there is now!  Also known as a Ph.D. program, a Doctoral degree is considered the highest an individual will have to study after obtaining the Masters Degree.  Along with the prestige of graduating with a Ph.D., students can expect to finalize a dissertation and a major research project. Medical-related doctoral programs may even have students complete hands-on clinical hours with real patients during the final years of the program. You may have heard of these types of Doctorate Degrees:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)

Ph.D. graduates are qualified to work as experts in their fields, which are not limited to:

  • Business
  • Research
  • Professors
  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Adult Education

Summary

This article discusses the various degrees and majors offered by Phony Diploma for their novelty degrees and fake diplomas.  While there are many different college level degree options, certificates and diploma programs, the four main degree levels include associate, bachelors, masters, and doctorate.

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