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At Columbus State, you can take a two-year degree, then transfer to a four-year school and finish your bachelor's degree. Our degrees are designed to transfer seamlessly to most public colleges in Ohio and a number of private schools. Many students also take a few courses here, then transfer.
Get a Degree here
Associate of Arts Degree: This degree is designed to satisfy the general education requirements of most public colleges in Ohio. More
Associate of Science Degree: This degree is also designed to serve as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, although it is typically more technical. Check with your advisor to see which degree suits you best. More
Pre-Major Program with Ohio State University: New! We've developed a number of associate degrees designed to transfer straight into technical majors at Ohio State University.
Take classes here, then transfer
Students often come here to take only a few courses, then transfer to another school. Sometimes they want to start here to get into the swing of college; other students take classes here while home on break.
Students here enjoy small class sizes, no teaching assistants, and tuition fees that are nearly a third of those at four-year colleges. They also find courses every bit as rigorous as those at four-year schools.
Career & Technical Degrees:
In addition to Associate of Arts programs, we also offer associate degrees that give you a credential to get a degree immediately. Some of those are technical, such as Engineering or Environmental Science. Check with your advisor to determine what's right for you.