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2018 - 2019 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Programs of Study

Cowley College offers over 100 degrees and certificates.

Transferable Pathway Programs & Courses

You can complete your first two years of coursework leading toward a bachelor’s degree in virtually any field of study at a university. Cowley College has articulation agreements with universities, online colleges, and technical schools in Kansas, Oklahoma, and beyond. We will help you design a degree program with courses that will transfer to the college of your choice.

Work-Ready Degrees & Certificates

Many Associate Degrees and Certificates give you the credentials and skills you need to immediately enter a specialized workforce.


Cowley College and Cowley College Online are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science

This degree is designed to prepare students for entry into an occupation or closely related cluster of occupations. The objective of the AAS degree is to enhance employment opportunities.

Associate of Arts

This degree is designed to specifically meet the student’s educational objectives and needs through the completion of the general education distribution requirement. The courses are equivalent to lower-division courses offered at Kansas Regent’s universities.

Associate of General Studies

This degree is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, attitudes, and greater philosophical appreciation for lifelong learning.

Associate of Science

This degree is designed to prepare students for transfer with advanced standing to 4-year colleges or universities. These programs are for students who plan to major in a science related discipline.

Vocational Certificate

Vocational Certificates prepare students for entry-level positions in career and technology jobs. Certificates typically recognize completion of a course of study based on a specific field.

Non-Degree Stand Alone Programs