The Advantages of Getting Your Associate Degree at NOVA
- Students often will be considered to have attained junior standing.
- Studies show that people with an associate degree earn up to 25% more each year than someone who is doing the same job without a degree.
- Degree programs provide students with practical, up-to-date information of certain industries and equip them with skills that are in demand.
- The fact that having a degree opens more doors for your career means that you have the power to determine which doors you want to step through.
- Articulation agreements with many four-year schools make it easier the degree as a whole to transfer rather than course-by-course.
- Most general education requirements are met if you transfer with an A.S. or A.A. Degree at NOVA.
- Many four-year colleges/universities prefer to see that you can accomplish a goal.
Four-year colleges/universities are becoming more competitive. It's usually easier to get in with a transferable degree.