Associate of Arts
An A.A. degree provides a foundation in general education including courses in mathematics, humanities and social sciences, communication, and natural sciences. Students may transfer their degree credits to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree in the arts or sciences.
Federal regulations require institutions participating in student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible education programs.
The Associate of Arts degree Program in Counseling requires 66 credit hours and is designed as a two-year program of study. The program is designed to prepare students for entry level job as Behavioral Health Technicians at the Navajo Nation Department of Behavioral Health Services, in area hospitals, schools and surrounding Pueblos, and/or students may continue to obtain a baccalaureate degree in Counseling or Psychology. The A.A. degree has two concentrations: Substance Use Disorder and Crisis Management & Suicide Prevention.
- General Education Requirements - 24 Credits
- Core Counseling Courses - 42 Credits
The purpose of the Associate of Applied Science degree in General Education, also known as the Weekend College Program is to provide a flexible accelerated degree program format that allows adult learners to complete their degree by attending classes exclusively on the weekends. They offer practical introductions to the field of general education classes at the college level; additionally students may transfer to a a four-year college or university campus for the bachelor's degree.