Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in apprenticeship technologies is a degree completion program specifically designed for individuals who are in process of completing or have completed a formal apprenticeship program and who are interested in earning a degree to prepare for leadership and management positions within their trade or occupation.
The apprenticeship technology will recognize and enhance your journey-level experience by granting up to 38 credits towards the completion of your degree and include coursework in communications, applied mathematics, business, and computer applications, as well as, other technical coursework.
Individuals earning this degree must complete a formal apprenticeship program and hold journey-level status in trades or occupations (including occupational license or occupational certificate) recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Training and Employment Administration.
Through the program, journey-level workers will gain skills needed to hold leadership positions within their organization by developing management and leadership skills of incumbent workers in the industry.
The apprenticeship technologies program is delivered collaboratively through UAA, UAF and UAS. The practical integration of general coursework and the recognition of prior-training and experience for vocational-technical trades specifically reflects the commitment of the university to high-quality instruction and public service.
Students applying to the apprenticeship technologies degree program must present documentation of acceptance into an apprenticeship program meeting the requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, Training and Employment Administration. Upon review, you may earn up to 38 credits toward your degree following completion of required courses.
Students are encouraged to begin required courses while completing their apprenticeship program to expand the quality and breadth of the program.
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