Associate Degree: An award that requires completion of at least 60 semester credit hours. COTC offers three types of associate degrees:
- Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree and transfer to any public four-year university in Ohio.
- Associate of Applied Business and Associate of Applied Science degrees have a specific career focus and prepare students for immediate employment upon graduation.
- Associate of Technical Studies degrees are a customized degree designed by COTC and the student with a clearly identifiable career objective.
Major: An area of specialization within an applied associate degree that includes at least 12 semester credit hours.
One-Year Certificate: An award for the completion of at least 30 semester credit hours for a specific career.
Short-Term Certificate: An award for the completion of less than 30 semester credit hours for a specific career. Each link
listed below contains detailed program information, links to learning
outcomes, plans of study, and additional information for each area of