Associate degree



a degree granted especially by junior colleges after completion of two years of study.
Abbreviation: A.A.
Contemporary Examples

An associate degree costs $395 a credit, for instance—nearly 10 times the cost at a public community college.
‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill Aaron Glantz June 27, 2014

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