A Michigan community college that averages in the top 5 percent for student transfer success, Southwestern Michigan College offers programs that lead to Associate degrees and/or certificates.
Southwestern Michigan College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Associate in Arts (AA) (Transfer)
The Associate in Arts degree is primarily designed as the equivalent of the first half of a baccalaureate degree in non-science areas.
Associate in Science (AS) (Transfer)
The Associate in Science degree is primarily designed as the equivalent of the first half of a baccalaureate degree in science areas.
Bachelor's Degrees through University Partners
Southwestern Michigan College offers several bachelor’s degree options without leaving our campus through Ferris State University or Bethel College.
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) (Occupational)
The Associate in Applied Science degree is designed to prepare you to immediately enter the workforce or advance your career with specific occupational skills.
Numerous certificate programs are offered in career areas and are designed to develop or enhance employment skills. The certificate program can usually be completed in one year. These certificates are designed so you can continue on to the AAS degree without loss of earned credit.
Specialty Certificates\Credential Programs
Specialty credentials are designed to prepare a student to enter the workforce with a specific occupational skill learned in less than one year.
2013-2014 Program Guides
Go from a Michigan community college to any of the nation’s top four-year universities by starting with a program at Southwestern Michigan College. Browse the links below for individual programs: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, assorted certificates and bachelor's degrees through our university partners.
(Approximately 2 years to complete)
(Approximately 1 year to complete)
(through University Partners)
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