Programs of Study Overview
Germanna Community College is a comprehensive institution of higher education offering programs of instruction generally extending no more than two years beyond the high school level. The College provides residents of the area with opportunities to pursue many educational goals. In addition, the College offers a strong counseling program and other services to students, all designed to assist students in making decisions regarding occupational, educational, and personal goals.
Associate of Arts & Sciences (AA&S) Degrees
Awarded to students who complete requirements in specialized curricula such as: Business Administration, Education, General Studies, Liberal Arts, and Science. This degree is appropriate for those students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions after completing a program of study at Germanna.
Associate of Science (AS) Degree
The Associate of Science Degrees (AS) are awarded to students who complete requirements in Engineering. This degree is appropriate for those students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions after completing the Engineering program at Germanna.
Associate of Applied Science
(AAS) Degrees (Occupational-Technical Programs)
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees are awarded to students who complete major requirements in one of the occupational-technical curricula and may plan to obtain full-time employment upon graduation from Germanna.
Certificates are awarded to students who complete one of the approved non-degree curricula which is usually less than two years in length.
Career Studies Certificates
Career Studies Certificates are awarded to students who complete one of the career studies programs. Career studies programs are developed and implemented in response to community needs when institutional resources permit. The College reserves the right to withdraw program offerings if there is not sufficient demand or for other appropriate reasons.
Students can earn bachelor's and master's degrees through TELETECHNET, a partnership between Germanna Community College and Old Dominion University.
Center for Workforce & Community Education
Center for Workforce & Community Education offers a wide range of credit and noncredit courses, seminars, workshops, consulting and training services through the Center.