Online Associate's Degree Programs

Earn Your AA Online with New England College!

online associates degrees

Earning your online associate of arts degree is an important decision that can open up new career possibilities and provide a foundation for your future educational pursuits. Doing it online with New England College can make it achievable. You’ll explore a wide range of academic subjects with NEC’s liberal arts foundation. Courses include natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, art, humanities and literature.

Whatever your reason for obtaining an AA – to increase your earning potential, identify your career aspirations, keep your education in forward motion while you save for your bachelor’s degree, or return to college after a long absence – NEC gives you the flexibility to do it on your own terms and schedule. And with the chance to save on overall tuition costs by completing your degree sooner, you stand to gain even more! Online courses at NEC are offered in convenient seven-week sessions with seven academic sessions per year. Compare that to other programs and you can see the difference in time and savings can really add up.

The dynamic multimedia technology powering NEC’s online courses results in a video-based e-learning environment that is both engaging and rewarding. You can earn your degree from New England College 100% online with no campus attendance required. You’ll earn the same degree as campus-based students and take classes from NEC’s world-class professors and adjunct faculty experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with 24/7 access to professor-led streaming video lectures and MP3 and MP4 lecture downloads. Interact with instructors and fellow classmates via email and in live chat rooms and faculty-hosted discussion boards. NEC courses are very user-friendly – just log in and learn!



Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Core liberal studies in subjects such as humanities, social sciences and literature give students a broad perspective of the world and a foundation of knowledge employers value. They learn to think creatively, improve communication and make meaningful contributions personally and professionally.

Associate of Arts in Business Administration

Foundational liberal studies are blended with business courses such as accounting, economics, business law and marketing. Students gain a sound understanding of the theories that underpin business decisions and learn to think critically, problem solve and confidently make decisions.

Associate of Arts in Psychology - NEW!

Psychology degrees are a popular option for good reason: The flexible skill set gained from undergraduate psychology programs are a highly valued asset in myriad fields.

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice - NEW!

A degree in criminal justice lays the foundation for a multitude of options over the course of your career, from local and federal law enforcement to social work. 

Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration - NEW!

The healthcare industry is rapidly evolving as new technologies and medical advances improve patient care and prognoses, providing exciting opportunities for healthcare administration professionals to help further the innovations. 

Associate of Science in Accounting - NEW!

Businesses and individuals rely on accounting professionals for a variety of services, from bookkeeping to budget analysis to preparing financial statements. Learn more about taking the first step in your accounting career here!