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Category: Associate of Applied Science

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Grow Your Future with an Agriculture Associate Degree

Some of the best jobs in rural America involve the natural areas that make up the heart of these regions. Missouri State University-West Plains offers two degrees that will prepare students to fill a variety of roles, from agribusiness and plant science to natural resources and wildlife management. They are the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in General Agriculture and…

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The Associate of Applied Science in Technology: A cutting-edge educational experience

Technology has advanced at an exponential rate over the past few years, and as such students seeking a career in that field must be well prepared to deal with those changes. To that end, Missouri State University-West Plains offers the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technology, to prepare students for an ever-changing field that fosters the advancement of an…

Child and family development student Cory Neal interacts with young students at The Learning Tree.

Child and Family Development: Helping to build and nurture a positive future

  If you like working directly with children and families to help make a difference in their lives, the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Child and Family Development offered at Missouri State University-West Plains might be the degree program for you.   “The AAS in Child and Family Development (CFD) prepares students to work in a wide range of human service…

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Computer Graphics and Programming: For those with a passion for game creation.

Want to help shape the future of gaming? A great way to learn the basics is through the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Graphics and Programming (CGP) degree offered at Missouri State University-West Plains. “We provide students the opportunity to get in and learn about game art, programming and design so they can find their passion before they…

Tresa Ryan teaching a HIT class.

Health Information Technology: A diversified learning experience with many potential career options

Looking for a degree that will prepare you for a wide variety of job opportunities? Look no further than the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Health Information Technology (HIT). “Health Information Technology is an ever-evolving field,” HIT Director Tresa Ryan said. “Some degrees only train you to do one thing, but HIT opens many doors in the health care…