Accelerated Associate Degree Programs

Accelerated Associate Degree Programs

Designed for busy adults who want to get ahead.

Associate degree holders earn an average of $8,000 per year more than their high school-educated peers. – U.S. Census Bureau

Earning an associate degree can give you personal fulfillment and lead directly to a better paying position, one that requires college-level education. Or it can also be a stepping stone to earning your bachelor's degree.

Elizabethtown College's School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers accelerated associate degree programs designed for adult learners like you. Our adult-friendly program allows you to focus on one class at a time in five-week sessions, with evening classes in Elizabethtown, Harrisburg, York or Lancaster--or online. We offer associate degrees in the following areas of study:

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Associate of Arts

  • Corporate Communications

Associate of Science

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Services
  • Information Systems

Credits earned in the associate degree programs at Elizabethtown College can be applied to our bachelor's degree programs, meaning that when you are ready you can continue to pursue your education.

Elizabeth Harvey, Lancaster – A.A. Corporate Communications

I am thankful that Elizabethtown College has the accelerated adult program. I will finish something I should have completed 30 years ago!