associate's degree

noun

: a degree that is given to a student who has completed two years of study at a junior college, college, or university in the U.S.

Examples of associate's degree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Houston homicide Detective Caleb Bowling said last month that the 17-year-old — who graduated high school in 2023 and was just a few classes shy of completing her associate's degree — merged into the right lane and unintentionally cut off the suspect's vehicle. Audrey Conklin, Fox News, 22 Jan. 2024 The rapper earned an associate's degree while in prison and facilitated violence prevention and sobriety counseling programs, while also participating in a variety of educational and rehabilitative classes, according to Hochul's office. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, arkansasonline.com, 25 Dec. 2023 Barber earned an associate's degree in science and graduated magna cum laude in May 2020. Emily J. Shiffer, Peoplemag, 12 Sep. 2023 Any fellow who successfully completes the program, not just those serving Cincinnati Public Schools, will be awarded nine credit hours toward an associate's degree in early education at Cincinnati State. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 22 Aug. 2023 An associate's degree, less, high school diploma, less, and so forth. Nbc Universal, NBC News, 9 July 2023 Milligan earned her associate's degree in radiology. I.c. Murrell, Arkansas Online, 14 May 2023 From there, people with any associate's degree and bachelor's degrees in a STEM field qualify for a fully refundable tax credit, and people with non-STEM bachelor's degrees and graduate degrees do not get a refundable credit. Robert Farrington, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Associate's degree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/associate%27s%20degree. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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