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Associate Degree Programs in the Philippines

Associate degrees typically take two to three years to obtain, depending on the field of study. Upon completion of the program, you will be granted an Associate Degrees that you can use either to pursue employment or gain acceptance into an undergraduate degree program.

Most of the time, this is synonymous to a vocational course, although not all vocational courses will grant you an associate degree after you’ve completed the program.

Some colleges and universities in the Philippines offer ladderized courses that will allow you to transition from a two or three-year associate degree program into a four or five-year undergraduate degree program.

Below are some examples of available Associate Degree programs in the Philippines:

Computer Sciences

  • Associate in Information Technology
  • Associate in Information Management
  • Associate in Computer Technology
  • Associate in Computer Science
  • Associate in Computer Technology
  • Associate in Electrical Technology
  • Associate in Electronics Technology


  • Associate in Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate in Electrical Engineering
  • Associate in Marine Engineering
  • Associate in Material Science and Engineering
  • Associate in Communication Engineering
  • Associate in Automotive Technology

Health Sciences

  • Associate Science in Nursing
  • Associate in Health Science Education

Social Sciences

  • Associate in Criminology
  • Associate in Arts

Architecture and Design

  • Associate in Architecture
  • Associate in Fine Arts
  • Associate in Architectural Drafting


  • Associate in Agribusiness Technology

Environmental Studies/Natural Sciences

  • Associate in Forestry


  • Associate in Office Administration
  • Associate in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Associate in Accounting
  • Associate in Accounting Technology (AAT)
  • Associate in Business Administration


  • Associate in Marine Transportation

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  1. hello..graduate po ako ng Associate of Computer technology posible po bang ituloy ko ng degree course im working abroad po no time to go back in school
    Pls help me po, gusto ko ituloy kahit online magkaron lang ako ng degree.
    sama may mag advice ..salamat po, tsaka paano po ang proseso…thanks in advance..God bless u all!

  2. Interested in associate accounting course.

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