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July 1, 2021
July 1, 2021, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has added three new programs to its roster of fully online degree studies – Associate of Arts in English, Associate of Arts in Psychology (Liberal Arts), and Associate of Science in Health Services.
“Our fully online degree programs provide the opportunity for students to achieve their educational goals from any convenient location and at times convenient for them,” said HCCC President Dr. Chris Reber. “The College also provides online tutoring, and 24/7/365 technical support to help ensure successful outcomes. Regardless of where students live, those enrolled in any of our fully online degree programs are eligible for the in-county tuition rate.”
HCCC’s nine fully online degree programs are offered in seven- and fifteen-week formats. Credits from these degrees will transfer seamlessly to New Jersey public, four-year colleges and universities.
Associate of Arts (A.A.) in English degree program is intended for students who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of literature, and develop writing skills for professional and scholarly purposes, as well as personal growth. Through the study of English rhetoric, academic writing and research, and analysis of literature, graduates can advance to four-year programs in English, Writing, Creative Writing, Communications, Literature, or Journalism, as well as other majors that require writing skills and knowledge of literature. This degree also helps equip graduates for career opportunities in advertising, business, education, publishing, law, and public service.
Associate of Science (A.S.) in Health Services degree program prepares students for seamless transfer into health-related baccalaureate degree programs. As a result of the many changes in health care, there is an expanded need for qualified individuals to fill important supportive roles in patient care. These include business and managerial positions in allied health, nursing, and health-related settings, such as Hospital Services Supervisor, Medical Billing Specialist, and Health System Project Manager.
Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Arts - Psychology degree program prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. These studies help strengthen critical thinking, increase employability, and develop better understanding of interpersonal relationships. Program graduates may advance to majors in Psychology or related subjects, and seek careers in Counseling, Social Work, and Teacher Certification.
The College also offers fully online studies for Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Business Administration, Associate of Science in Criminal Justice, Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences, Associate of Arts in History (Liberal Arts), and Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts (General) degrees. Additional information is available at https://www.hccc.edu/programs-courses/col/.