Program Overview

  • $3,000 a year, all-inclusive

    Stretch your tuition assistance budget further or apply for aid and financing

  • Fully accredited

    Earn a fully accredited college degree from a respected nonprofit university founded in 1932

  • Flexibly scheduled online work

    Develop job-applicable, promotable skills through project-based, online learning

Associate’s degrees

College for America’s Associate of Arts (AA) programs help working adults build foundational, interpersonal, and business skills effectively, affordably, and quickly.

Students focus on job-applicable goals, working at a self-directed pace in broadly applicable fields of study.

Bachelor’s degrees

Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) programs feature advanced competencies and content knowledge in fields such as management, communications, and healthcare management.

Students focus on job-applicable goals, working at a self-directed pace in broadly applicable fields of study.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

Most associate’s degree programs are built around class time and tests that often do little to improve the real-world skills of working adults. College for America is different. Our fully accredited associate’s degrees use a self-paced, competency-based approach that makes sense for people in the workforce who are often juggling other life responsibilities.

Students in the College for America associate’s program complete real-world projects that are immediately applicable to their work. The relevance and affordability of our program make the degree invaluable to working adults and their employers alike—and affordable at only $3,000 a year.

A Proven, Cost-Effective Approach To Developing Promotable Skills

College for America has worked hard to remove the traditional barriers—time, cost, and flexibility—to earning an accredited college degree.

Plus, our competency-based approach to adult education helps students develop immediately applicable skills that are invaluable to their career—and their employer’s success.

Enrollment is available to the employees of more than 100 employers (with new partners joining every month) that partner with College for America nationwide.