Associate Degrees

Bunker Hill Community College offers numerous programs of study that lead to Associate in Arts (A.A.) degrees, Associate in Science (A.S.) and certificates. All programs of study include courses from three required areas:  general education requirements, career and/or liberal arts electives and program requirements.

Associate in Art (A.A.) degree concentrations prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  Extreme care was taken in fashioning these transfer-focused degrees. Nonetheless, the College advises students to comply with the following recommendations:

  • In order to make the wisest choice of Bunker Hill Community College courses, consult the institution to which you wish to transfer.
  • In order to facilitate transfer to a four-year institution, work with your academic advisor in planning your BHCC curriculum and attend one of the transfer workshops offered by the Transfer Affairs Office. The calendar of Transfer workshops is available online.
  • Visit the MassTransfer website for MassTransfer linked programs
  • Articulation agreements between Bunker Hill Community College and other Academic institutions for Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degree Programs. Visit

Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the workforce at the conclusion of the degree.  In addition to preparing students for employment, many Associate in Science degree programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

To assure smooth transfer to four-year programs. A.S. transfer students should follow the recommendations for the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree above.