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2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook 
2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED]

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Associate of Arts

Associate of Fine Arts

Associate of Science

Associate of Applied Science

Technical Certificate Programs

Program outcomes: Students successfully completing these programs will have a reasonable opportunity for employment in fields related to their certificate.

Certificates are designed for individuals who are currently employed or who are considering employment in a chosen area. These programs contain limited general education course work and permit students to concentrate on career-oriented material. Upon successful completion of the selected program, a certificate in a specific area is awarded by Cleveland State Community College.

Courses required in most certificate programs are applicable toward appropriate associate of applied science degrees awarded by Cleveland State Community College. Certificate programs do not require placement testing.

Academic Certificates

Academic Certificates are milestone recognition certificates.  They acknowledge the completion of momentum points on the way to a degree.  Cleveland State awards three Academic Certificates:  AA/AS General Education Certificate, AAS General Education Certificate and Pre-Allied Health Certificate.  Students must apply in the Admissions and Records Office to have these certificates posted on the transcript.  The awarding of these certificates is not acknowledged at the graduation ceremony.

Regents Online Degree Programs

Additional degree programs are offered through Cleveland State by the TBR Regents Online Degree Program (RODP). For further information, visit and also refer to Admissions and Records , Expenses and Financial Aid  and Special Programs and Services  of this catalog.