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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Division

Technical Studies, A.A.S. (Cumberland)


Technical Studies, AAS


The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Technical Studies is available to students who have successfully completed apprenticeship and other formal corporate, industrial or military programs. Three to 25 technical credits may be awarded toward degree completion for education received in apprenticeship and other formal training programs. The remaining credits required for degree completion are general education courses and career related courses. A faculty assessor will evaluate the course content from the apprenticeship, corporate, industrial, or military training program. The program will be evaluated for:

• How an apprenticeship or other corporate, industrial or military programs translate into college credits

• Collegiate-level depth of curriculum beyond entry-level requirements

•Company and trainer certifications.

Program Goals
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
Graduates will increase their skills and knowledge in their chosen career as well as increase their opportunities for professional and personal advancement.
Career Opportunities
Entry level position in the selected track.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​