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Associate Degree Admissions

Degree Program Admissions Overview

Sessions College offers some of the most exciting and rigorous art and design degrees available online. Since 1997, Sessions College has been a leader in art and design distance learning. Now students can earn an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) in Graphic Design, Web Design, Digital Media, Illustration, Advertising Design, or Digital Photography—studying entirely online.

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Notices and Deadlines

This area offers an overview of Associate Degree program admissions. We encourage you to review it thoroughly and contact an Admissions Advisor with any questions.

Application Process

You can apply to a degree program at any time for classes starting in January, May, and September. (See academic calendar.)

Completing your application is a fast, convenient process, and we're here to help you every step of the way as you write your essay, request your transcript, and more. Find out about the application process.

Tuition and Fees

At $325 per credit (for full-time students), the tuition for degree programs is extremely affordable and cost-effective compared to many other schools. Options to pay up front, by year, or by semester, provide a range of ways to finance your education as you go. Read about tuition and fees and find out about software and system requirements. Scholarships are available for exemplary applicants.

If you are an eligible U.S. military servicemember or veteran, visit our Military Students area to find out how to use GI Bill® education benefits to pay for your entire cost of your degree program tuition.

Financial Aid

Before you invest in your education, make sure that you understand all financial aid and payment options. Visit our Financial Aid area to learn more about United States Federal Student Aid available to eligible degree program students.

Credit Transfer

If you have college credit in general education or art and design courses, you may able to transfer those credits into the Associate program. Credit transfer can accelerate your program and lower your tuition payments. The program policy accepts up to 50% of credits from equivalent courses at accredited institutions. Explore credit transfer options.

Bridge Program

If you are a graduate of a Sessions College vocational program, you can go on to earn an Associate degree via an academic bridge program, earning up to 21 credits for courses completed. The program is designed to reward academic achievement at the certificate level, so grades and coursework must be exemplary. Learn about the academic bridge program.

Early Start Program

Whether you miss an application deadline or simply want to start sooner, you can get a head start by joining our Early Start program. Early Start students join an accelerated 8-week program that begins mid-semester. Depending on your program, Early Start can help you get started and graduate quicker. The maximum credit load for first semester is 6 credits. Financial aid available for eligible students and programs. Spring 2016 Early Start classes start February 22nd.


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