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Associate Degree

To be an associate degree candidates, students must:

• Fulfill requirements of the degree program and the institution.

• Complete a minimum of 60 semester hours (accredited programs must meet accreditation association requirements). Additionally, students must earn a minimum of 33 semester hours of their academic program from Sinclair, or must earn the last 20 semester hours of their academic program from Sinclair.

• Maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 either overall or within their program of


Student have to meet degree requirements in effect at the time they begin study. However, if the course of study is prolonged beyond six years after beginning, consult with the department chairperson to determine graduation requirements. Sinclair will consider granting permission to graduate under a catalog more than six years old if they have been enrolled continuously and the degree program has not changed appreciably. Requests for this exception should be directed to the program chairperson and be approved by the division dean.

In order to earn more than one associate degree at Sinclair, a student must take a minimum of 12 credit hours in the second program that are different than the first. If a student qualifies for more than one degree using the same curriculum and does not take the minimum hours difference, the student may choose the degree to which they will be awarded.

  • Last Revised: 06/25/2013