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For a comprehensive listing of degrees and programs we offer, see the Adult Degree & Continuing Studies - Program & Course Catalog
These certificate programs were created for local adults who need short-term career-oriented programs that include practical knowledge for today's workforce. These 24-credit programs can be valuable to those beginning careers or to those changing career directions.
The University offers Associate of Applied Science degrees in cooperation with the following post-secondary providers:
Students interested in a Saint Francis University Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree can choose from three certificate programs available through the Altoona Career and Technology Center. The Computer Information Specialist program is the basis for the Saint Francis University AAS program in Human Resource/Computer Technology. The Computer Repair Technology program can lead to AAS degrees in Engineering/Mechanical technology. Students interested in the Medical Assistant program can work toward an AAS degree in Healthcare Technology.
The Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center offers post-secondary diplomas in four areas of study which are recognized towards Saint Francis University AAS degrees. Students with certificates in Electrical Technology, Electronics Technology, Microcomputer Technology, and Commercial Art are eligible to pursue AAS degrees in Engineering/Mechanical Technology.
The Adult Degree & Continuing Studies office at Saint Francis University works in cooperation with Altoona Regional, the Conemaugh Health System and other providers to afford students AAS degree opportunities. Students interested in pursuing AAS degrees in health professions technology must complete the 27 credit diploma in their prescribed curriculum through their respective institutions.
Saint Francis University117 Evergreen DriveP.O. Box 600Loretto, PA 15940