UNM Los Alamos

Degrees & Certificates

Degrees & Certificates

UNM-Los Alamos offers classes and degrees that easily transfer within UNM and to other four-year programs. We also offer degrees and certificates that meet the needs of a changing job market. Whether your goal is an advanced degree or training for a career, we offer excellent preparation for your future.

Degree Definitions

Associate of Arts: Two-year* transfer degree with general education and pre-major coursework.
Associate of Science: Two-year* transfer degree with general education and pre-major coursework.
Associate of Applied Science: Two-year* degree leading to employment or continued study.
Academic Certificate: One-year* program leading to employment or continued study.

* All time frames are approximate and based on students being enrolled for full-time course work.

Degrees Available

Accounting CERT AAS
Applied Technologies AAS
Art Studio CERT AA


Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) CERT
Computer Science AS
Education AS
Electro-Mechanical Technology CERT
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) AS
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) CERT
Environmental Science AS
Environmental Technology AAS
Fire Science AAS
General Studies AAS
Information Technology with Cybersecurity AAS
Liberal Arts AA
Office Communication and Technology (Program under review) CERT AAS
Personal Care Attendant (PCA) CERT
Pre-Engineering AS
Pre-Professional Health Sciences AS
Public Safety AAS
Robotics CERT AAS
Science AS
UNM-LA is committed to culture of success, which includes continuous engagement in assessment activities to track success and opportunities for improvement in our courses and academic programs. To review the assessment plans for the various degrees and certificates, please click here.