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Great Basin College Offers Degrees and Certificates

Bachelor Degrees:

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), Bachelor of Integrative Studies (BAIS), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) are typically four-year programs preparing graduates for professional positions.


Associate Degrees:

Associate of Arts (AA) and the Associate of Science (AS) are typically two-year programs preparing the graduate for transferring to a four-year program of study. The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is typically a two-year program preparing the graduate for an entry-level position or employment upgrade in a career or technical field.


Certificates of Achievement:

Certificates of Achievement (CA) are typically one-year programs providing specific job skills.


Skills Certificates:

Skills Certificates (SC) are single courses or short sequences of courses which provide basic job skills for employability.

Business and Business Administration
(Department Website)



Computer Technologies
(Department Website)

BAS in Digital Information Technology

BAS in Graphic Communications

BAS in Land Surveying/Geomatics




Employment Skills Preparation Program






CA in Early Childhood Education

CA in Infant/Toddler Emphasis

Health Sciences

Overview of Programs


AAS Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Emphasis


For the following, please see the Health Sciences Overview page:


  • Certified Nursing Assistant Program
  • Program for Emergency Medical Services

Human and Social Services

Arts and Science Bachelor Degrees
Technology /Industry
(Career/Technical Education - CTE)
Degrees for Transfer
General Studies

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