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USU Eastern is the community college of Utah State University specializing in Certificates and Associate Degrees. All degrees awarded by USU Eastern are Utah State University degrees. Graduate with a university transcript from a community college!
Utah State University provides additional degree offerings to those on the Price campus via Regional Campuses and Distance Education. Most of these degrees are completed through a variety of learning options including interactive broadcast and online courses.
Certificates are usually completed in one year. These can be a great addition to any other degree or a great way to improve skills in a specific area.
An associate degree can be completed in approximately two years. Associate of Applied Science Degrees (AAS) are geared toward a specific area of study and require the student to complete specific classes in that area. Associate of Science or Associate of Arts Degrees (AS, AA) are designed to meet the qualifications of the first two years of a Bachelor's Degree fulfilling all general education requirements.
Bachelor's Degrees (BS) can generally be completed with two additional years of study following the completion of an Associate of Science or Associate of Arts Degree. Bachelor degrees are focused on a particular area of study.
Master's Degrees (MS, MEd) require completion of a program of study generally one or two full-time academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree.
Doctorate Degrees (PhD) require advanced work beyond a master's degree including the preparation and defense of a dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstration substantial artistic or scholarly achievement.
* These degrees are offered by Utah State University Regional Campuses and Distance Education. Tuition and fees for these programs differ from that of USU Eastern. Please see USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education Price Degree Options for details. For general information regarding USU Regional Campuses please visit distance.usu.edu.