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Transfer options at Stark State

Stark State College offers comprehensive associate degrees and baccalaureate transfer programs to meet the diverse career goals of our students. Our new associate of arts and associate of science degrees transfer seamlessly to Ohio’s public four-year colleges and universities.

Programs to meet your career goals

Stark State College offers more than 230 associate degrees, options, one-year and career enhancement certificates in business and entrepreneurial studies, education, engineering technologies, health and human services, information technologies, liberal arts, mathematics and sciences. Degrees awarded are the associate of arts, associate of science, associate of applied science, associate of applied business and associate of technical studies. The College also offers degrees in conjunction with Kent State University in associate of arts, associate of applied business and associate of science. A wide range of short-term career enhancement certificates help employees improve skills and gain a competitive edge in a society with rapidly-changing technology. Career enhancement certificates lead to associate degrees and one-year certificates in various fields of study.

Complete List of Programs, Majors and One-Year Certificates

3D Motion Graphics Technology


Accounting Services for Health Administration Major
CPA Major
Computer Information Major
Corporate Major
Forensics Accounting Major
Tax Major

One-year Certificates
Banking Associate
Computer-Integrated Accounting
Enrolled Agent

Fundamental Payroll

Administrative Office Professional

Management Major
Virtual Office Professional Major

One-year Certificate
Administrative Office Professional

Applied Industrial Technology

One-year Certificates
Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Welding Technology

Associate of Arts

Associate of Science

Associate of Technical Studies

Automation and Robotics Technology

One-year Certificate
Automation and Robotics Technology

Automotive and Transportation Technology

Automotive Technology
General Motors ASEP

One-year/Two-year Certificates
1-Year Automotive Technology
Comprehensive Automotive Technology



Business Management

Culinary Arts Major
Entrepreneurship Major
Finance Major
Gaming Management Major
Health Services Major
Human Resources Major

KSU – BBA Degree Major
Sports Management Major

One-year Certificate


Civil Engineering Technology

Architectural Major
Construction Management Major


Computer Engineering

Computer Graphic Arts Technology

Digital Photography Major

Computer Network Administration and Security Technology

CISCO Network Administration Major
UNIX/LINUX Database Administration Major

Computer Programming and Database

Geographic Information Systems Major

One-year Certificate
Database Systems

Computer Science and Engineering Technology

Mobile Application Development Major
Video Game Design and Development Major

Corporate Finance

Criminal Justice

Cyber Security and Computer Forensics Technology

Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene

Dental - Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Concentration

Design Engineering Technology

Dietary Manager

One-year Certificate
Dietary Manager

Dietetic Technician

Digital Video and Media Technology


Early Childhood Education

Infant and Toddler Major
Intervention Specialist Major

One-year Certificate
American Sign Language

Electric Power Utility Technology

Line Worker Technician Major
Substation Worker Technician Major

Electrical Engineering Technology

Electro-Mechanical Major

Electrical Maintenance Technology

Solar Energy Major

One-year Certificates
Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Technology


Electronic Engineering Technology

Emergency Fire Services

Emergency Medical Services

English Composition

English Literature

Environmental, Health and Safety Technology

One-year Certificate
Sustainable/Alternative Energy Technology

Health Information Management

One-year Certificate
Medical Coding

Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

One-year Certificate
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refigeration Technology

Homeland Security Information Technology

Human and Social Services

Chemical Dependency Major
Gerontology Major

Industrial Process Operation Technology

One-year Certificate
Industrial Process Operation Technology

Judicial Court Reporting Major
(joint program with Clark State Community College)

Legal Assisting Technology

One-year Certificate
Legal Assisting

Management Information Systems

Help Desk and Computer Support Specialist Major
Medical Informatics Major

One-year Certificate
Computer Maintenance and Desktop Support Technician

Marketing and Sales Management

Massage Therapy

One-year Certificate
Massage Therapy


Pre-Actuarial Mathematics Major

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Fuel Cell Technology Major

One-year Certificate
Fuel Cell Technology

Medical Assisting

Medical Instrument Sterilization Technician

One-year Certificate
Medical Instrument Sterilization

Medical Laboratory Technology

Music Production and Engineering

Nursing, ADN

RN Completion for LPN
RN Completion for Paramedic

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Ophthalmic Technology

One-year Certificate
Opthalmic Assistant

Oil and Gas Programs

Paralegal Studies

Petroleum Industrial Mechanics Technology

One-year Certificate
Petroleum Industrial Mechanics Technology

Petroleum Technology

Instrumentation Electronics Technician Major
Pipeline Technician Major
Production Technician Major

One-year Certificates
Petroleum Instrumentation and Electronics Technician

Production Technician

ShaleNET Pipeline Technician

Physical Therapist Assistant


Police Science

One-year Certificate
Police Science

Pre-Medical Professional Concentration


Respiratory Care

Sociology (Applied) 

Technical Communications

Training and Development Technology

Web Design and Development

Web Design Major

One-year Certificate
Web Design