Degrees and Certificates

You may submit your application for a degree or certificate to the Enrollment Services Office when you are enrolled in your final courses to complete your program requirements. A student may not earn an AA and an AS in the same program.

When to Apply for Graduation:

Semester
Application Period Begins
Deadline to Submit Application
Spring 2020
November 4, 2019 May 1, 2020
Summer 2020
April 6, 2020  July 31, 2020
Fall 2020
June 1, 2020 November 20, 2020

*Please note: your application must be submitted by March 6, 2020, for your name to be published in the Commencement Program

Before you Apply for Graduation:

Review the requirements for degrees and/or certificates before applying. You can confirm eligibility for each award by looking at the degree planner in Starfish. It is highly recommended you meet with a counselor to ensure you have met all program requirements.

Course Substitution Forms: Once your course substitution is reviewed by the division office, please be sure your request is submitted to the Evaluations Office. It is highly recommended you submit your course substitution request at the beginning of the semester in which you expect to complete your degree requirements to avoid any delays in the processing of your application.

Other College Transcripts: Coursework from regionally accredited colleges and universities is accepted by MJC to fulfill degree and certificate requirements. Make sure all official transcripts (if applicable) have been submitted to Enrollment Services.

Types of Degrees and Certificates Offered:

AA
Associate in Arts Degree
AAT
Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS
Associate in Science Degree
AST
Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
BS
Bachelor of Science Degree
C
Certificate of Achievement
SR
Skills Recognition Award
CC
Certificate of Completion/Competency (Non-Credit)

degree app achieve skills rec certcomp complete app

Honors

To have honors status you must have a cumulative, degree applicable GPA of 3.5 or higher.

For information regarding the MJC Honors Program, click here.