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Earn Your Associate of Arts and Sciences Applied Technology 100% Online

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Prepare for an exciting career in Arts and Sciences Applied Technology with our 100% online degree program

Flexibility and Convenience

Earning your Associate of Applied Science degree at Murray State College online is convenient, flexible, and affordable. With no set class times and no visits to campus, you can log in when it fits your schedule, so you can fit your education into your life, not the other way around.

Expert Support

You’ll receive academic support from knowledgeable instructors dedicated to your success and access to tutoring and assistance in our Student Success Center. Our tech team is available to help you with any computer needs.

Learn New Skills

Whether you go on to earn a bachelor’s degree or enter the job market right away, Murray State College online will give you the skills you need to find success in today’s competitive job market.

How long has Murray State College been around?

Murray State College has a rich history in southern Oklahoma. The college opened its doors in 1908 as Murray State School of Agriculture. In 1924, the college expanded its curriculum to include college-level courses. The school granted its first associate degrees that same year. As curriculums evolved, the school went through name changes, finally becoming Murray State College in 1972.

Program Requirements and Course Details
Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree options are designed for students who want to enter a specialized workforce as soon as possible. Coursework involves time in laboratory and clinical settings specific to the degree program. It is often performed in real-world clinical settings. This is different than AA or AS degree programs involving attendance of lecture courses and general education classes that could later be applied toward a bachelor’s degree.

A degree in Applied Science prepares students for work in the following fields:

  • Business Management
  • Child Development

18–19 credit hours in general education courses
42 credits hours in program core and recommended electives courses

If you would like to receive a tentative evaluation of transfer credit,
please contact Online Admissions at 580.319.5453 or

Associate of Applied Science Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
ENG 1113English Composition I3
ENG 1213English Composition II3
HST 1483US History to 1877 (or) HST 1493 US History since 18773
GVT 1113American Federal Government3
PHS 1114General Physical Science4
BIO 1114General Biology4
HUM 2113Humanities I or any Area 4 course from catalog3
MTH 1123 or
BUS 1403
Technical Math or Business Mathematics3
COL 1211Success Strategies3

Program Core and Recommended Electives

Prior learning assessment from technical occupation specialty courses or certifications27
MSC Technical Occupation Specialty courses or general education courses15

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