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Learn to use cutting-edge medical technology, explore the fundamentals of graphic design, or draft a business plan for your new venture. (Programs are for the 2019-2020 catalog year.)

  • Psychology, A.S.

  • Public History and Historic Preservation, C.S.C.

    This curriculum is designed for persons seeking to develop research, analytical, and field skills in historic preservation, archaeology, and museum studies sufficient for the student to continue or to participate in local community-based projects.

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  • Radiation Oncology, A.A.S.

    Through a collaborative arrangement with Virginia Western Community College (VWCC), NOVA students have access to the VWCC Radiation Oncology Program.

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  • Radiography, A.A.S.

    The curriculum is designed to prepare students to produce diagnostic images of the human body through safe application of x-radiation. The radiographer is a central member of the health care team and assists the radiologist, a physician specialized in body image interpretation.

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  • Respiratory Therapy, A.A.S.

    The curriculum is designed to prepare students to be effective members of the healthcare team in assisting with diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventive care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems.

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  • Science, A.S.

    The curriculum is designed for persons who are interested in a professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in one of the following fields: agriculture, biology, chemistry, pre-dentistry, forestry, geology, home economics, nursing, oceanography, pharmacy, physics, physical therapy, pre-medicine, science education, or mathematics.

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  • Science: Mathematics Specialization, A.S.

    The curriculum is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to major in one of the following fields: mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, operations research, applied mathematics or computer science.

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  • Social Sciences, A.S.

    This program is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor of science in one of the social sciences. It also prepares students for some teacher certification programs.

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  • Social Sciences: Deaf Studies Specialization, A.S.

    This program is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor of science in a program that requires a background in American Sign Language and the Deaf community.

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  • Social Sciences: Geospatial Specialization, A.S.

    This program is designed to prepare students to transfer into baccalaureate programs in the geospatial or social sciences at a four-year institution.

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  • Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.

    This program is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree.

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  • Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.

    This curriculum prepares students to transfer to a 4-year college or university teacher preparation program. It is specifically designed for students who plan to seek endorsement and licensure as teachers in PK-3, PK-6, middle school, or special education.

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Want Help Choosing a Path?

At NOVA, we offer 73 degree paths and more than 1000 courses. Our advisors will be happy to discuss your interests so you can choose the right direction.

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