Academics

Programs

Begin your future at Rainy River Community College, where you can earn an Associate degree that transfers to a four-year university, or a technical degree, diploma, or certificate that gives you the skills to start a career. At RRCC you’ll find high-quality education and career training, with the personal attention you deserve.

Associate of Arts Degree. An associate of arts degree is awarded upon completion of a 60 minimum credit academic program in the liberal arts and sciences without a named field of study. It is designed for transfer to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions.

Associate of Science Degree. An associate of science degree is awarded upon completion of a 60 minimum credit academic program in scientific, technological, or other professional fields designed to transfer in its entirety to a related baccalaureate program by way of an articulation agreement between specific colleges and universities.

Associate of Applied Science Degree. An associate of applied science degree is awarded upon completion of a 60 minimum credit academic program in a named field of study in scientific, technological or other professional field. This degree is not designed for transfer; however, articulation agreements may exist whereby at least part or all of this degree transfers between specific colleges and universities.

Diploma. A diploma program may have an occupational outcome or address a focused area of study. Diplomas are typically not designed for transfer unless articulation agreements exist between specific colleges and/or universities.

Certificate. A certificate program may have an occupational outcome or address a focused area of study. Certificates are typically not designed for transfer unless articulation agreements exist between specific colleges and/or universities.