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Frequently Asked Questions by Adult Learners

Helpful answers to common questions about the degrees and programs at EMCC.

Associate degrees average 60-64 semester credit hours, and you can earn certificates with as few as 12 credit hours, depending on the program you choose. Other factors that can impact the time it takes you to earn your degree or certificate include:

  • The number of credit hours you transfer from another school
  • The number of credit hours you’re registered for each semester