Harper College



Harper College offers six degrees:

  • Associate in Arts (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science (A.S.)
  • Associate in Fine Arts-Art (A.F.A.)
  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Associate in Engineering Science (A.E.S.)
  • Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.)

Harper College also offers courses in online/distance-learning format. These degrees include the Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.), Associate in General Studies (A.A.S.) and the Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) with various concentrations. Some classes needed to complete these distance degrees may require on-campus visits for orientations, lectures/discussions, labs and/or proctored testing.

Learn more about Academic Programs at Harper College or talk to an Admissions Outreach specialist at 847.925.6700.


As a full-time student, you can get in and out with an associate degree or complete a Fast Track program in two years. Not fast enough? You can also get a certificate in one of more than 40 career programs in as little as 16 weeks.

Harper College also offers certificates entirely through online/distance education in accounting, business, education, management, marketing and sales, networking and support, software development, web development and design, and web visual design. Some classes needed to complete these distance certificates may require on-campus visits for orientations, lectures/discussions, labs and/or proctored testing.

Here's the bottom line: These programs all reflect current workforce needs and are designed to give you the skills you need to get out and succeed in the workplace.

Find out more about Harper College certificates and career programs. Questions? Call 847.925.6700 to speak with an Admissions Outreach specialist.

Last Updated: 1/4/24