About Technical Studies
Meet the ever-changing needs of business and industry with a fully online degree
PennWest California's online technical studies associate degree prepares you for rapidly expanding technician-level job opportunities in the new economy. In this highly flexible degree program offered by the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, you'll be able to customize your courses and credits in order to build a unique skill set that focuses on two or more technical areas of your choice.
Designed as a degree-completion program, PennWest California's technical studies associate degree is delivered in collaboration with companies, governmental agencies, labor unions and educational institutions. You'll graduate prepared with the knowledge and skills employers demand.
Earn your degree on your schedule.
- Degree completion time for this program is student-dependent, and if you successfully pursue Prior Learning Assessment you may greatly shorten your time to completion.
- All technical studies associate degree courses are delivered asynchronously and 100% online, so you can complete your degree from anywhere and at any time - even while you're working full time or are attending job