Programs of Study


Hostos Community College offers Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs that prepare students for transfers to four-year colleges upon graduation from Hostos. Also offered are Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs that prepare students for specific careers as well as one Office Assistant certificate program, one Practical Nursing (LPN) certificate program. In the health sciences, credits for the A.A.S. degree vary as follows: in Dental Hygiene, 70 credits; in Nursing, 71 credits; in Radiologic Technology, 64.5 credits. In addition, requirements for certification and licensure in these programs impose additional restrictions on the time required to complete them.