AAS Post Certificate Policy
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences is dedicated to promoting lifelong learning and providing degreed health care workers to the community. Therefore Trinity College will offer Trinity certificate graduates the opportunity to complete an Associate of Applied Science in their major field of study.
The associate degree will be open to any Trinity certificate graduate who successfully completes all graduation requirements. Students seeking a post certificate degree assume responsibility for completing an “Intent to Graduate with AAS Degree Post Certificate” form, and submitting an official final transcript to the College Registrar. Forms are available in the Student Services Office and online. The student will be assessed degree audit and graduation fees consistent with other College fees.
All degree requirements must be completed within 5 years from the date of certificate program completion. The final certificates were awarded in May 2011, therefore certificate graduates will have until May 2016 to complete the Associate of Applied Science in either Emergency Medical Services or Surgical Technology. May 2016 will be the final time the “AAS” will be awarded in these fields.
Download the Intent to Graduate with AAS Degree Post Certificate Form
Complete all general education courses required in your program of study for an AAS Degree.
Submit an official transcript(s) to Trinity College once all general education courses required for the AAS Degree have been completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or above.
Complete an “Intent to Graduate with AAS Degree Post Certificate” form.
Submit a degree audit processing fee of $45.00 to the College Bursar.
Contact Cara Banks, Registrar for assistance 309.779.7704 or firstname.lastname@example.org