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Majors & Programs

Majors & Programs

Our Associate of Arts and Associate of Science programs allow students to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at significant savings. Plus, we offer more than 200 career and technical certificates and degrees that get students career-ready upon graduation.

If your son or daughter is undecided about their college major, we can help with that, too. Columbus State is the ideal place to explore options, find the right path, and choose the best four-year college based on your ultimate education goals.

Bachelor’s Degree Transfer Programs

Columbus State’s strong partnerships with four-year colleges and universities across Ohio let your students start at Columbus State, finish an associate degree, certificate, or required courses for the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, then transfer to a four-year college or university. Explore our transfer partnerships at

OSU-Bound Students

The Preferred Pathway® is a set of Pre-Major tracks that guarantees admission to an Ohio State University (OSU), and transfer of all Columbus State credits toward a bachelor's degree in your choice of more than 80 majors. The program allows a smooth transition from CSCC to OSU that is both time- and cost-efficient. Find out more at

Honors Program

New! Starting Autumn 2014 - Columbus State Honors Program for student who desire the benefits of rigorous curriculum and heightened student/faculty interaction. Full-time students who are accepted into the Honors Program automatically receive a scholarship of $2,000 per year. Find out more, apply to the Honors Program, and register for an Honors Program information session.