Students who feel that they will gain significant educational or career advantage by earning more than one associate degree from Dutchess may pursue study toward another degree with the written approval of the Registrar. In order to qualify for the second degree, a student must complete at least fifteen applicable credits beyond those used to satisfy requirements for the first degree. Nine of the fifteen credits must be specifically required in the second curriculum.
Students who wish to qualify for the degrees simultaneously should request approval as soon as they are aware of their plans to earn two degrees. Those who already have received one degree should seek approval prior to matriculating in the second degree program. Interested students should contact the Registrar's Office.