List of College Degrees in 1 Year

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Getting a college degree in one year gives you countless options for your future. Prop up a high school certificate with a degree from a distinguished college, transform a bachelor's degree into a teaching degree, or learn a new language to engage in global business opportunities or to advance your career with continued education in new techniques and technologies.

1 Computers and IT

Become a leader at the office by learning about the latest technologies used in business.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems in Business degree combines new technology with everyday business situations. Graduates of this program will stand out as technology-savvy leaders among employees with little or dated knowledge of computers. The curriculum covers business telecommunications, e-commerce, web design and project management. With a 60 credit requirement and courses available online and at night, the associate's degree can be completed within one year.

2 Graphics and Multimedia

Use your creativity as leverage toward a career in graphics, design and multimedia.

Redefine your career path by learning the necessary skills for high-demand multimedia positions. Rasmussen College has campuses in Minnesota, North Dakota, Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida, as well as offering online courses. The school takes a practical and creative approach to teaching the creation of virtual environments, animation, digital designs, video game components, websites and flash animation. In one year, students graduate with an associate's degree in Applied Science in Multimedia Technologies. From there, launch your career as a fashion designer, graphic designer, art director or animator, working either full-time or freelance.

3 Bachelor of Education

Turn your university degree into a teaching career in one year.

Those who already have a degree might take advantage of the teaching opportunities that a Teacher Education degree could open up. Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada combines majestic landscapes with top shelf instruction to turn graduates into globally-recognized teachers for elementary and high school, as well as special education programs. The esteemed one year program attracts school boards from across Canada who recruit and hire new graduates right away.

4 Health Services Administration

A rewarding career in medicine can start with a one year college degree.

Health services administration degrees from schools in the United States are some of the most globally recognized. A school like Keiser University will equip students with advanced computer skills and business and marketing basics, along with an understanding of anatomy and physiology. An Associate of Arts degree in Health Services Administration can be done in class or online in one year and will open doors to private, public or nonprofit medical institutions and practices.

Alana Armstrong started her writing career in 2005, covering street art and graffiti. She currently works as a freelance writer, photographer and artist in Toronto. Armstrong has a diploma in photojournalism from Sheridan College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photo media from the University of New South Wales.