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While students can choose from a variety of certificate options, BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Each degree has a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.

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Recommended Degree Plans

Select a degree below to view the recommended certificates to build that degree. If you have a specific job in mind that better aligns with other certificates , you are welcome to select those options.

APPLIED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Commercial Fundamentals Option

Recommended SequenceCertificate Name# of Credits
1 Commercial Fundamentals 15
2 Business and Leadership Skills 15
3 Business Administration 15

Basic Accounting Option

Recommended SequenceCertificate Name# of Credits
1 Basic Accounting 15
2 Business and Leadership Skills 15
3 Business Administration 15
APPLIED HEALTH
APPLIED TECHNOLOGY


Technical Support Engineer Option

Recommended SequenceCertificate Name# of Credits
1 Technical Support Engineer 16
2 System Administration 15
3 Database 15

Web and Computer Programming Option

Recommended SequenceCertificate Name# of Credits
1 Web and Computer Programming 13
2 Web Development 15
3 Database 15
COMMUNICATION
Recommended SequenceCertificate Name# of Credits
1 Social Media Marketing 16
2 Communication Fundamentals 15
3 Communication Core 15
MARRIAGE & FAMILY STUDIES

Build your degree

Degree programs are made up of a series of certificates, general and religious education courses, and electives.

Use the following tool to explore recommended degree plans and view descriptions for individual certificates and degrees .

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  • Applied Business Management
  • Applied Health
  • Applied Technology
  • Family History Research
  • Marriage & Family Studies
  • Professional Studies
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Bachelor's of Professional Studies

Students who complete an associate degree in family history research may continue on and earn a bachelor's degree in Professional Studies.