Study to be an Educational Paraprofessional Online at Purdue University

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ASIS/Educational Paraprofessional (teacher’s aide):

The objective of the Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is to prepare students for career advancement in a variety of fields with the knowledge, communication skills, critical thinking, and technical competencies required in the modern workplace.

If you are interested in working with children or adolescents, or perhaps are considering a teaching certificate in the future, the ASIS degree’s Educational Paraprofessional emphasis area will provide you with the opportunity to pursue these options. The ASIS accommodates students whose needs are satisfied by an associate’s degree as well as those who may wish to pursue study beyond the associate’s degree level.

For those students that have a particular interest in working with children in an educational setting, the Educational Paraprofessional emphasis area provides specific preparation in this field.

Why Purdue University?

Purdue University offers a broad selection of programs that address the career goals of working adults from a variety of professional disciplines. Our emphasis is on real-world knowledge and skill development, and we offer programs from which students learn concepts and techniques they can use to take control of their professional destinies. Our courses are designed to empower you with the knowledge and skill you need to move to the next level in your career plan.

Purdue University gives you the control to schedule your education. There are no job interruptions, travel expenses or hours spent searching the campus map. You can go to class anytime, anywhere 24/7. The flexibility and dynamic interaction of education Online at Purdue University also allows for innovative web-based learning opportunities via message boards, readings, academic exercises and web field trips.

Arts and Sciences

  • Advanced Start BS in Communication 
  • BS in Communication 
  • BS in Communication/Organizational Communication 
  • BS in Communication/Technical Writing 
  • Advanced Start BS in Psychology 
  • BS in Psychology/Applied Behavioral Analysis 
  • BS in Psychology/Child Development 
  • BS in Psychology/Substance Abuse 
  • A.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies 
  • ASIS/Communication 
  • ASIS/Early Childhood Development 
  • ASIS/Educational Paraprofessional (teacher’s aide) 


  • Master of Business Administration 
  • MBA/Entrepreneurship 
  • MBA/Finance 
  • MBA/Health Care Management 
  • MBA/Human Resources 
  • MBA/International Business 
  • MBA/Marketing 
  • MBA/Project Management 
  • MBA/Supply Chain Management and Logistics 
  • MS in Management/Change Leadership 
  • MS in Management/Health Care Management 
  • MS in Management/Project Management 
  • MS in Management/Supply-Chain Management and Logistics 
  • Advanced Start B.S in Business 
  • BS in Business 
  • BSB/Accounting 
  • BSB/Business Security and Assurance 
  • BSB/Finance 
  • BSB/Management of Information Systems 
  • Advanced Start BS in Communication 
  • BS in Communication 
  • BS in Communication/Organizational Communication 
  • BS in Communication/Technical Writing 
  • Advanced Start B.S. in Management 
  • B.S. in Management 
  • BSM/Health Care Management 
  • BSM/Human Resources Management 
  • A.A.S. in Business Administration/Management 
  • A.A.S. in Global Travel and Hospitality Management 
  • BS in Accounting 
  • BSc Auditing-Forensic Accountancy 
  • BSc Government-Nonprofit Accountancy 
  • BSc Public-General Accountancy 
  • BSc Managerial Accountancy 
  • BSc Tax Accountancy 
  • BSB/General Business 
  • BSM/Accounting Management 
  • BSM/Business Administration 
  • BSM/General Management 
  • BSM/Management of Information Systems 
  • BSM/Marketing 
  • BSM/Retail Management 
  • A.A.S. in Accounting 
  • AASBA/Management – Business Management 
  • AASBA/Management – Office Management 

Business and Finance

  • Financial Planning 
  • Six Sigma Certificate 
  • Project Management 
  • Risk Management 


  • Concord Law School 

Criminal Justice

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice 
  • MSCJ/Corrections 
  • MSCJ/Global Issues in Criminal Justice 
  • MSCJ/Law 
  • MSCJ/Leadership/Executive Management 
  • MSCJ/Policing 
  • Advanced Start B.S. in Criminal Justice 
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice 
  • BSc J/Computer Crime 
  • BSc J/Corrections 
  • BSc J/Crime Analysis 
  • BSc J/Crime Scene Investigation 
  • BSc J/Forensic Psychology 
  • BSc J/Fraud Examination 
  • BSc J/Homeland Security and Counterterrorism 
  • BSc J/Juvenile Justice 
  • BSc J/Law Enforcement 
  • BSc J/Private Security 
  • A.A.S. in Criminal Justice 
  • AASCJ/Corrections 
  • AASCJ/Law Enforcement 
  • AASCJ/Private Security 
  • Crime Scene Technician Certificate 
  • Management and Supervision Certificate 


  • MA in Teaching – Iowa Certification 
  • MA in Teaching – Outside Iowa 
  • MS in Education 
  • MS in Higher Education/College Teaching 
  • MS in Higher Education/Student Services 
  • MS Higher Education/College Administration and Leadership 
  • ASIS/Early Childhood Development 
  • ASIS/Educational Paraprofessional (Teacher’s Aide) 

Health Care Pathways

  • Legal Nurse Consulting 
  • Forensic Nursing 
  • Case Management 
  • Life Care Planning 
  • Geriatric Care Management 

Information Systems and Technology

  • Advanced Start B.S. in Information Technology 
  • BS in Information Technology 
  • BSIT/Database 
  • BSIT/Multimedia and Animation 
  • BSIT/Networking 
  • BSIT/Programming 
  • BS in Networking Technology 
  • Advanced Start BS in Networking Technology 
  • B.S. in Software Development 
  • Advanced Start BS in Software Development 
  • A.A.S. in Computer Information Systems 
  • AASCIS/Networking 
  • AASCIS/Programming 
  • AASCIS/Web Development 
  • Master of Science in Information Technology 
  • MS in Information Technology/Decision Support Systems 
  • MS in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance 
  • IT Pathway Certificate 
  • Internet and Website Development Certificate 
  • Intro to Computer Programming Language Certificate 

Legal Studies

  • Advanced Start BS in Legal Studies 
  • BS in Legal Studies 
  • BSLS/Health Care 
  • Advanced Start BS in Paralegal Studies 
  • BS in Paralegal Studies 
  • BSPS/Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • BSPS/Corporate Law 
  • BSPS/Employment Law 
  • BSPS/Family Law 
  • BSPS/Legal Technology 
  • BSPS/Office Management 
  • BSPS/Personal Injury 
  • BSPS/Real Estate Law 
  • BSPS/Social Security Law 
  • AAS in Paralegal Studies 
  • Postbaccalaureate Pathway to Paralegal Certificate 
  • Masters of Science in Legal Studies 


  • MS in Nursing/Nurse Administrator 
  • MS in Nursing/Nurse Educator 
  • RN to B.S. in Nursing 
  • B.S. in Management/Health Care Management 
  • Health Sciences
  • Advanced Start BS in Health and Wellness 
  • BS in Health and Wellness 
  • Advanced Start BS in Health Science 
  • BS in Health Science 
  • Advanced Start BS in Nutrition Science 
  • BS in Nutrition Science 
  • Information Technology Certificates
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Certificate 
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certificate 
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) Certificate 
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Certificate 
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Certificate 
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Certificate 

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