AAS Degrees and Certificate Ceremony Details

Career Programs


Degrees and Certificates
  • Accounting (AAS)
  • Addiction Counselor (Certificate, AAS)
  • Administrative Office Professionals (Certificate, AAS)
  • Audio Engineering (AAS)
  • Auto Collision Repair (Certificate-TEC)
  • Automotive Hybrid and Electric Vehicle (Certificate-TEC)
  • Automotive Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Building and Property Maintenance (Certificate-TEC)
  • Computer Repair (Certificate-TEC)
  • Business Administration (AAS)
  • Computer Engineering Technology (Certificate, AAS)
  • Computer Software Technology/Technician (Certificate, AAS)
  • Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (Certificate, AAS)
  • Construction Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Corrections (Certificate, AAS)
  • Cosmetology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Culinary Arts (Certificate-TEC)
  • Digital Imaging (AAS)
  • Drafting Technology (AAS)
  • Early Childhood Education (Certificate, AAS)
  • Early Childhood Education – CDA Preparation Credential (Certificate)
  • Electrical Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Exercise Leader (Certificate)
  • Firefighter (Certificate) Fire Science/Firefighting(AAS)
  • Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology (AAS)
  • Heating and Refrigeration (Certificate-TEC)
  • Homeland Security (Certificate)
  • LPN to RN Articulation Program (AAS)
  • Machine Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Major Appliance Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Marketing & Mid-Management (AAS)
  • Medical Assistant (Certificate-TEC)
  • Mortuary Science (AAS)
  • Multimedia/Video Production (Certificate-TEC)
  • Nail Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Networking Technology (Certificate-TEC)
  • Allied Health & Nursing/Practical Nurse (Certificate)
  • Allied Health & Nursing/Registered Nurse (AAS)
  • Office Assistant (Certificate-TEC)
  • Paralegal (AAS)
  • Paramedic/Mobile Intensive Care Technician (AAS)
  • Paramedic/RRT to RN Bridge Program (AAS)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AAS)
  • Police Science (Certificate, AAS)
  • Respiratory Therapist/Respiratory Care Therapy (AAS)
  • Technical Studies (AAS)
  • Victim/Survivor Services (Certificate, AAS)
  • Web Application & Design (Certificate)
  • Welding Technology (Certificate-TEC)

Degree Check

TEC Certificate candidates must complete a certificate check with a TEC counselor or advisor. TEC candidates should call 913-288-7812 and state which program you are completing to schedule an appointment with the appropriate counselor or advisor.

Career Program candidates must complete a certificate check by contacting your Program Coordinator to schedule an appointment.

Completion of all the Certificate Checks will ensure name placement in the graduation ceremony program.

All associate degree candidates for graduation must complete a Degree Check in the Student Success Center by will ensure name placement in the graduation ceremony program. Please contact the Student Success Center at 913-288-7696 to make an appointment, if you have not had a degree check.

All student must complete a degree check to be eligible to attend the ceremony.

Summer 2021 graduation candidates may participate in the May 2021 ceremony only if the student early enrolled in summer courses by April 15, 2021. Summer candidates must be within nine (9) credit hours of completing degree requirements and must have a degree check before April 15, 2021.

Graduation Fee

A graduation processing fee of $20.00 is required even if students do not participate in the Graduation ceremony. The fee may be paid in the Business Office or online at www.kckcc.edu. The Graduation Fee must be paid before your cap and gown can be picked up.

Cap and Gown

Cap and Gown distribution starts April 1, 2021 in the Bookstore.  

Students can order their Cap and Gowns by clicking here.

For questions, please contact the Bookstore at 913-288-7633 or bookstore@kckcc.edu.

Souvenir tassels, key chains and graduation announcements, will be available at the Main Campus Bookstore for sale.

For questions regarding class rings, please visit Jostens website at www.jostens.com.

Honor Cord

Graduating students with a 3.40 or higher cumulative GPA will receive an honor cord with their diploma or certificate by mail.

Military Honor Graduation Cords

In recognition of your military service to the United States of America, Kansas City Kansas Community College would like to honor your graduation by authorizing you to wear the red, white and blue honor cords to your commencement ceremony.

Eligibility: If you are graduating and are an honorably discharged U.S. veteran, are currently serving in the U.S. military (Active Duty, National Guard, or Reserves), you are authorized to wear the Military Honor Cord.

This cord is provided to you at no cost by the KCKCC Veterans Center.  Please visit the Veterans Center with any questions or call 913-288-7592. 

Phi Theta Kappa Stoles

Students must register with the Phi Theta Kappa Director by April 16, 2021 to have this distinction. Graduating students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa must pick up stoles and tassels by Friday, May 7, 2021 in Room 3600 while supplies last.

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