April 10, 2015 - ALBANY, GA. — Albany Technical College and Albany State University will hold an articulation agreement signing ceremony Monday, April 13, 2015, at 10 a.m., that will make it possible for students to attend both schools and be able to earn a four-year degree in business. The ceremony will be held in the Executive Board Room of Albany Tech’s Logistics Education Center at 1704 South Slappey Boulevard.
“The signing of this agreement paves another pathway to four-year degree options for our students, giving them the opportunity of continuing their education,” said Albany Technical College President Dr. Anthony O. Parker.
The goal of the articulation agreement is to provide Associate of Applied Science (AAS) graduates in various programs at Albany Tech with an opportunity to continue their studies at Albany State University, which would lead to a Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management degree.
“We are delighted to partner with Albany Technical College in this way,” said Interim Albany State University President Arthur Dunning. “With this signing, there is now an opportunity for students to have a seamless transition from one fine institution to another in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree and a promising future.”
Albany Tech programs included in the agreement are Accounting, Business Management (General, Human Resources, Operations, Service Sector, and Small Business), Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship and Retail), Health Information Technology, Culinary Arts Technology, Design and Media Production Technology, Drafting Technology, Computer Information Systems (PC Maintenance Specialist, Computer Support Specialist, Internet Specialist-Web Design, Network Specialist), and Electronics (Biomedical Instrumentation, Communications, Industrial, and Field Occupation).
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Albany State University, in Southwest Georgia, has been a catalyst for change in the region from its inception as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institute to its designation as a university. Founded in 1903 to educate African American youth, the University proudly continues to fulfill its historic mission while also serving the educational needs of an increasingly diverse student population. A progressive institution, Albany State University seeks to foster the growth and development of the region, state and nation through teaching, research, creative expression and public service. Through its collaborative efforts, the University responds to the needs of all of its constituents and offers educational programs and service to improve the quality of life in Southwest Georgia. http://www.asurams.edu.