Albany, Georgia - Albany Technical College (ATC) officially will sign a Transfer Articulation Agreement with the University of Phoenix on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The virtual signing will be held at 2:00 p.m. on the campus of Albany Technical College in the Logistics Education Center board room and in the Office of the Provost at the University of Phoenix main campus in Phoenix, Arizona. The Transfer Articulation Agreement is an alliance between the two colleges requiring a commitment by both institutions to serve and facilitate a student's ability to transfer into a degree program without jeopardizing the intended mission and stated goals of either institution.
This Agreement is intended for Albany Technical College graduates who meet the requirements and plan to transfer to the University of Phoenix after completing an associate degree in one of 6 specified areas: Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Healthcare Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity
and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology. Each student seeking to transfer from Albany Technical College to the University of Phoenix will be admitted and earn the necessary academic credits needed through an institutional program-to-program articulation agreement.
This Agreement does not apply to other institutions in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Any Albany Technical College student who completes the courses detailed at Albany Technical College is in good standing at Albany Technical College and meets the appropriate admission requirements to attend the University will be ensured that the courses listed in this Agreement earned at Albany Technical College will transfer to the University.
This Agreement is specifically for graduates completing the courses included in this document at Albany Technical College who are transferring to complete a baccalaureate degree at the University.
The following paths have been established:
|Albany Technical College||University of Phoenix|
|Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Nursing||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing v16|
|Associate of Applied Science (AAS)Degree in Business Management||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management v004A (UOPX)|
|Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Business Technology||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business v26A (UOPX)|
|Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Business Healthcare Technology||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Management v001A
|Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Cybersecurity||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology v010A (UOPX)|
|Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Criminal Justice Technology||Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice Administration v05A (UOPX)|
"Albany Technical College is proud to partner with University of Phoenix to expand the pathways for our students to earn a bachelor's degree after they have successfully earned an associate degree with us," stated Dr. Anthony O. Parker, President of Albany Technical College. "The signing of this agreement demonstrates the commitment that both institutions have made to increase educational pathway opportunities and possible career advancement for our students."
“Our partnership with Albany Technical College is extremely important” said University of Phoenix Provost, Dr. John Woods. “Albany Technical College provides a great set of programs for their students and we provide pathways for graduates to quickly and affordably advance their education to baccalaureate completion, which can be very important for career advancement. Upon completion at Albany Technical College, graduates in many programs can earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as one year at the University and do so at a reduced tuition rate.”
The University of Phoenix and Albany Technical College will enter this Agreement beginning with the Spring Semester of 2021.
About Albany Technical College
A public postsecondary institution of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Albany Technical College provides technical education and training support for the evolving workforce needs of Southwest Georgia through traditional and online classroom settings. Albany Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS/COC). For more information about Albany Tech, go to www.albanytech.edu or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AlbanyTech or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/AlbanyTech.
About University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant courses and interactive learning help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). We serve a diverse student population, offering degree programs at select locations across the U.S., as well as online. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu and www.phoenix.edu/ccstudent.