Nursing students and graduates of New Hampshire's community colleges will have a seamless, integrated pathway to progress from an associate degree
in nursing through to a master's degree thanks to a groundbreaking partnership with Southern New Hampshire University.
Several associate degree
prepared faith community nurses asked whether they would be "grandmothered in" per this requirement.
Students seeking admission into ADU's bachelor degree programmes must submit their admission forms and supporting documents by January 1 of the same year as their Fall semester enrolment, including high school transcripts, transcripts of previous college courses taken, and a certificate of completion of their associate degree
Students seeking admission into ADU's bachelor degree programs must submit their admission forms and supporting documents by January 1 of the same year as their Fall semester enrolment, including high school transcripts, transcripts of previous college courses taken, and a certificate of completion of their associate degree
at KIC," he added.
The first CCQ graduation for successful students completing the CCQ Associate Degree
is planned for 2012.
Dental hygienist positions, which require an associate degree
and licensure, are projected to grow by 36 percent and have a median salary of $67,340.
African Americans graduating with associate degrees
from for-profit institutions such as trade schools are racking up nearly as much debt as those graduating from public four-year colleges.
The lack of an associate degree
or other credential has potentially serious consequences.
After completing an associate degree
at a partnering institution, students apply to DEGREE UP, which can be done on Herzing's website.
From academic year 2001-02 to 2011-12, the number of associate degrees
awarded increased by 71 percent, while the number of bachelor's degrees awarded increased by only 39 percent, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
James Ritter, director of enrollment-management and student services at Kent State University at Trumbull said, What this agreement means is that when students from Eastern Gateway Community College graduate with their associate degree
, they can transfer into our program without skipping a beat.
The class included graduates of the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, as well as graduates of associate degree
programmes such as Associate Degree
in Information Technology; Associate Degree
in Islamic Banking; Associate Degree
in Fashion Design, among others.
The approval of Robert Welch University by the state of Wisconsin to offer an online Associate Degree
in liberal arts may seem a small step, but it is the culmination of years of planning and effort by RWU's staff.
Leong, president of the Open University of Hong Kong said: "In view of the proliferation of associate degree
holders, it is likely that before long more students will want to articulate to a full degree.
The National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training builds on the success of the two-year Associate Degree
program in Paper and Chemical Technology at ASCC.