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Wake Tech Announces New Partnership with Saint Augustine’s University

Wake Tech graduates with associate’s degrees in Business Administration or Criminal Justice Technology have a new avenue for pursuing four-year degrees, thanks to a new partnership with Saint Augustine’s University.

 
PRLog - Aug. 23, 2012 - Wake Tech Announces New Partnership with Saint Augustine’s University
Agreement Provides New Transfer Opportunities for Graduates

RALEIGH, N.C. (August 23, 2012) – Wake Tech graduates with associate’s degrees in Business Administration or Criminal Justice Technology have a new avenue for pursuing four-year degrees. A new partnership with Saint Augustine’s University guarantees admission for Wake Tech AAS (Associate in Applied Science) graduates seeking a BS in Business Administration or Criminal Justice. The program will accept up to 60 credit hours from the AAS degree toward a BS in Business Administration, and up to 63 credit hours from the AAS in Criminal Justice Technology toward a BS in Criminal Justice.  

To qualify for these transfer options, students must:
•   Complete an AAS in Business Administration or Criminal Justice Technology at Wake Tech,
•   Earn an overall GPA of 2.0,
•   Earn a grade of “C” or better in the transfer courses, and  
•   Meet other admissions requirements.
“We’re thrilled to be teaming up with Saint Augustine’s University to offer students new opportunities,” says Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen C. Scott. “Partnerships like this one open doors and offer new pathways to higher education and brighter futures that have an impact on our entire community.”

“I’m excited about this new partnership,” said St. Aug President Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber. “Education takes a collective effort, and we welcome such partnerships with other institutions.”

The agreement with Saint Augustine’s University is the latest in a series of partnerships between Wake Tech and public and private four-year institutions. It enhances the North Carolina Community College System’s comprehensive articulation agreement.


About Wake Technical Community College:
Wake Technical Community College serves more than 66,000 students annually with five campuses, two training centers, multiple community sites, and a comprehensive array of online learning options. Wake Tech is fully accredited and offers more than 180 associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate employment. Wake Tech also offers non-credit continuing education programs: customized workforce training, small business support, public safety officer training, basic skills courses such as English as a Second Language and high school equivalency preparation, and other courses for personal enrichment. For more information, visit www.waketech.edu, www.twitter.com/waketechcc, and www.facebook.com/waketechcc.

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