Albany State University Partners With Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta

Historically Black Albany State University and Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta announced the establishment of a cooperative relationship that will provide educational advancement opportunities for Wiregrass students in the associate of applied science program to continue their education towards a bachelor’s degree at Albany State University.

This partnership will create pathways to a bachelor’s degree for students pursuing a career in nursing, accounting, business management, healthcare management, technology management, criminal justice, early childhood education, chemistry, biology, and computer science. Wiregrass transfer students with a minimum of 30 transferable credit hours of post-secondary coursework with a minimum 2.0 grade point average will receive guaranteed admission as degree-seeking candidates if they fulfill additional requirements.

Albany State will provide transfer evaluation and advising to Wiregrass students through on-site, virtual, and/or telephone advising. Faculty advising by discipline will be available to future transfer students prior to and once matriculated at the university.

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College enrolls more than 4,600 students, according to the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 33 percent of the student body.

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