Moraine Park enters agreement with National American University

by admin29. April 2010 19:00

Moraine Park Technical College has entered into an articulation agreement with National American University (NAU) that enables students to transfer credits earned in Moraine Park’s associate of applied science degree programs into one of two bachelor’s degree programs offered through NAU’s Distance Learning campus.

Pictured from left are Dr. Josh Bullock, Moraine Park vice president of strategic advancement; Dr. Gayle Hytrek, Moraine Park president; Tim Schnabel, National American University Online affiliate relations manager; and James Eden, Moraine Park executive dean of instruction.

“We are pleased to offer this transfer option to Moraine Park students,” said Dr. Bob Paxton, president of the NAU Distance Learning campus. “It gives students the opportunity to easily continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree. Many students find the applied information technology and applied management bachelor’s degree programs offered at NAU most appealing.” 

 

Dr. Gayle Hytrek, Moraine Park’s president, said the College is dedicated to providing multiple options for its graduates. “This includes going right into the workforce or pursuing a higher-level degree,” she said. “That is why we are so pleased to sign this articulation with National American University. It not only helps our graduates achieve their career goals, but also helps achieve Wisconsin's goal of increasing the number of bachelor-degree holders in our state.”

 

NAU’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Management program is designed for individuals with degrees, diplomas or certificates in specialty areas such as merchandising, dental hygiene, electronics, medical assisting, drafting, welding or other vocational areas. Combined with business and general education courses, this degree prepares graduates for advancement in management areas associated with their specialty field.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Information Technology program is designed to provide the flexibility to integrate specialized technology and skills into a customized information technology program. It is intended for individuals with degrees, diplomas or certificates in specialty areas such as information technology, computer science, programming, networks, computer-aided design and database, and other related areas. This degree prepares graduates for advancement in management or technical areas associated with their specialty field.

 

For more information, go to morainepark.edu/credittransfers.

 

National American University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs at multiple locations throughout the central U.S., while the Distance Learning campus gives students the flexibility and convenience to take online classes at times and places of their choice to fit their busy lifestyles.

 

Moraine Park Technical College is one of 16 colleges that make up Wisconsin’s technical colleges. With campuses in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac and West Bend, the College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Moraine Park offers more than 100 associate of applied science degrees, technical diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates delivered in a variety of formats — classroom, online and blended. Training and technical assistance for businesses are also offered. For more information about Moraine Park, visit www.morainepark.edu.

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