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August 05, 2009
Gwinnett Tech Signs Articulation Agreement with Kaplan University
Gwinnett Technical College has signed an articulation agreement with Kaplan University, paving the way for GTC graduates to continue their education at Kaplan, one of the country's largest online and distance-learning institutions.
"We are pleased to be able to offer our students another avenue to continue their education. Kaplan is a global education provider, and their specialization in online education is a good match for many of our students who are balancing work, education and family as they pursue their education," explains Sharon Bartels, Gwinnett Tech president.
Kaplan University offers online master's, bachelor's, associate's and professional law degrees, as well as online certificate programs. In addition to providing course work online, Kaplan has 70 campus-based schools in 20 states.
Kaplan University will extend a full-range of benefits to GTC graduates, including discounted tuition and scholarships. To be eligible to transfer to Kaplan, a Gwinnett Tech student must have earned an associate degree, diploma or certificate from GTC.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.