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For Immediate Release
November 06, 2019

Purdue University Fort Wayne Signs Agreement with Michigan Community College to Allow Complete Transfer of Associate Degrees to Bachelor Degree Programs

Key Info

  • Macomb CC students can earn bachelor’s degrees in new transfer program
  • Agreement with Purdue Fort Wayne will offer all online classes
  • Transfers can begin in spring semester 2020
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Don Ritzenhein, provost and vice president, Macomb Community College, and Carl Drummond, vice chancellor for academic affairs and enrollment management, Purdue University Fort Wayne Print-quality image

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Purdue University Fort Wayne and Macomb Community College recently signed an agreement that allows Macomb students to completely transfer their Associate of Applied Science degree in the areas of business, IT, and health toward a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Purdue Fort Wayne.

“This is a game changer in efforts to simplify and streamline bachelor-degree completion for Macomb Community College students,” said Don Ritzenhein, provost and vice president for the learning unit at Macomb Community College. “Directly recognizing and accepting whole associate degree programs represents a philosophy and a partnership wholly focused on students and their success. We appreciate the authentic commitment of Purdue Fort Wayne in meaningfully positioning Macomb students to earn their bachelor’s degree.”

贵州快3计划员Macomb students will be able to transfer up to a total of 88 credits toward their bachelor’s degree. While students will be required to complete a minimum of 32 credits through Purdue Fort Wayne, the coursework may be taken completely online.

“We are excited to enter into this partnership that provides opportunities for graduates of technical programs at Macomb Community College to complete their undergraduate education with a Purdue University degree,” said Carl Drummond, vice chancellor for academic affairs and enrollment management at Purdue University Fort Wayne. “This is just one more step in our efforts to make completing a bachelor’s degree more convenient for our students. We look forward to welcoming our new online Mastodons.”

贵州快3计划员Macomb students who qualify for the credit transfer can do so beginning in the spring 2020 term. Macomb Community College is located in Clinton Township, Michigan, northeast of Detroit.

For additional information, contact Susan Alderman at 260-481-6165 (office), 260-489-5349 (cell), or [email protected].  

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