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Associate Degree Programs - Building on your academic success

Associate degrees typically require 60-62 credits. Once a student earns an Associate degree, the student can transfer to one of several university partners at University Center Gaylord to earn a Bachelor degree.

Students should meet with an academic advisor throughout their course work g to assure that they are meeting requirements for both the Associate and Bachelor degrees. All University Center partners work closely together to assure a smooth transfer of credits earned.

Both North Central Michigan College and Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC offer complete Associate degree programs through the University Center Gaylord:

NCMC: Associate of Arts; Associate of General Studies; and Associate of Applied Science in Geographic Information Systems.  For a complete listing of classes each semester, visit www.ncmich.edu.

Contact NCMC-Gaylord at 989 705 3775 or Michele Andrews, Director of Off Campus programming at  mandrews@ncmich.edu for more information. 

Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC: Associate of Applied Science in:  Cardiac Sonography; Electrical Technology; Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Welding and Fabrication. For a complete listing of classes each semester, visit www.kirtland.edu.

Contact Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC  at 989 705 3600 or Luann Mabarak, M-TEC Director and Academic Advisor at luann.mabarak@kirtland.edu for more information. 

Associate of Arts - North Central Michigan College

The NCMC Associate of Arts degree is for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university or who are following a planned bachelor’s degree program with a Gaylord University Center Partner.

Associate of General Studies - North Central Michigan College

The NCMC Associate of General Studies is for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university or who are following a planned bachelor degree program with a Gaylord University Center Partner. Student’s intending to transfer to a Michigan college or university should use electives to satisfy the MACRAO Agreement. An AGS cannot be earned concurrently with an AA. This degree is ideal for the general studies student who has attended several other colleges and universities and wishes to complete a two-year degree.

Associate of Applied Science - Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC

Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC is a state-of-the-art facility offering certifications and Associate degrees in a unique, flexible, student-friendly manner.  We are dedicated to training, retraining, and updating job skills essential to high-demand, high-skill, high-wage occupations, specializing in health careers and manufacturing technology.  The following MTEC Associate degrees are available at the University Center Gaylord:

Health Careers
Cardiac Sonography (Ultrasound)

Technical Programs
Electrical Technology
Heating / Ventilation / AC/ Refrigeration
Welding and Fabrication

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