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Associate Degrees

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 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.

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

North Central Michigan College

Associate of Arts

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

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/MTA 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.

 Kirtland Community College-Gaylord M-TEC

Associate of Applied Science

Kirtland Community College 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 manufacturing technology.  The following M-TEC degrees are available at the University Center Gaylord:

Technical Programs

Electrical Technology
Heating/Ventilation/AC/Refrigeration
Welding and Fabrication
Mechatronics…Facilities Technician or Industrial Technician options.

 

The MACRAO Transfer Agreements through Kirtland Gaylord M-TEC and North Central Michigan College allow for smooth transferability of courses among participating Michigan colleges and universities.

It stipulates that 30 semester hours of 100-level and above compatible general coursework will satisfy typical freshman and sophomore-level general education requirements for the bachelor’s degree at participating universities. A KCC or NCMC student who completes the 30 credit hours for the MACRAO Transfer Agreement and who seeks to transfer to another institution must request that Student Services stamp his/her transcript “MACRAO Agreement Satisfied.” Check each school’s policies for further information.

NCMC: Associate of Arts and Associate of General Studies.  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:  Electrical Technology,Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning and Refrigeration;Mechatronics, and Welding & 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