news-category: Transfer Pathways Wake Tech and Gardner-Webb University Officials Announce New Transfer Partnership By Office of University Communications On May 9, 2022 Wake Tech Students Can Complete Online Bachelor of Science in 10 Programs at GWU BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—In a special online ceremony, Wake Tech Community College and Gardner-Webb University signed multiple articulation agreements making it possible for Wake Tech students who earn one of 10 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees to complete a Bachelor of Science degree online with Gardner-Webb. “Wake Tech has long been a giant in the North Carolina community college system, and we are quite pleased that these agreements will enable more of their graduates to join us at GWU,” praised Gardner-Webb University President Dr. William M. Downs. “Our ability to complement work already completed at the community college level with degree options that enhance professional opportunities is a plus for students, a win for employers, and a big net gain for our state.” The agreements include AAS degrees in Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, Health and Fitness Science, Nursing, Human Services Technology, Criminal Justice Technology and Forensic Science. “This is a great opportunity for Wake Tech graduates to pursue an advanced degree,” said Wake Tech President Dr. Scott Ralls. “This partnership with Gardner-Webb University will help students stay workforce forward – to keep moving up as they achieve educational goals.” Wake Tech President Dr. Scott Ralls GWU President Dr. William Downs Wake Tech AAS programs included in the new articulation agreements are: Accounting and Finance to Gardner-Webb BS AccountingBusiness Administration to General Business to Gardner-Webb BS ManagementHealth and Fitness Science to Gardner-Webb BS Exercise Science with a Health and Fitness ConcentrationNursing to Gardner-Webb BS NursingHuman Services Technology to Gardner-Webb BS Human Services – Concentrations in Generalist, Clinical/Pre-Counseling, Family Dynamics, Non-Profit Leadership, or Substance Use and AbuseHuman Services Technology/Gerontology to Gardner-Webb BS Human Services – Concentrations in Generalist, Clinical/Pre-Counseling, Family Dynamics, Non-Profit Leadership, or Substance Use and AbuseHuman Services Technology/Mental Health to Gardner-Webb BS Human Services – Concentrations in Generalist, Clinical/Pre-Counseling, Family Dynamics, Non-Profit Leadership, or Substance Use and AbuseHuman Services Technology/Substance Abuse to Gardner-Webb BS Human Services – Concentrations in Generalist, Clinical/Pre-Counseling, Family Dynamics, Non-Profit Leadership, or Substance Use and AbuseCriminal Justice Technology to Gardner-Webb BS Criminal JusticeForensic Science to Gardner-Webb BS Criminal Justice Wake Tech Students accepted at Gardner-Webb University must comply with all applicable academic regulations as listed in the GWU Online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program Catalog. More information on the Gardner-Webb transfer agreements and other university partnerships is available here. About Wake Tech Wake Tech is North Carolina’s largest community college, serving more than 70,000 adults annually, with seven campuses, two training centers, multiple community sites and a comprehensive array of online learning options. Wake Tech is accredited and offers more than 250 associate degrees, diplomas and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate employment. About Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb University is North Carolina’s recognized leader in private, Christian higher education. A Carnegie-Classified Doctoral/Professional University, GWU is home to six professional schools, 14 academic departments, more than 80 undergraduate and graduate majors, and a world-class faculty. Located on a beautiful 225-acre campus in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb prepares graduates to impact their chosen professions, equips them with the skills to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and inspires them to make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of others. Ignite your future at Gardner-Webb.edu.