OAKWOOD - Lanier Technical College and Valdosta State University recently signed two Pathway Program agreements.
This means students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in 22 programs from Lanier Tech can begin working on a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree with a major in technical studies from Valdosta State University. Also, students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from Lanier Tech can begin to work toward a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from VSU in organizational leadership.
Lanier Technical College programs included under the agreements are: Accounting, Applied Technical Management, Automotive Technology, Business Administrative Technology, Business Management, Clinical Laboratory Technology, Computer Support Specialist, Criminal Justice Technology, Dental Hygiene, Design & Media Production Technology, Drafting Technology, Early Childhood Care & Education, Electrical Utility Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, Fire Science Technology, Health Information Technology, Healthcare Management Technology, Histology, Horticulture, Industrial Systems Technology, Interiors, Internet Specialist-Web Site Design, Machine Tool Technology, Marketing, Medical Assisting, Motorsports Vehicle Technology, Networking Specialist, Paramedicine, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Solar Energy Technology and Surgical Technology.
The Pathways Program centers on the priorities of Complete College Georgia (CCG), an initiative developed to increase the number of Georgians earning a college degree. In 2012, institutions in both the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the University System of Georgia (USG) submitted plans to achieve the ambitious goal of adding more than 250,000 postsecondary graduates to Georgia's workforce by 2020. The Pathways Program is aligned with the goals of Complete College America and Governor Nathan Deal's Complete College Georgia Initiative.