MOREHEAD CITY – Carteret Community College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of Western Governors University, to create a transfer pathway for graduates transferring to WGU to complete their bachelor’s degrees. The agreement establishes the principles that several articulated associate degrees at Carteret Community College will transfer to WGU North Carolina. Articulated program areas include business, accounting, education, information technology, and nursing.
“This is an amazing opportunity for our students,” said Dr. Tracy Mancini, President of Carteret Community College. “We are so excited to offer our students another pathway to continue their education. Plus, it is wonderful that our students and staff are eligible for discounts and scholarships.”
In addition to ensuring a smooth transition to WGU North Carolina, the Memorandum of Understanding will provide tuition discounts and access to scholarship funds. Carteret Community College students, faculty, and staff who are interested in attending WGU North Carolina are eligible for a 5 percent discount on tuition. Carteret Community College graduates and staff will also be eligible to apply for WGU Community College Partnership Scholarships, which are valued at $2,000. Scholarship recipients will receive a $500 tuition credit each term, renewable for up to four (4) terms based on satisfactory academic performance.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Carteret Community College to provide an affordable and accessible means for graduates to further their education via our 100-percent online, accredited degree programs,” said WGU North Carolina Chancellor Catherine Truitt.