Ashford University Signs Articulation Agreement With Copper Mountain College

CLINTON, Iowa, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has announced its most recent partnership and articulation agreement with Copper Mountain College, a Joshua Tree, CA-based training institution dedicated to serving the academic certification and transfer needs of area residents, distance learners and military personnel.

The partnership allows Copper Mountain College's students the opportunity to transfer up to 90 credits into one of Ashford's acclaimed online or on-campus bachelor's degree programs.

"Among other things, Copper Mountain College is a provider of higher education to our service people in all branches of the military," said David Vande Pol, senior director of academic partnerships for Ashford University. "Our missions are aligned in that we both strive to provide high quality educational programs, while ensuring that they are accessible and affordable."

Andrea Armstrong, counselor and articulation officer with Copper Mountain College added, "The articulation agreement with Ashford University will give our students another option for continuing their education. We are wholeheartedly dedicated to serving the academic needs of our students, and it's exciting to be able to offer them new opportunities to grow and to develop."

To date, Ashford University maintains 26 articulation agreements representing 102 colleges.

About Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is a coeducational institution regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, with programs in education, business, accounting, criminal and social justice, computer animation and graphic design, and other areas. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a range of student activities and athletics, at its Clinton campus. Online degree programs are available in education, organizational management, business administration, and psychology. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable on-campus and online programs, with tuition fees among the lowest in the U.S. compared to other private institutions. Its tagline is: "Higher Education Made Affordable"(SM). For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, Director of Public Relations, at 858/513-9240 x2513.

About Copper Mountain College

Founded in 1966 by local residents, and governed by a locally elected board of trustees, Copper Mountain College serves approximately 2,500 students though their online portal and campus facilities. The University offers Associate degrees and certificate programs in 24 fields of study, as well as vocational training in accounting, administration of justice, automotive technology, fire science, nursing, early childhood education certification, and computer technology. Copper Mountain College's Developmental Education program provides all adults of the Morongo Basin region with the opportunity to enroll in classes directed at completing a high school diploma and/or GED. For more information, please visit www.cmccd.edu or call Laura Hall, Director of Marketing and Community Relations, at 760/366-3791 x5442.

    Contact: Shari Rodriguez, Director of Public Relations
    858-513-9240 x2513 - [email protected]

SOURCE: Ashford University

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