ATHENS, WV – Concord University and Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Eastern WVCTC) have entered into a collaborative agreement, in which Concord will provide the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program to Eastern WVCTC graduates. Students who have completed the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree at Eastern WVCTC will have satisfied up to 62 credit hours of required coursework toward the 120 required hours to complete the Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at Concord.

Credits earned at Eastern WVCTC will be recognized and accepted by Concord University, streamlining the educational pathway for students. This collaboration makes it easier for students to continue their educational journey, promotes academic continuity, and supports the development of a skilled workforce.
Monica Wilson, Interim VP of Academics & Student Services at Eastern WVCTC says of the agreement, “As a business graduate myself, I’m thrilled about the seamless pathway offered between Eastern and Concord. Eastern’s students can earn an associate’s degree and smoothly transition to Concord for a bachelor’s in business. With all courses online, this opportunity not only ensures academic advancement but also accommodates our students’ work commitments, paving the way for a promising future without compromise.”

Amanda Sauchuck, Concord’s Department Chair / Director of Assessment and Associate Professor of Management, says of the program, “We are excited about the new MOU with Eastern Community and Technical College, designed to streamline the academic journey for students transitioning to Concord University. This partnership emphasizes our commitment to educational accessibility and success, providing a seamless path for students to advance their studies within the Department of Business. We believe this agreement will not only facilitate a smoother transfer process but also inspire more students to continue their education and achieve their professional goals.”


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