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Lone Star College partners with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to open new pathways

By: Bill Van Rysdam
| Published 03/28/2022

Lone Star College has teamed up with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to make it easier for LSC students to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Pictured (left to right) are Dwight L. Smith, III, Ed.D., LSC Vice Chancellor Academic and Workforce
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HOUSTON, TX -- Lone Star College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have teamed up to provide a seamless transfer experience for LSC students that will support them with resources required to navigate the transfer process.

“Lone Star College is delighted to formalize the process in which our students can continue their education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,” said Dwight L. Smith, III, Ed.D., LSC Vice Chancellor Academic and Workforce Success. “This articulation agreement will make it easier for those interested in pursuing bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to achieve their goals.”

An articulation agreement is a formal collaboration between two or more institutions of higher education. This type of agreement is typically formed between a community college and a four-year institution with the purpose of creating a seamless transfer process for students.

Nearly 500 LSC students have already transferred to A&M-Corpus Christi over the last five years.

In addition to the agreement with A&M-Corpus Christi, LSC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s degrees in Cybersecurity; Nursing; and Energy, Manufacturing and Trades Management. The LSC-University Center, located in The Woodlands and University Park, also allows students to earn their bachelor's and master's degrees close to home from partner universities in a variety of programs.

“It’s important that our students have the right options to continue their education,” said Smith.

Visit LoneStar.edu/University-Center to learn more about LSC University Partner Programs and Locations.

Lone Star College enrolls over 80,000 students each semester providing high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list. LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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