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Articulation Agreements w/JSU & Ashford University

Gadsden State & JSU Enter Articulation Agreement for Eight Degree Programs

Gadsden State Community College and Jacksonville State University now offer a smooth transition with optional advantages for students seeking to obtain an

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Electrical Technology, Drafting and Design, Electronics Engineering, Industrial Automation, Mechanical Design, Machine Tool, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, and Civil Engineering and remain in the program to achieve a Bachelor of Science Degree.

The two colleges recently signed an articulation agreement which will allow Gadsden State students to apply 36 credit hours of technical specialty towards electives in the B.S. degree programs offered through the Department of Technology and Engineering at JSU.

Students may also become eligible to transfer up to 64 credit hours of lower division general education courses, and up to 12 credit hours of specific technical courses.  After completion of the bachelor’s degree, JSU will also offer students the opportunity to continue their studies online and complete the graduate level degree in manufacturing systems technology.

For more information contact Ralph Burke at 256-549-8390 or  Interested persons may also contact Terry Marbut at 256-782-5294 or



Gadsden State Enters Articulation with Ashford University

Gadsden State students may now continue their education at Ashford University due to an articulation agreement between the colleges. Founded in 1918 as Mount St. Clare College, Ashford University is located in Clinton, Iowa and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees both their campus and online.  Ashford University makes many majors available online so that a Gadsden State graduate can complete a bachelor’s degree while working and at a reasonable cost.

Gadsden State students who have earned an associate degree and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 will be accepted to Ashford University and credited for all general education and competency requirements.  Students will be allowed to transfer up to 90 credit hours.  Both Ashford University and Gadsden State will provide direct links on their respective Web sites to accommodate interested students.   For more information contact Dr. Jim Jolly, dean of instructional services, at 256-549-8256 or


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