SHU, Northcentral Technical College Endorse Partnership

Unique Online Degree Opportunity Offered for NTC Sign Language Interpreter Graduates

Siena Heights University and Northcentral Technical College of Wausau, Wis., have recently partnered to offer a unique totally online bachelor degree opportunity for Sign Language Interpreter in Education graduates.


The articulation agreement between the two institutions allows Northcentral Sign Language Interpreter in Education graduates the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with SHU. ntc.gif


“The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is a career-oriented degree designed for professionals with allied health, public safety, technical, or vocational training and experience, and graduates of two-year occupational programs,” said Deborah Carter, SHU’s dean for the College for Professional Studies. “The BAS is structured on the ‘inverted major’ concept which builds an individually designed academic degree program around the allied health, public safety, technical or occupational major the student has already completed.”


The Associate in Science degree in Sign Language Interpreter in Education from Northcentral Technical College transfers and qualifies as the BAS major at SHU. No additional coursework toward the major is required. Candidates may transfer up to 90 semester hours of credit from their associate degree program, other college study, college-equivalent military, corporate or professional training and/or CLEP testing. The Siena Heights online program offers completely online courses every 8 weeks geared to working adult professionals.


“The BAS degree builds on the specialized major brought to Siena Heights University and broadens the student’s intellectual horizons,” Carter said. “It is designed to take the candidate’s multi-faceted educational, training and work history fully into account in developing his/her program. We are extremely excited about what this partnership with Northcentral Technical College promises.”


For more information about the partnership or about any other online programs at Siena Heights University, please call 1-866-937-2748 or email us at More information can also be obtained by opening the PDF attachment below.

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