Onondaga Community College and Cazenovia College announced a â??2+2 partnership agreementâ?? at a news conference Tuesday morning.
The program will allow students to complete two years of coursework at OCC to earn an associateâ??s degree, and then continue on at Cazenovia College to earn a bachelorâ??s degree in two more years.
Registration for the 2+2 program opens immediately.
The agreement will cover 13 degree programs from OCC and 26 degree programs from Cazenovia, including Business Administration, Interior Design, and Photography.
After signing with Cazenovia, OCC now has the 2+2 program with seven schools: Cazenovia College, University at Buffalo, SUNY Alfred, Syracuse University, St. John Fisher College, Le Moyne College and SUNY Potsdam.
â??We are thrilled to continue to strengthen our partnership with Cazenovia College,â?? said OCC President Dr. Casey Crabill. â??Students pursuing a four-year degree have the ability to start with a firm foundation at Onondaga and continue their education with a seamless transfer to Cazenovia College. We are proud to partner with Cazenovia and to offer students an affordable pathway from an associate degree to a baccalaureate degree.â??
â??Students will appreciate the value of completing their associateâ??s degree at Onondaga Community College and transferring to Cazenovia College to complete their bachelorâ??s degree,â?? said Cazenovia College President Mark Tierno.