To help students with dreams of a career in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology achieve their aspirations, Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) in Minnesota have signed an agreement that will allow ATCC graduates to transfer seamlessly into the Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology program at TESU.

Specifically, students who have earned their ATCC Associate in Science (AS) degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology will have a pathway to transfer into TESU’s Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology.

“Alexandria Technical & Community College provides exceptional educational opportunities to students, and we are excited to partner with them,” said Dr. Merodie A. Hancock, president, Thomas Edison State University. “This pathway agreement will allow ATCC’s well-prepared graduates to move seamlessly to a degree completion pathway in the high-demand field of nuclear energy engineering.”

Through this agreement, ATCC and TESU have aligned their respective curricula to ensure a seamless educational pathway for students to earn their associate degree with ATCC, transfer 100 percent of its credits to TESU and continue onward in a bachelor’s degree pathway. The alignment of curriculum, student services, transition and onboarding, and even financial aid through articulation agreements allows students to see their future through multiple educational institutions and leverages the very best of community college and university educational opportunities.

“This new transfer agreement with Thomas Edison State University is the start of a strong partnership that will save students both time and money,” said Michael Seymour, president, Alexandria Technical & Community College. “As an extension of our work with the U.S. Naval Community College to train active service members, our Nuclear Engineering Technology AS degree offers an accelerated pathway due to the curriculum alignment between our two institutions and acceptance of credit for prior learning earned in the military.”

For information about TESU and the Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology program, contact Dr. Richard Coe at 609-984-1130, ext. 2210, or visit the Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology program website.