Yesterday morning at City Hall Anna Maria College and Quinsigamond Community College signed an agreement to create an innovative public-private transfer agreement between the schools.
The agreement signed by Quinsigamond President Gail Carberry and Anna Maria President Mary Lou Retelle caps the cost of four years of study at $40,000. The program is open to those studying the fields of criminal justice, fire science, human services and social work.
Transfer agreements, also known as articulation agreements, are common in higher education. However, the Higher Education and Active Responsiveness through Transfer (HEART) Initiative is ground-breaking for two reasons.
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