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Published March 16, 2011, 03:25 PM

Colleges team up to offer credit for working experience

Valley City, ND (WDAY TV) - A new partnership between VCSU and NDSCS will give you college credit from the working world. Students from NDSCS can apply technical credits and working experience towards a Bachelors degree at VCSU.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

The program is through the Associates in Applied science degree and tech studies. The schools presidents say this will help adults who want to go back to school and have previous work experience in trade jobs.

DR. STEVE SHIRLEY - Valley City State President: “As you look at that combination and you look at that sort of multitude of benefits that this really can provide for our students and for out residents of North Dakota we really see it as an exciting opportunity.”

The agreement is the first of its kinds between a tech school and a 4-year university.