Athens State’s Elementary Education Program: The Perfect Partner for Your 2-Year Degree

Congratulations, you’ve completed your associate degree! Now what?

As you contemplate your next move, the Athens University’s education program may be the natural next step for your academic journey as a transfer student. Seamlessly aligning with your two-year degree, our education program offers a cost-effective and efficient pathway to realizing your dream of becoming an educator.

Experience a seamless transition.

Transferring from a community college to a four-year institution can be a daunting process, but we strive to make it as simple as possible. As an upper-division university, all of our programs are designed to accommodate transfer students and those who have completed their two-year degrees.

Our team will work with you to help you map out a pathway to efficiently and effectively achieve your academic and career goals during your time at Athens State and beyond.

Fast-track your degree with credit transfers.

Another benefit to being a transfer-friendly university? Comprehensive transfer policies that can accelerate your academic journey.

Your associate degree credits can be applied toward your bachelor’s degree in education, allowing you to pick up where you left off and providing a streamlined and efficient pathway toward your diploma.

Our advisors work closely with you to assess your previous coursework and maximize each credit you’ve already earned. With this personalized approach, you’ll save valuable time and money; and ultimately, your hard work at the community college level will be recognized and rewarded.

Earn a cost-effective, high-quality education.

We understand the financial challenges many of our transfer students face, which is why we offer a range of financial aid options, some specifically tailored to transfer students.

With these resources, you’re able to achieve your academic goals without accumulating an overwhelming financial burden so you can focus on earning your degree and your next career move after graduation.

Lean on a supportive academic community.

Transitioning to a new learning environment can be intimidating, but our small class sizes and close-knit community allow for meaningful connections with professors, fellow students, and experienced educators who serve as mentors.

Every student at Athens State is assigned a student success coach who is able to provide guidance as you navigate through the unique aspects of your education journey. This support network can be invaluable as you make the transition from community college to a four-year institution, ensuring that you have the resources and encouragement you need to succeed.

For transfer students with an associate degree and a passion for becoming an educator, Athens State Elementary program will set you up for success with your two-year degree. Choosing Athens State enables you to build on the foundation you’ve already laid at the associate level and opens doors to a fulfilling and rewarding career in education.

As you start this journey, remember that Athens State University is committed to helping you achieve your goals and become the educator you aspire to be. Explore our program to learn more about taking the next step in your education.