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Shelton State and United States Sports Academy to Sign Agreement Supporting Transferring SSCC Students

January 26, 2024 – Shelton State Community College (SSCC) and the United States Sports Academy (USSA) will sign a Transfer Articulation Agreement to create a pathway for SSCC students with an associate degree who wish to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree from USSA. A signing event will be held Tuesday, January 30, at 11:00 a.m. on SSCC’s Martin Campus. Members of the media are invited to attend.


This new partnership will facilitate bachelor’s degree attainment for students transferring from SSCC to a bachelor’s degree program at USSA.


According to the terms of the agreement, USSA agrees to accept credits for students who have completed an associate degree at SSCC and are seeking a bachelor’s degree in any specialty. In addition, USSA has agreed to accept all full-time faculty or staff wanting to pursue a master’s degree or Doctor of Education Degree.


SSCC students, faculty, or staff admitted to any of the USSA degree programs are eligible to receive the Academy’s Presidential Transfer Scholarship, covering up to 30% of tuition expenses.


This agreement is intended to serve SSCC students, faculty, and staff who are seeking to continue their education. Both institutions’ mutual primary objective is to best serve and support students and employees by offering opportunities for educational advancement and excellence.


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