Forsyth Tech Introduces New Program Options for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Forsyth Tech is introducing a two-year degree in
Motorcycle Mechanics this fall.
"(Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech is responding to the needs of the local business community while providing new options to students for the 2015-2016 academic year with the introduction of new programs, industry credentials, and online courses.

Among the new offerings is the Associate in Engineering program (AE). Engineering employers often look for specific skills over standard degrees, and this program will provide students with the training needed to compete in the high-demand environment of today’s engineering workforce.
Engineering Pathways, a joint project of the North Carolina Community College System and the University of North Carolina, has developed an articulation agreement that allows community college students with an AE degree to transfer seamlessly to a four-year engineering program within the UNC system. The AE program is specifically designed to meet prerequisite requirements and prevent the need for students to take additional or duplicative courses upon transferring. Universities partnering with community colleges through this program include East Carolina University, University of North Carolina Charlotte, and North Carolina State University.

Another new in-demand program that will be making its debut this fall is Motorcycle Mechanics. Students entering this program will earn an AAS degree.

The college will also introduce AAS degrees in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology as well as Welding Technology. Currently, diplomas and certificates are available in these programs.

New industry certifications are being introduced into the Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Business Informatics and Nonprofit Leadership and Management programs to help employees in these fields.
To help students better balance work and personal life demands while continuing their education and enhancing their workforce credentials, Forsyth Tech is expanding its online offerings. This fall, the two-year AAS degree in Healthcare Management Technology will be available entirely online. By popular request, the two-semester certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management will also be available online."

- A Press Release

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