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Bergen Community College and William Paterson University Sign Transfer Agreement for Students Pursuing Careers in Business

Bergen Community College students will be able to transfer up to 70 credits toward William Paterson University’s programs in the Cotsakos College of Business.
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Bergen Community College and William Paterson University have signed an articulation agreement that will allow Bergen students who obtain an associate of science degree in business to transfer into William Paterson’s bachelor of science degree programs in business.

Bergen students who complete an associate of science degree in business administration will be able to transfer up to 70 credits toward William Paterson University’s programs in the Cotsakos College of Business.

“This agreement offers Bergen students the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s degree at William Paterson and to further their academic and professional careers,” said Dr. B. Kaye Walter, president of Bergen Community College. “William Paterson is one of the leading transfer institutions for the College’s students. I am excited about this partnership because Bergen students will receive advanced preparation in a variety of fields including accounting, financial planning, and marketing.”

“We are very pleased to partner with Bergen Community College to provide students who achieve an associate’s degree in business administration there with a seamless transition into the bachelor’s degree programs in William Paterson’s Cotsakos College of Business, which are accredited by AACSB, the premier accrediting agency for business schools worldwide,” says Dr. Kathleen Waldron, president of William Paterson University.  “We are proud to offer these students the opportunity to major in a variety of business disciplines, including growing fields such as financial planning and professional sales.”

For additional information on this program, please contact Patrick Noonan, director of transfer programs and special sessions, William Paterson University, at (973) 720-3080 or email noonanp@wpunj.edu.

William Paterson University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through five colleges: College of the Arts and Communication, Cotsakos College of Business, College of Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and College of Science and Health. The University enrolls more than 11,400 students and provides an active campus life, including housing for more than 2,600 residential students. The institution’s faculty members are highly distinguished and diverse scholars and teachers, many of whom are the recipients of prestigious awards and grants from the Fulbright Program, the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the American Philosophical Society.

Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu) based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling more than 17,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.