UTICA- Utica College and Mohawk Valley Community College signed an agreement that would allow students from MVCC to transfer into Utica College's Construction Management Program.
Officials with both schools said this is a big move for them.
Utica College is in the process of building a new facility for construction management majors, because the number of students interested in the program is growing. This building will also hold staff and classes all in the same building.
The Associate Dean for MVCC said this will help keep students in the area, and help them save some money. He said it also allows them to grow their partnership with Utica College.
"At MVCC we work very well with low income people and with returning adult students, so I think we create a new pathway for those kinds of students to Utica College's program," said Associate Dean for MVCC, Tim Thomas.
The Director for the Construction Management Program at Utica College said they're expecting 50 new faces in the Fall, which is an indication the program is growing. "We need the classroom space to start running multiple sections for the kids and their class needs," said David Dubbelde.
Dubbelde said they would like to start a Master's program within the next 2-3 years.