Carl Sandburg College has a partnership with Franklin University to provide opportunities for students at two-year colleges to complete their bachelor’s degree without leaving their local community college. Students earn their associate’s degree plus approximately 24 semester credit hours of “bridge” coursework, all from their local college. While taking bridge courses at their community college, students also complete a minimum of 40 semester credit hours of bachelor’s degree courses online from Franklin University. Students in this program have access to our computers, advising, and library services, as well has having access to support services from Franklin via distance modes. For details about this program, please contact an advisor/counselor in the Student Services Office on the Galesburg campus (309-341-5237).
Surgical Technologist Program Illinois Central College
This partnership between Carl Sandburg College and Illinois Central College (East Peoria, IL) provides educational opportunities for students within the Carl Sandburg College district who wish to complete a certificate or an Associate’s degree as a surgical technologist. Students enroll in all technical and program-specific courses at ICC but may take general education courses and preparatory courses at Sandburg. For details about this program, please contact an advisor/counselor in the Student Services Office on the Galesburg campus (309-341-5237).