Lone Star College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

This agreement allows students who have completed an associate degree to transfer to a bachelor degree.

Lenexa, Kan. — December 11, 2014 — The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas. With almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College, certainly helps make that saying true.

Thanks to a new articulation agreement with Grantham University, Lone Star College students will have even more opportunities to further their college education once they have completed their associate degrees.

“Lone Star College is dedicated to helping our students succeed,” said Dr. Lynette O'Keefe, Lone Star College Executive Director forEducational Partnerships. “This agreement provides another pathway to a higher education for our students and we are delighted to be a part of it.”

“Getting, saving, and keeping jobs is a paramount concern; so too is tuition, transportation, and living expenses. At Grantham University, our 100% online learning platform gives busy adult students the flexibility to enjoy life, work full-time and still pursue an advanced degree. It’s our shared commitment, flexibility and record of success that has Grantham University willing and eager to explore partnership opportunities with Lone Star College though an articulation agreement,” said Dr. Marilyn Bartels, Grantham University’s Provost.

This articulation agreement is a 2+2 bachelor’s degree completion program. Lone Star College students who have completed any associate degree with at least a 2.0 GPA can transfer into Grantham’s Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies program. Additionally, students who have earned their degrees in the following areas can transfer into a corresponding bachelor’s degree at Grantham:

Lone Star College Associate Degree Program


Grantham University Bachelor Degree Program



 Associate of Arts


Business Administration

Bachelor of Science


Business Management

Bachelor of Science


Criminal Justice,

Associate of Arts




Criminal Justice,

Bachelor of Arts




Mechanical Engineering,

Associate of Science


Computer Engineering Technology,

Bachelor of Science


Electronics Engineering Technology,

Bachelor of Science


Engineering Management Technology,

Bachelor of Science


Computer Science,

Associate of Arts




Computer Science,

Bachelor of Science





Any Conferred Associate Degree



BS Multidisciplinary Studies, with the option of Concentrations:


     Business Administration,

     Business Management,

     Computer Science,

     Criminal Justice,

     Health Systems Management,

     Human Resource Management


Eligible members of Lone Star College faculty, staff and current graduates have the opportunity to continue their education through Grantham at a reduced tuition rate for bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Grantham University has been helping working adults achieve their educational goals for more than 63 years. Grantham University offers certificate programs, associate and bachelor’s degrees in Criminal Justice, Engineering and Computer Science, Business Administration, Nursing and Allied Health, General and Multidisciplinary Studies, and other technology related degrees. Grantham’s degree programs are flexible and self-paced, allowing students to complete their course work at times and places that fit their busy schedules. To learn more about the degree opportunities available at Grantham University, please visit:

About Lone Star College:

Lone Star College has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more


About Grantham University:

Established in 1951, Grantham University specializes in accredited online degree programs. Grantham’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Allied Health, Information Technology, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Human Resource Management and Business Intelligence. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education. The Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).


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