We welcome four-year college and university partners who visit our campus in the following ways: IRVINE, California – June 6, 2016 – The Department of Continuing Education at the University of California, Irvine has developed an articulation agreement with Walden University that paves the way for its students to promote their success in higher education. Through this agreement, UCI Extension students in certificate programs in Information Systems Security, Data Science and Project Management have the opportunity to apply for optional credits for an online master`s degree from Walden University. “We are excited to work with Walden University to continue to give students the opportunity to succeed in higher education and their individual career path,” said Gary W. Matkin, Ph.D., Dean of Continuing Education, Distance Learning and Summer Session at uCI Extension. “Articulation agreements like this give students a voice and offer endless opportunities for professional and personal growth.” UCI Extension students who have completed the required courses with a grade of “B” or better and have been admitted to Walden University will receive their UCI Extension course points for the corresponding graduate program. The articulation agreement paves the way for the transfer of courses to the following programs at Walden University: • Master of Information Systems Management • Master of Science in Information Technology; Specialization in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity • Master of Science in Information Technology; Specialization in Information Systems • Master of Science in Information Technology; Specialization in Software Engineering • Master of Science in Project Management. “This articulation agreement with UCI Extension offers students new opportunities to pursue their graduate studies online,” said Eric Riedel, Walden University`s Director of Studies. “Walden is proud to play a role in helping students achieve their academic goals, grow professionally and grow personally. For more information on the articulation agreement and specific transferability equivalence of the UCI Extension Course for Walden University`s Master`s programmes, see www.waldenu.edu/partners/ucirvine. .