Pictured Chancellor Kristine Strickland of Fletcher Technical Community College (left) and Chancellor Joan Davis of Delgado Community College (right).
Fletcher Technical Community College has entered into an articulation agreement with Delgado Community College to offer several Allied Health programs with a seamlessly transition in the following programs: Dietetic Technician, Medical Coding, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Ophthalmic Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Technician, Radiation Therapy, Funeral Service Education and Radiologic Technology. This agreement will allow students at Fletcher Technical Community College to begin their education at Fletcher and complete it seamlessly at Delgado Community College. This agreement will expand many educational opportunities for students in Allied Health programs at Fletcher Technical Community College. The College is excited about the avenues that this articulation agreement opens for Fletcher students.
“Fletcher Technical Community College is excited to partner with our sister institution Delgado Community College to expand career options in Allied Health Fields,” said Fletcher Chancellor Kristine Strickland. “Our goal at Fletcher is to provide our community with access to affordable training and education that will lead to high wage, high demand jobs.”
“As healthcare needs in our State grow, our partnership with Delgado will allow students to access the finest in education and training right here in our Region,” Strickland said. “This program will allow members of our community to be educated, trained and employed right here in the Bayou Region. It is through this partnership that we can leverage our resources for the greater good of our community.”
“Delgado Community College is very pleased to be able to offer this exciting new range of opportunities in the Allied Health professions for students from the Bayou Region of Louisiana,” said Delgado Chancellor Joan Davis. “As a longtime leader in providing education that leads to rewarding careers in these professions, Delgado will now be better positioned to make a difference in more people’s lives than we ever have before.”
“Our local and regional communities will be healthier, wealthier and wiser as Delgado teams up with Fletcher Technical Community College to broaden access to professional education in healthcare, and to the jobs and other benefits that come with a better-educated workforce,” Davis said.