Michigan Debates 4-Year Degrees at Community Colleges

September 17, 2010

The Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees in nursing, culinary arts, maritime technology and concrete technology, The Detroit News reported. Community colleges in Michigan argue that there is demand for these programs and that they can expand existing offerings without additional state funds. But as the legislation moves to the Senate, many four-year universities are opposing the measure.

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