CCTC and Lander University partner to advance education

SUMTER, SC —Central Carolina Technical College and Lander University have formed a partnership to enhance the transfer of students from CCTC to Lander University. Articulation agreements will allow CCTC students to easily transfer their credits to Lander, entering as juniors. Students who meet the requirements of the program will be guaranteed admission to Lander University and will receive priority acceptance into the major they have selected.

“Central Carolina Technical College is pleased to be able to offer these wonderful opportunities for students in our Human Services and Legal Studies programs to transfer to Lander University. Lander has a rich history of excellence, offering innovative programs and experiential learning approaches. This partnership will provide an excellent pathway for CCTC graduates to continue their education in programs that can lead to a number of fulfilling careers,” added Pam Dinkins, dean of business and public service at CCTC.

The agreements apply to the following majors:

  • CCTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology to Lander’s Bachelor of Science in Criminology
  • CCTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Human Services to Lander’s Bachelor of Science in Human Services
  • CCTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal to Lander’s Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies

“Lander University and Central Carolina Technical College share a common vision to help students advance their education and their future careers,” said Scott Jones, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Lander University. “This partnership with CCTC helps both institutions honor our commitment to the state of South Carolina to develop a strong and able workforce through high quality education, as well as empower our students to lead satisfying and productive lives.”


Founded in 1872, Lander University is a co-educational, state-assisted, four-year university serving approximately 3,000 students and offering more than 60 areas of study in the liberal arts and sciences.  Located in Uptown Greenwood, the university has a long-standing tradition of providing a challenging, enriching education that prepares graduates to lead lives of meaningful activity, of personal satisfaction and of service to others. Learn more at