Athens State University

at Snead State Community College

A smart way to earn your baccalaureate degree is through the partnership between Snead State and Athens State University. You can complete your Associate degree at Snead State and then transfer to Athens State. You may also be able to use the Reverse Transfer Agreement between Snead State and Athens State to use credits earned at Athens State towards the fulfillment of your Associate degree at Snead State.

SSCC students may transfer to Athens State University after completing one of the following:
  1. Earned a degree from SSCC, or
  2. Earned sixty or sixty-four semester hours of college credit with a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, or
  3. Completed all general studies requirements (Areas I-IV).
Several Athens State programs can be completed online and are available to Snead State and other transfer students. Information on these and other online programs can be found here.

SSCC also hosts an Athens State University Distance Learning Center where you can complete a four-year degree in the following areas of study with little or no travel time:Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Management of Technology
  • Acquisition and Contract Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Computer Science (CIS Option)
  • Religion
  • Technical Education
  • Information Assurance
You may visit Athens State's Admissions page for admission requirements and additional information.

The Athens State University Distance Learning Center at Snead State can assist you with transferring to Athens State or with services to assist you in completing your online degree after you have been admitted to Athens State.

If you are interested in transferring to Athens State after Snead, please contact:
Mrs. Alecia White
Snead State Center Manager
Office Location: Top Floor of the McCain Student Success Center
(256) 840-4122

Boaz Campus Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For current class schedules and other information visit the Athens State University website.

Please note: Athens courses begin at the junior level. Students who wish to enroll must have completed 60 hours of coursework at the freshman and sophomore levels. If you are already admitted to Athens State University, you can register online. If not, you need to fill out an Athens application form.