Duhok, Kurdistan Region – December 2nd, 2021 – The American University of Kurdistan’s College of Engineering announces the start of the admission process for the collaborative program with Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It is a 2+2 Student Transfer Program. Students take their first two years at AUK and the last two years at WSU.
After successfully completing the first two years of their undergraduate studies in an engineering discipline at AUK, qualified students will be accepted into the identified department at the College of Engineering at WSU where they will complete the requirements for a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree. The areas of study are: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. This agreement also provides a pathway for enrollment in a Master’s Program in Data Sciences and Business Analytics.
“This agreement with the renowned Wayne State University, one of the leading universities in engineering in the U.S., provides a golden opportunity for AUK’s engineering students to obtain their Bachelor’s degrees from the U.S. This is also bears witness to the fact that the quality of our engineering programs has been recognized by a prestigious university such as WSU. Thus, this agreement ensures that our current and future students can easily pursue further education in the U.S. if they choose”, stated Dr. Razaq Ferhadi, Dean of AUK’s College of Engineering.
WSU is a public research university, based in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering a range of engineering disciplines, such as alternative energy technology, automotive engineering, electric-drive vehicle engineering, environmental infrastructure and transportation engineering, materials and biomedical engineering, bioinformatics and computational biology, nanotechnology and sustainable engineering.
The mission of AUK’s College of Engineering is to improve the overall quality of life and mentor students who desire to exercise leadership in creating essential systems. The College provides outreach programs to inspire students to consider education and careers in engineering. The AUK’s programs are committed to preparing students to enter the workforce and adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.