LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Students receiving an associate degree at Johnson College in Scranton will have an open invitation to finish their higher education with a bachelor degree at Keystone College in La Plume starting in the fall.
The two colleges made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. Presidents and provost signed a dual admission agreement. Johnson graduate with associate degrees or certificates can transfer seamlessly to keystone college to achieve their Bachelor Degree. Five associate degrees will be able to transfer into different programs at Keystone.
“It’s so exciting. We’ve had a long partnership with Keystone. This kind of solidifies that relationship and provides even more opportunities for our students,” said Katie Leonard, Presidents & CEO, Johnson College.
“They’ll be learning more about entrepreneurship and leadership and how technology applies in those classrooms. how to communicate, how to analyze information,” said Dr. Tracy Brundage, President of Keystone College.
In the future, the two colleges are looking at Keystone admitted students taking technical classes at Johnson College.
Associate of science degree in computer information technology can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science programs in computer science or information technology.
Associate degree in logistics and supply chain management can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in business.
Associate degree in veterinary technology can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in biology.
Certificates in welding or in building and property maintenance can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in business.
Associate degree physical therapist assistant can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in pre-physical therapy.
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