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Montgomery County Community College and USciences Sign Transfer Agreement
Published on March 3, 2017
Montgomery County Community College President Dr. Kevin Pollock (left) celebrates the signing of the transfer agreement with University of the Sciences President Dr. Paul Katz.
Montgomery County Community College further expanded opportunities for students to transfer to four-year colleges in the Philadelphia region by signing an agreement with University of the Sciences in Philadelphia on March 2, 2017.
Through the agreement, MCCC students in good academic standing who complete their associate’s degree in any one of seven programs can select from fourteen different bachelor’s degree programs at USciences.
“The University of the Sciences has an outstanding reputation for preparing students as leaders and practitioners in the healthcare fields and sciences,” said MCCC President Kevin Pollock, Ph.D. “We are very pleased to partner with USciences and provide MCCC students with expanded opportunities to continue their education right here in the Philadelphia region.”
“Through this partnership with Montgomery County Community College, we are delighted to provide access for qualified MCCC students to a variety of majors at USciences in order for these students to earn bachelor of science degrees and continue their pathway to rewarding career opportunities,” said USciences President Paul Katz, M.D.
The transfer agreement is open to MCCC students receiving associate of science degrees in Business Administration, Engineering Science, Life Science, Physical Sciences, or Psychology; in addition to associate of art degrees in Liberal Studies or Mathematics. Students can transfer into USciences bachelor’s programs including Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Humanities and Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics, or Psychology.
About Montgomery County Community College
For more than 50 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational needs of Montgomery County. The College’s comprehensive curriculum includes more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College’s thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, at the Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, and online through a robust Virtual Campus.
As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for students. The College is also recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, community service and service learning opportunities, and use of classroom technology. For more information, visit http://www.mc3.edu.
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