Harrisburg College, Central Penn Faculty signal switch settlement – PennLive

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and Central Penn College have signed an agreement that grants graduates of four Central Penn undergraduate degree programs admittance to elect Harrisburg University (HU) graduate programs.

The agreement allows for the following transfers:

Central Penn College’s bachelor’s degree in Business Administration to HU master’s degree program in Project Management.Central Penn College’s bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management to HU master’s degree program in Healthcare Informatics.Central Penn College’s bachelor’s degree in Health Science to HU master’s degree program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and/or master’s degree program in Biotechnology.Central Penn College’s bachelor’s degree in Information Technology to HU master’s degree program in Computer Information Sciences and/or master’s degree program in Information Systems Engineering and Management

“This partnership will allow Harrisburg University and Central Penn College to better serve students in Pennsylvania,” Harrisburg University President Dr. Eric Darr said in a press release. “Our teams are dedicated to making this partnership successful, and I think there are other opportunities for us to work together to meet workforce needs.”

Ranked the top-rated STEM University in the United States for two consecutive years by Corporate LiveWire, Harrisburg University courses and programs are delivered in various formats, the release said. Whether in person, online, or via an accelerated format, eligible Central Penn graduates will find award-winning graduate programs at Harrisburg University.

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“This new partnership between Central Penn College and Harrisburg University will benefit our mutual students as they pursue an advanced degree,” Dr. Linda Fedrizzi-Williams, president of Central Penn College, said.

The institution, which is based in Summerdale a few miles from downtown Harrisburg, specializes in career-focused education that enables students to land a job in their field or continue on with their educational journey.

“Central Pennsylvania is a vibrant, growing area, and this partnership will be instrumental in creating a highly educated workforce to meet the needs of employers in this region and beyond,” Fedrizzi-Williams said.

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