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McCann school and Penn College enter agreement

Published January 13. 2011 05:00PM

McCann School of Business and Technology recently signed an articulation agreement with the Pennsylvania College of Technology (Penn College).

The new contract enables McCann graduates with an Associate in Specialized Business Degree in Paralegal to transfer to Penn College to complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Assistant - Paralegal Studies.

Penn College is an affiliate of Penn State, and was just voted as one of the top 10 best public four-year colleges in the Northern Region of the United States, according to U.S. News and World Report.

"We are very pleased to be able to offer McCann's students this opportunity to continue their paralegal studies at an advanced level," said Tom Gregory, associate vice president for instruction at Penn College. "Career opportunities are growing quickly, and this high level of academic preparation, combined with hands-on application and practice, will serve the students well as they seek rewarding careers in a professionally demanding field."

"We too share in Mr. Gregory's enthusiasm," said Linda Walinsky, President of McCann. "We are ecstatic about this new partnership and the opportunities it will bring our graduates to achieve their goals and succeed in today's workforce."

The Associate in Specialized Business Degree in Paralegal is offered at the Carlisle, Dickson City, Pottsville and Sunbury McCann campuses.

The McCann School of Business and Technology has been committed to excellence in education since 1897. It offers Associate and diploma programs in fields including: Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Health and Medical Records Management, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office and Technology and Paralegal. McCann's core mission is to provide students with an education delivering real-life career skills and necessary support to successfully start their new career. Please visit online at for more information or call (570) 622-7622.

Pennsylvania College of Technology is a special mission affiliate of Penn State, committed to applied technology education. More than 6,200 students are enrolled in associate- and bachelor-degree programs relating to more than 100 different career areas. The modern Penn College campus offers students hands-on instruction and access to the latest equipment, leading to excellent graduate placement and "degrees that work."

For more information, visit or call toll-free 800-367-9222. For more about the paralegal program, visit or call (570) 327-4517.

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