The Transfer and Career Planning Office can help students explore, create, and finalize a plan for after they complete their program of study at Penn Highlands.
Students interested in furthering their education following graduation from Penn Highlands can take advantage of many comprehensive, program-to-program transfer agreements established by the college to support student transfer goals. These agreements can help students successfully transition to a bachelor’s degree program without loss of credit or time and help them save money and reduce student loan debt. The Transfer Services Specialist will work with students to create their own, individualized transfer plan for after graduation.
Students who are planning to enter the workforce following graduation can access help with developing their career plan by contacting the Career Pathways Specialist. This specialist will help students explore career and job opportunities based upon the student’s interests and academic goals. Students who are undecided in their future plans can find guidance, exploration opportunities, and direction through the services offered in this office.
Pennsylvania Highlands has established transfer agreements with other institutions that enable students to transfer their earned Associate Degree seamlessly into a Bachelor's Degree program. Most agreements allow for a program-to-program transfer (i.e. Business Administration to Business Administration) while others allow for more general degree transfer. There are 3+1 programs that allow a student to finish their Associate Degree and continue to take courses at Penn Highlands while simultaneously taking courses at the Bachelor's degree granting institution. A complete listing of the transfer agreements that Penn Highlands has created with other institutions can be found by browsing Articulation Agreements.