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Scranton/ La Plume – Keystone College and Johnson College have signed a dual admission agreement enabling Johnson graduates with associate degrees or certificates in several programs to seamlessly transfer to Keystone to pursue their bachelor degrees.

Under the agreement:

  • Johnson graduates with an associate of science degree in computer information technology can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science programs in computer science or information technology
  • Johnson graduates with an associate degree in logistics and supply chain management can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in business
  • Johnson graduates with an associate degree in veterinary technology can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in biology.
  • Johnson graduates with certificates in welding or in building and property maintenance can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in business
  • Johnson graduates with an associate degree physical therapist assistant can transfer into Keystone’s bachelor of science program in pre-physical therapy.

Students transferring into Keystone programs must meet minimum cumulative grade-point average requirements and satisfy all other transfer requirements.

The agreement is effective in the fall of 2019. Students transferring from Johnson to Keystone will enter with third year status.

“Partnering with Keystone College provides a new pathway to a bachelor’s degree for Johnson College students. Having a pathway to a bachelor’s degree provides the opportunity for students to stack their credentials and further advance in their careers,” said Johnson College President and CEO Katie Leonard.

“This dual admission agreement between Keystone College and Johnson College suits students of both schools perfectly,” said Keystone President Tracy L. Brundage, Ph.D. “In today’s professional world, students should have the option of pursuing career pathways that work best for them. The more educational options they have, the more professional opportunities they will have in the future.”

Photo Caption: Signing the dual admissions agreement on Wednesday, April, 10 at Johnson College are, from left: Bill Burke, associate vice president of enrollment services, Johnson College; Kellyn Nolan, chief academic officer, Johnson College; Katie Leonard, president and CEO, Johnson College; Tracy L. Brundage, Ph.D., president, Keystone College; Karen Yarrish, Ph.D., interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, Keystone College; and Janine Becker, Ph.D., vice president, enrollment, Keystone College.