LCCC Signs Transfer Agreement with Western Governors University

published Thursday, April 28, 2022
Graduates from Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) have another option to pursue their bachelor’s degree thanks to a recent transfer agreement between LCCC and nonprofit, accredited Western Governors University (WGU). WGU is a competency-based online institution, which provides a convenient, low-cost option for LCCC graduates to complete their bachelor's degree online and through asynchronous coursework, while continuing to work.
 
This agreement will provide a closer partnership for students to move smoothly from degree completion at LCCC to bachelor's achievement online. Since 2018, a total of 91 students have transferred to WGU.
 
The agreement offers the following notable benefits to LCCC graduates:
Transfer Pathways, including specific LCCC credit equivalencies
Scholarship opportunities valued up to $2,500, based on student eligibility
Waiver of application fees
 
Employees at LCCC can also take advantage of this new pathway to a bachelor’s degree or professional development.
 
WGU degree programs include accounting, business, computer science, cybersecurity, education, information technology and nursing. To learn more, go to www.wgu.edu.
 
For information on the transfer program to Western Governors University, contact Fauzia Graham, LCCC’s transfer advisor, at fgraham@lccc.edu.