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Lehigh Carbon Community College

What is an Certificate in Cross Institutional Studies?

This is a vocation-focused program that prepares students with entry-level knowledge to be successful in employment of their chosen career path. Students study a balanced core of courses in their chosen Career Focus Area in addition to courses that enhance their employability skills with the goal of moving them toward their career goals and/or further learning.

Entry into this program requires approval from an advisor.

Program Coordinator

 Michelle L. Mitchell

Michelle L. Mitchell

Associate Professor
Schnecksville, PA

Cross Institutional Courses

Your cross institutional courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Major Decisions
  • Workplace Readiness
  • Work Culture Responsibilities
  • Career Development
  • Career Focus Area Courses

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your certificate in cross instituional studies prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:


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