Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg and Millersville University in Pennsylvania have signed a new agreement that will provide for the seamless transfer of RVCC students who are interested in continuing their studies in the areas of business, communication, and speech communication.
The new agreement makes it possible for RVCC graduates who receive an Associate of Arts in Communication Studies, an option of the College’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree program, and those who receive an Associate of Science in Business, to seamlessly transfer respectively into two Millersville University Bachelor’s Degree programs: a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication/Communication Studies Option or a Bachelor of Science in Business. The agreement stipulates that the RVCC graduates must satisfy certain admission criteria such as maintaining the requisite grade point average.
For information about the new agreement, contact Paul Michaud, RVCC’s Director of Transfer & Career Services, 908-526-1200, ext. 8333.
Millersville University, located in Lancaster County, PA, is the oldest institution of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Founded in 1855 as a school specifically to train teachers for public education, it has grown into a University with an enrollment of over 8000 students offering Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degree programs. Over 100 majors and concentrations within majors are available. The most popular majors are Biology, Business, Communications, Education, English and Psychology. Notable and unique programs include: Applied Engineering, Marine Biology, Meteorology, Ocean Sciences and Coastal Studies, Technology and Engineering Education, and a Multidisciplinary Studies degree with options in Applied Disability Studies, Digital Journalism, Education Studies, Entertainment Technology, Environmental Hazards and Emergency Management, Sports Journalism, and an individualized study option.
Millersville enrolls nearly 800 transfer students per year, many of whom have earned Associate Degrees prior to entering MU. Details regarding the application and admission process for transfer students are at http://www.millersville.edu/admissions/undergrad/transfer/index.php.
Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium. RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.