Lackawanna College and Wilkes University have agreed to a correlation of their curricula for the students in the Early Childhood Degree program who wish to complete the baccalaureate Elementary and Early Childhood Education program at Wilkes University. A student who satisfactorily completes the requirements of the Associate degree at Lackawanna College will be granted "junior" status and may complete the Wilkes requirements for the bachelor's degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.
Karena Brace, Director of Program Operations
School of Education
Toll-free: 800-WILKESU ext. 7841
Direct: (570) 408-7841
Luzerne County Community College to Wilkes Dual Admissions Agreement
To be eligible for the WU – LCCC Dual Admissions program, you must:
have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent
complete the Dual Admission Intent form (see below);
complete at least 12, but not more than 30, credits of post-secondary academic course work prior to enrolling in the Wilkes-LCCC Dual Admission Program;
maintain a 2.30 cumulative grade point average for all post-secondary academic course work;
graduate from Luzerne in the associate degree program;
enroll at Wilkes University within one year of graduation from Luzerne;
do not attend another post-secondary institution after graduating from Luzerne and before enrolling at Wilkes;
adhere to all appropriate deadlines as determined by Wilkes; and
complete all other regular admissions requirements as determined by and to the satisfaction of Wilkes; students must complete and submit a Wilkes application at least two months prior to the start of classes for the following semester.
In addition to guaranteed admission, students enrolled in this program will receive special benefits throughout the program as well. Those benefits may include:
- Attending Wilkes events like Club Day, Homecoming or athletic events.
- Special Student Development planned events, such as speakers, comedians or bands.
- An additional benefit of this agreement is that students enrolled in the Dual Admission Program will be eligible to register free of charge for a maximum of 9 credit hours in courses offered by Wilkes University. These courses must be applied to the specific degree program you intend to pursue at Wilkes.
To apply for this program, please complete and print the Dual Admissions Intent form (CLICK HERE TO APPLY) and submit it to either the Counseling & Advising Center at LCCC or the Admissions Office at Wilkes University. All students are strongly encouraged to read the agreement prior to completing the Dual Admissions Intent form.
Maricopa County Community College District to Wilkes University
Wilkes University and Maricopa County Community College District have signed an articulation agreement that paves the way for community college students to easily transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in business with Wilkes University. The Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration degree is conveniently conducted online. Learn more about the program by clicking here or contacting:
Lauren A. Leighton
Assoc Dir of Transfer and Grad Admissions
184 South River Street
Phone: (570) 408-4465