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MCCC to Announce Partnership with Drexel University Next Week

MCCC and Drexel University will officially sign a partnership agreement making Drexel a University Center partner on Tuesday, March 12 in Pottstown.

Starting later this spring, Drexel University will become the first Montgomery County Community College partner to offer a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at the University Center in Pottstown.

MCCC and Drexel will officially sign into an agreement on Tuesday, March 12, at 3 p.m., making Drexel a University Center partner. The signing will be held in the former AAA building at 95 South Hanover Street, Pottstown.

In addition to the doctoral degree, Drexel will also offer two new master's degrees and several professional development certificates.

“These partnerships are so important in higher education, and they show a great deal of entrepreneurship,” said . “The University Center framework builds crucial pathways by which our students and faculty, and the community at large, can conveniently pursue advanced degrees from our outstanding partner colleges and universities.”

Drexel University joins five existing University Center partners:

Introduced in 2006, the University Center framework allows students to choose from eight bachelor's degrees, four master's degrees, one graduate certificate, two doctoral degrees and several professional development certificates.

For more information regarding the degrees Drexel will offer, view the PDF file that is attached above.

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Golden Cockroach March 08, 2013 at 12:34 PM
It's fantastic to have a community college that is partnering with universities to offer advanced degrees. MCCC is a bright star on Pottstown's horizon. May they prosper and attract more bright, goal oriented and educated people to this community.

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