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Leroy Headen earned an associate degree from WCCC, then earned a bachelor's degree in biotechnology from Point Park. Read Leroy's story.

Point Park University welcomes students who have completed, or are working toward, an associate degree at Westmoreland County Community College and want to earn a four-year degree.

Logo of the Westmoreland County Community College. Used with permission. Point Park offers over 70 undergraduate majors in a wide range of disciplines, including many that offer WCCC students a smooth continuation to an area of study related to their associate degree.

Receive Advanced Standing

Under a formal transfer agreement, WCCC students who have completed the following associate degrees within specified disciplines may continue at Point Park as advanced standing students with junior status:

  • Associate Degree in Arts
  • Associate Degree in Science

The associate degree must demonstrate:

  • 30 credits in general education content
  • 18 credits of major-related content
  • An earned grade of C- or better in courses

In addition, the associate degree must be related to one of the following Point Park disciplines:

WCCC students who have completed part of an associate degree may still be eligible to receive transfer credit.
Point Park University Transfer Options from WCCC

Point Park University Transfer Options from WCCC

WCCC Academic Major

Point Park University Transfer Options

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Biology
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • Liberal Arts
  • Paralegal
  • Psychology
  1. Social Work
Receive an associate degree from WCCC

Students who transfer at least 15 credit hours and earn at least 12 additional credit hours at Point Park will be awarded an associate degree from WCCC upon notification from Point Park that the students have completed the appropriate academic requirements.

Start the transfer process

To learn more about continuing your education at Point Park, contact the Office of Admission:

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