Transfer in from Career & Tech Centers

For students who have completed a career and technology program, Pennsylvania Highlands will accept up to and provide 15 credits of technical electives applied to the Small Business Management Associate of Applied Science program. Please see Admissions for details on how to enroll at Pennsylvania Highlands.

In addition, Pennsylvania Highlands has agreements with several local career and technology centers that provide credits into a number of majors. These include the institutions below.

  • Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School

    Child Development A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School Early Childhood Teacher Education Program, students can apply the following nine (9) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 140 Early Childhood Environments (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Early Childhood Education A.A.
    Upon completion of the Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School Early Childhood Teacher Education Program, students can apply the following six (6) credits toward the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Bedford County Technical Center

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Bedford County Technical Center Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Clarion County Career Center

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)
  • Clearfield County Career and Technology Center

    Architectural/Civil: CAD and Design Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Architectural Drafting and Design Technology Program, students can apply the following eighteen (18) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • CAD 105 Computer Aided Drafting I (3 credits)
    • CAD 106 Computer Aided Drafting II (3 credits)
    • MAT 115 Construction Math (3 credits)
    • BUI 125 Architectural Blueprint Reading (3 credits)
    • BUI 105 Architectural I (3 credits)
    • BUI 225 Architectural II (3 credits)

    OSHA Safety Training
    Upon completion of the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Program, one (1) credit of free elective will be awarded to students who have successfully completed the ten (10) hours OSHA Safety Training.

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)
  • Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

    Architectural/Civil: CAD and Design Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Architectural Drafting and Design Technology Program, students can apply the following eighteen (18) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • CAD 105 Computer Aided Drafting I (3 credits)
    • CAD 106 Computer Aided Drafting II (3 credits)
    • MAT 115 Construction Math (3 credits)
    • BUI 125 Architectural Blueprint Reading (3 credits)
    • BUI 105 Architectural I (3 credits)
    • BUI 225 Architectural II (3 credits)

    Business Management A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Administrative Office Specialist Program, students can apply the following twelve (12) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • ACC 100 Introduction to Accounting (3 credits)
    • ACC 110 Principles of Accounting (3 credits)
    • MAT 110 Business Mathematics (3 credits)

    Healthcare Information Specialist A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Medical Assistant Program, students can apply the following fifteen (15) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • HSC 100 Medical Terminology (3 credits)
    • HSC 130 Basic Anatomy & Physiology (3 credits)
    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • HSC 120 Health Information Management (3 credits)
    • MAT 110 Business Mathematics (3 credits)

    Information Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Computer Technology Program, students can apply the following credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    Track 1: Cyber Security (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 2: Server Administration (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 3: Network Administration (6 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Medical Assisting Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Medical Assistant Program, students can apply the following twelve (12) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • HSC 100 Medical Terminology (3 credits)
    • HSC 130 Basic Anatomy & Physiology (3 credits)
    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • MAT 110 Business Mathematics (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center

    Child Development A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center Early Childhood Education Program, students can apply the following nine (9) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 140 Early Childhood Environments (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Criminal Justice (Johnstown Police Regional Academy) A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center Johnstown Police Regional Academy, students can apply the following twelve (12) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • CRJ 215 Criminal Law and Procedure (3 credits)
    • CRJ 235 Criminal Investigation and Policing (3 credits)
    • CRJ 295 Criminal Justice Internship (3 credits)
    • LIF 111 Health & Wellness (3 credits)

    Early Childhood Education A.A.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center Early Childhood Education Program, students can apply the following six (6) credits toward the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Greater Johnstown School District

    Child Development A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown School District Child Care Program, students can apply the following nine (9) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 140 Early Childhood Environments (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Early Childhood Education A.A.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown School District Child Care Program, students can apply the following six (6) credits toward the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Information Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown School District Computer Technology Program, students can apply the following credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    Track 1: Cyber Security (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 2: Server Administration (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 3: Network Administration (6 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Automotive Body Repair) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. This could include credit for the following course(s):

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Construction Trades) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. This could include credit for the following course(s):

    • BUI 125 Architectural Blueprint Reading (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Greater Johnstown School District Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)
  • Indiana County Technology Center

    Information Technology A.A.S.
    Ten (10) credits will be awarded to students who have successfully completed the articulated coursework delineated below. All courses must be completed with a grade of C or above to transfer. Indiana County Technology Center will provide an official evaluation of all previously completed coursework including a graded transcript and a signed competency checklist.

    Track 1: Cyber Security (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 2: Server Administration (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 3: Network Administration (6 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Collision Repair) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. This could include credit for the following course(s):

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Indiana County Career and Technology Center Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)
  • Keystone Central School District

    Small Business Management (Cosmetology) A.A.S.
    Up to fifteen (15) credits of technical elective may be awarded for the completion of the program of study. An additional six (6) credits may be awarded for the following General Education/Major Requirements:

    • BUS 110 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
    • COM 101 Public Speaking (3 credits)
  • Mifflin-Juniata Career & Technology Center

    Child Development A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Mifflin-Juniata Career & Technology Center Early Childcare Education Program, students can apply the following nine (9) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 140 Early Childhood Environments (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Early Childhood Education A.A.
    Upon completion of the Mifflin-Juniata Career & Technology Center Early Childcare Education Program, students can apply the following six (6) credits toward the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)
  • Somerset County Technology Center

    Child Development A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Somerset County Technology Center Early Childhood Education Program, students can apply the following nine (9) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 140 Early Childhood Environments (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Early Childhood Education A.A.
    Upon completion of the Somerset County Technology Center Early Childhood Education Program, students can apply the following six (6) credits toward the Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree:

    • ECE 110 Child Development (3 credits)
    • ECE 215 Teaching: Integrating Curriculum through Creative Expression (3 credits)

    Information Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Somerset County Technology Center Computer Technology Program, students can apply the following credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    Track 1: Cyber Security (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 2: Server Administration (10 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 132 Local Area Networks (4 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)

    Track 3: Network Administration (6 Credits)

    • CIT 100 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
    • CIT 165 Hardware Components (3 credits)
  • Tyrone Area School District

    Welding Technology A.A.S.
    Upon completion of the Tyrone Area School District Welding Program, students can apply the following ten (10) credits toward the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree:

    • WEL 105 Welding I (3 credits)
    • WEL 106 Welding II (4 credits)
    • WEL 125 Blueprint Reading for Welders (3 credits)