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Series of Adult Learner and Transfer Night open houses scheduled in April
03-8-13

The Misericordia University Office of Admissions will hold a series of open houses for adult learners interested in the Expressway Accelerated Degree Program and for transfer students who are interested in continuing their education at Misericordia.

The first open house will be held Tuesday, April 9 from 4-7 p.m. in Room 405, Building 4 of Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, Pa.

The second session will be held Wednesday, April 10 from 4-7 p.m. in the boardroom of Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton, Pa.

The third session will be offered on Thursday, April 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the Lackawanna College-Hazleton Center, 145 East Broad St., Hazleton.

In addition, a Virtual Open House will be held via the Internet on April 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adult learners and transfer students are invited to log onto www.misericordia.edu/adulted where they will have the opportunity to chat live with a representative of the Office of Admissions.

The Expressway Program was established in 1999. It offers adult students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in just two and a half years in part-time and flexible formats online and at numerous convenient locations throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. Adult students can enroll eight times during the year, helping them fit shorter class sessions into their busy schedules. Depending on the program, classes are offered either online, one day a week or every third Saturday. The tuition rate is an affordable $350 per credit.

Transfer students who plan on attending are encouraged to bring their transcripts to receive an instant transfer evaluation. In addition, they will have the opportunity to talk with a counselor about all phases of the transfer process and financial aid.

Misericordia University has formal articulation agreements with Luzerne County Community College, Lackawanna College, Lehigh Carbon Community College and Northampton Community College. The University also has specific programmatic agreements with Keystone College, in medical imaging and nursing; Lackawanna College, in communications and sport management; Lehigh-Carbon Community College, in information technology and occupational therapy; and Luzerne County Community College, in nursing (RN to BSN), occupational therapy, sport management, information technology and medical imaging. Misericordia also offers a special financial award for any full-time student transferring from Keystone College, Lackawanna College and Luzerne County Community College.

For additional information, contact the Misericordia University Office of Admissions at (570) 674-6331 or go online at www.misericordia.edu/expressway.