Jun 10, 2015, 05:27 ET
CHICAGO, June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) a nonprofit university, and one of the leading institutions devoted to psychology, and related behavioral and health sciences, and Waubonsee Community College (WCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which allows all active Waubonsee students who meet admissions requirements to transfer to The Chicago School's online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Completion Program. Eligible Waubonsee students transferring to The Chicago School are guaranteed general admission and will receive a 10 percent tuition discount. This is The Chicago School's first transfer agreement with a community college in Illinois.
"We partnered with Waubonsee because its mission and vision align with ours," said TCSPP President Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D. "Both our institutions strive to offer students a top-notch education, one that will help them be successful in today's high-pressured, extremely competitive world. With its excellent academic programs and the value it places on diversity and accessibility, WCC makes a perfect partner."
"We are dedicated to helping our students not only complete their associate degrees but also to transition to a four-year program," said Waubonsee President Dr. Christine Sobek. "Psychology continues to be a very popular undergraduate major, so we're excited to enter into this new agreement with an institution like The Chicago School."
Waubonsee Community College students who transfer to The Chicago School can receive up to 78 transfers of credit from The Chicago School. Students must have completed a minimum of 60 transferable semester units, or possess a conferred Associate of Arts or Science degree in a traditional academic area of study from a regionally accredited college or university, or possess a conferred Associate in Applied Science in Human Services from Waubonsee.
The MOU between The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Waubonsee Community College will terminate in August 2017, but may be extended if agreed upon by both institutions.
For more information on the agreement, visit www.waubonsee.edu/psy or call Waubonsee's Counseling Department at (630) 466-7900, ext. 2361.
About Waubonsee Community College
Waubonsee Community College is a two-year institution of higher learning, which has provided educational programs and services to more than 280,000 students since its founding in 1966. It operates a network of four campuses in Sugar Grove, Aurora and Plano, as well as offering courses online.
About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private university devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral and health sciences. The university serves nearly 4,500 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles and Irvine); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in Chicago is accredited by the American Psychological Association. A member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, TCSPP is recognized for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. The community service initiatives on the Chicago Campus have also earned recognition on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for seven consecutive years. The Los Angeles Campus gained its second recognition in 2014, and the Washington, D.C. Campus received its first award in 2014. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology education. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.
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