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HARRISBURG, Pa. – A recently updated articulation agreement between HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) allows graduates of HACC’s Math/Computer Science Program to transfer into HU’s Computer and Information Sciences Bachelor of Science Degree Program.

HACC math/computer science students who graduate with an associate degree will be accepted into HU’s CIS program as juniors via the updated agreement.

“This agreement is the result of a continued successful partnership between HACC and Harrisburg University,” said Harrisburg University President, Dr. Eric Darr. “Our teams are dedicated to working together to offer programs that meet workforce needs.”

On Dec. 1, 2020, HACC and HU amended an existing dual admissions and core-to-core agreement to provide this opportunity to students.

“Because of this updated agreement, HACC graduates will be able to transfer seamlessly to HU to complete a bachelor’s degree in computer information and sciences. This agreement provides a pathway for our graduates to continue their education in an in-demand career. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations,” John J. “Ski” Sygielski, MBA, Ed.D., HACC president and CEO, said.

Other articulation agreements between the two schools include:

  • HACC’s RN/Associate Degree Program to HU’s RN-to-BSN Program
  • HACC’s Computer Information Security Program to HU’s Cybersecurity Information and Management Bachelor’s Degree Program

About HACC

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, is the first and largest of Pennsylvania’s 14

community colleges. HACC offers approximately 100 career and transfer associate degree, certificate and diploma programs to approximately 17,000 students. Also, the College serves students at its Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York campuses; through virtual learning; and via workforce development and continuing education training. For more information on how HACC is uniquely YOURS, visit Also, follow us on Twitter (@HACC_info), follow us on  Instagram (@HACC_edu), like us on Facebook ( and use #HACCNews.

About Harrisburg University

Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University is a

private non-profit university offering bachelor and graduate degree programs in science, technology and math fields. For more information on the University’s affordable demand-driven undergraduate and graduate programs, call 717-901-5146 or email, Follow on Twitter (@HarrisburgU) and Facebook (