Cresson, PA – Mount Aloysius College and Saint Francis University have announced dual admissions programs within their Education and Community Counseling programs. The agreement will offer new guaranteed admissions into each masters programs as well as tuition discounts.

In the agreement, students who complete their undergraduate degree in Education at MAC will be guaranteed admission into the SFU Master of Education degree program. Also in the agreement, students who complete their undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science, Psychology, Social Work or Sociology will be guaranteed admission into the MAC Master’s in Community Counseling program

Students who take advantage of the agreement will receive a 15 percent tuition discount for their graduate program as well as a fee-waived application

Mount Aloysius College’s Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Patricia Ireland said the agreement is a win-win for students and both institutions. “Both MAC and SFU offer high quality undergraduate and graduate programs. This agreement signifies both institutions’ commitment to student success. We are excited about the collaboration and so are our students.”

“We are thrilled to partner with MAC on meeting this need,” shared Donald Walkovich, Dean of SFU’s School of Health Sciences and Education. “Many positions in critical fields such as teaching, social work, and counseling require advanced degrees; and these dual enrollment programs provide a smoother, more affordable path to graduate programs for our students and their success.

For more information on admissions into the education path, contact For more information on the community counseling path, contact