George Brown College Center for Continuous Learning Announces Collaborative Agreement with Neumann University

George Brown College offers a direct pathway for graduates of their distance education-based, technical training programs into an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies Degree.

Toronto, Ontario October 11, 2014

George Brown College Center for Continuous Learning is pleased to announce a collaborative agreement with Neumann University that provides a direct pathway for graduates of our distance education-based, technical training programs into an Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree with Neumann University.

Students who have completed their Electronics Engineering Technician Diploma and the PLC or PLC Technician II Certificate programs through GBC can apply. Upon acceptance, they transfer directly into the fourth year of their studies at Neumann University to complete a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies Degree.

All courses on this degree path at both George Brown and Neumann are offered online, giving students the flexibility to balance a busy lifestyle while earning a university degree from home.

"Not only does this allow students to obtain a degree with great flexibility in a much shorter period of time, it also allows for significant savings in the total cost of your degree, by obtaining a significant portion of your course credits through George Brown College," said Colin Simpson, Dean of Continuous Learning at George Brown College.

This new B.Sc. degree pathway is now officially available to students.

For more details, please contact Scott Duncan at sduncan(at)georgebrown(dot)ca or call 416-415-5000 x3816.

About George Brown College

A world-leader in distance education, George Brown offers award-winning online technical training in Electronics, Electromechanics, Robotics, and Programmable Logic Controllers. The Centre for Continuous Learning provides distance education- based, technical training to over 12,000 registered students, located all around the world. George Brown offers more than 150 programs across a wide variety of professions. Students can earn diplomas, post-graduate certificates, industry accreditations, apprenticeships and four-year bachelor degrees. More than 20,000 students attend George Brown College full-time, with about 65,000 registered with Continuous Learning.

About Neumann University

Neumann University is a Catholic Franciscan college located just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university offers degrees in a broad range of subjects and has an enrollment of approximately 2,300 undergraduate and 600 graduate/adult students. The curriculum emphasizes career preparation, with internships or clinical experiences available in every field of study. The campus culture is personified by respect for individuals, concern for the environment, and commitment to social responsibility. To learn more, visit

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