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About McCann School of Business & Technology

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McCann School of Business & Technology is a private-for-profit type university that was established in 1897 at Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania. The McCann School of Business & Technology which is founded by Louis McCann began as a training school for accountancy and secretarial work.

Dorothy Houser began serving as the director in 1959 and purchased the school in partnership with her husband, Harry D. Houser.

McCann Education Centers, Inc. was formed after James and Elizabeth Noone purchased the school from the Housers in 1981. To provide a better service and quality of education to residents of southern Schuylkill County, the school opened an additional location in Pottsville, Pennsylvania in 1995.

In September 1998, the third campus of McCann began operations in downtown Sunbury, Northumberland County, to provide the residents of southern Schuylkill County with quality career education, the Pottsville, Pennsylvania opened in 1995.

  • The total student population of the university is 240 which includes 175 full-time and 65 part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 13:1.  

  • McCann acceptance rate is 100%.

  • McCann graduation rate is 44%.

Online Education at McCann School of Business & Technology

McCann School Of Business Allentown PA provides an extensive range of online programs with rich content of courses to facilitate distance learning for students and professionals across the globe.

McCann School of Business & Technology majors is Business Management, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, and Paralegal Studies.
McCann currently offers four online programs in which you can earn an Associate in Occupational Studies degree and one online program in which you can earn a diploma.


A detailed survey on the reviews highlights a mixed opinion about McCann as an institution. However, every institution has its own pros and cons. Considering the fact that opinion varies from student to student, we have enlisted a few selected reviews of the alumni of the institution.

  • It provides each and every student with the best possible career placement assistance.

  • Good faculty members and the teachers are very supportive and helpful.

  • It speaks more about providing the quality education.

  • The instructors at McCann care and strive to develop minds, offering guidance and direction to students as they pursue their educational goals.

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McCann School of Business & Technology Admissions

The students who have a strong desire for practical career preparation in their chosen fields and who have the ability to achieve academic success can seek admissions at McCann School of Business & Technology. Applications for admission will be accepted throughout the year. Applicants can get the information about enrollment in McCann School of Business & Technology Pottsville from any of the school’s Admissions Representatives.

General McCann School of Business & Technology Admissions Requirements

An exchange of information between the applicant and an Admissions Representative either on campus or by remote representatives is required for the admission procedure. The representative will discuss the school’s educational programs in relation to the applicant’s career preferences, training needs, and individual motivation by conducting a personal interview with each applicant. The interview plays a vital role in helping the applicant to determine whether the programs offered at the campus will help them achieve their career goals or not and if they will move forward with enrollment. Applicants who were in High School are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Applicants who are seeking to enter a program in McCann School of Business & Technology must meet the following admission requirements:  

  • Applicants must meet a minimum score of 13 or higher in the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE).

  • The applicant may be re-tested using an alternate test form and taking the test as timed before if an applicant fails to meet the necessary score for admission.

  • The applicant may be retested a number of times without any limit.

  • For the applicants holding an Associate Degree or higher, entrance evaluation may be ignored.

  • To determine the students’ need for foundational coursework in the areas of English and Mathematics, basic skills assessments were used.

  • To determine whether the school is approved for enrollment based on the international applicant’s immigration status or not, the international students interested in enrolling should contact the school.

 Prior Education Requirements

  • Applicant must have received any one of the following educational credentials from a McCann School of Business & Technology Pottsville recognized organization individually: a high school diploma or equivalent or a General Educational Development (GED) certificate.

  • An “Attestation Regarding High School Graduation or Equivalency”  is required to be signed by the applicant.

  • The attestation indicates that the students meet the school’s requirements for admission unless they submit proof of high school graduation or a recognized equivalency certificate (GED) to the school by providing with a copy of the diploma, transcript confirming graduation, GED certificate or other equivalent documentation to the school.

  • For a student who was enrolled in a Title IV-eligible program of study at McCann School of Business & Technology Pottsville but without a high school diploma or its equivalent will consider postponing satisfaction of the admission until the student’s date of graduation from the college as long as it allows such postponement.

  • A student should discuss his or her situation with the Campus Director prior to enrollment in the circumstances mentioned above.

 McCann School of Business & Technology Assessments

  • Prior to enrollment and a basic skills assessment, the school requires an entrance examination of the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Examination (SLE).

  • The students who enrolled in programs that require English (EN or ENG) and Math (MH and MTH) courses are required to complete the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) prior to the first term to measure the level of academic skill achievement.

  • To evaluate each student’s qualification for admission, the school uses results from the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Examination (SLE).

  • Based on the documentation of prior academic work, the Director of Education may waive the SLE for students.

  • The candidates who have previously completed a degree will not be required to take the SLE if the candidates show evidence of degree completion in the form of an official transcript preceding to enrollment.

  • The applicants are required to take the SLE if they do not provide evidence of having completed a degree.

  • To determine whether an applicant will need to take Foundations coursework in programs that require English (EN or ENG) and Math (MH or MTH) courses or not, the school uses Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST).

  • The WBST may be waived for an applicant who has successfully completed college-level coursework in English or Mathematics and who provides documentation of satisfactory course completion by the Director of Education.

  • A transcript which is presented after completion of the WBST will not excuse the applicant from Foundations courses if the WBST results show that the applicants need the Foundations courses to successfully complete their program.

  • The school requires all students to complete the Smarter Measures entrance assessment as part of the student preparation process.

  • Based on non-cognitive indicators of success, the Smarter Measures assessment measures student readiness to engage in post-secondary learning.

  • To determine the type of support that will be most beneficial to the student throughout the program of study, the school uses the results of the assessment.

  • An Academics staff member will analyses the results with each student and develop a plan for any support the student may need that can be provided by the school.

Transfer Credits

Students must submit transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended if they wish to transfer credits from another institution. By using the following guidelines, transfer of credit evaluations will be conducted:

  • Before any application for transfer credits can be accepted, an official transcript of the student's coursework must be furnished directly by the institution where the coursework was completed.

  • If there is a question on the comparability of program content to the program in which the student will enroll, then the campus may request additional information such as course descriptions or syllabi.

  • Before transfer credit is accepted, the student may be required to demonstrate through testing any hands-on competencies for courses where such competencies are required.

  • Credits should have been earned in courses offered at institutions which are accredited by an agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation at the time the credit was earned.

  • To be eligible for transfer from a non-Delta owned school, a grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each course completed.

  • To be eligible for transfer from a commonly owned Delta school, a grade of "D" or higher must be earned in each course completed.

  • Any course accepted must be at least the same number of clock hours as the course for which it is accepted in the case of a clock hour program.

  • The student will not be charged any fees for transferring in credits from other institutions from the receiving institution.

Maximum Transfer Credits Accepted

  • The total credits not earned in residency (includes credit by transfer and credit by proficiency testing) may not exceed seventy-five per cent (75%) of the total credit hours (or clock hours for non-credit hour programs) required for the completion of the program of study.

  • For a student transferring from one Delta Career Education Corporation campus to another, the twenty-five per cent (25%) residency requirement may be waived.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

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Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

24 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

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Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

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Precision Metal Working

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Computer Programming

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Criminal Justice and Corrections

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US National: 44%



US National: 56%


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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is basically supporting the students financially who are in need, in order to continue their education. Students are required to fill the FAFSA form in order to apply for the financial aid program. McCann School of Business & Technology federal school code is E01784.

The school collaborates with the federal and state government to mitigate the burden of the fellow students by providing them with financial aid which comprises of grants, scholarships, loans, and which also offers work-study programs.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loan, and Federal PLUS Loans.

  • Institutional Aid consists of Presidential Scholarship, Academic Excellence, Alumni Scholarship and few more.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill, MyCAA, Tuition Assistance, and Montgomery GI Bill.

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