Credit Transfer Agreements

Mohawk College Credit Transfer Agreements

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Mohawk College has negotiated many credit transfer agreements with universities and colleges in Ontario, Canada, the United States and abroad.

We make every effort to ensure all the information here is accurate but changes can occur without notice and students are always advised to check with the destination or receiving school to confirm these agreements.

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Our List of Schools/Agreements:

Within Ontario (

McMaster University - Hamilton

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Start with a College Diploma, Finish with a University Degree

Graduates of Mohawk's Business Administration Advanced Diploma (opens new window) with a weighted grade point average (GPA) of 77% (B+) are eligible to apply for the McMaster Bachelor of Commerce (opens new window) through the DeGroote School of Business (opens new window). Completion of MDM4U, MHF4U, MCV4U, or recognized equivalents, is required. Eligible graduates will receive 60 credits towards the degree and must complete an additional 60 credits as specified by McMaster.

For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Blanchard, Admissions Officer
McMaster University
Phone: 905-525-9140, Ext. 21235
Email: atkine [at]

Graduates of Mohawk's two-year General Arts & Science (opens new window) Diploma (who maintain a cumulative GPA of 75%) are eligible to apply for McMaster University's College Transfer Pathways through the Faculty of Social Sciences (opens new window) and Faculty of Humanities (opens new window). Eligible graduates will receive transfer credit toward their Bachelor of Arts (Honours), and qualify to fast-track the completion of their university degree.

For more information, please contact:
McMaster University
Phone: 905-525-4600
Email via AskMcMaster

View these pathways in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window).

Collaborative/Combined Degrees

Through an innovative partnership with McMaster University, Mohawk offers combined/collaborative degree programs in health and technology, and a degree completion program in technology.



Please note: Admission requirements and application procedures vary by program. Access program specific information by following the links above.

McMaster University, Centre for Continuing Education - Hamilton

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Addiction Education Programs (opens new window)

The Addiction Education Programs provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills for working with people with addictions. The format of the program is designed to be flexible with continual intake and both lecture and distance formats.

McMaster CCE has assessed the following Mohawk College programs and determined transfer credit for graduates:

  • Child and Youth Worker Diploma
  • Counselling Techniques Certificate
  • Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Personal Support Worker Diploma
  • Social Service Worker Diploma
  • RN/RPN - Mental Health Nursing Certificate

The Addiction Studies Certificate accepts up to one transfer, while the Addiction Careworker Diploma accepts a maximum of four transfers.

For more information, please contact:

Program Manager, Addiction Education
McMaster University
addictionstudies [at]
905-525-9140, Ext. 24321

Program brochure (opens PDF, 33.3kb)

University of Toronto - Mississauga

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College Pathways for General Arts & Science (opens new window)

University of Toronto Mississauga actively builds and maintains relationships with other higher education institutions to simplify the process of transferring to university.

Students who successfully complete the General Arts & Science (GAS) diploma programs intended for university transfer may apply for advanced standing at U of T Mississauga in an Arts stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Communication & Culture, or Visual Studies).

Full list of programs (opens new window) offered at U of T Mississauga.

In order to gain admission to UTM, the following requirements must be met:

  • Completion of a two-year (four-semester) GAS program
  • Final cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (roughly 73%)
  • Successful completion of pre-requisite courses (if listed, other than English) with strong grades

In order to obtain advanced placement (transfer credits) towards your academic history at UTM, the following requirements must be met:

  • An appropriate combination of courses (see agreement)
  • A minimum of 60% in each transferable courses (listed in the appendix of the agreement below)

View the UTM-Mohawk agreement (opens PDF, 141kb)

Questions? Please contact:

Manager, Pathways Programs
Student Recruitment and Admissions
University of Toronto Mississauga
pathways.utm [at]
Phone: 905-569-5750

University of Waterloo - Waterloo

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Recreation and Leisure Studies (opens new window)

Recreation and Leisure Studies at Waterloo is one of the most established programs of its kind in Canada, and the first to offer the co-op system of education. You'll benefit from learning in a department that has been educating recreation professionals for over 40 years.

After September 2015 students will be considered on an individual basis through Waterloo's regular admissions process. Find out more (opens new window).

Contact Us

If you're thinking of transferring to Waterloo and you have questions, please contact us.

Mat Brown, Registrar's Office
Phone: 519-888-4567, Ext. 37134
Email: transfer [at]

Western University - London

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Diploma to Degree Pathway in Environmental Science (opens new window)

Western's Environmental Science program offers an interdisciplinary approach to studying and solving environmental problems. In our program, you can choose courses from science, engineering, social science, arts and humanities, including field courses.

The Pathways program provides students with the opportunity to transfer credits earned in a college diploma program towards the completion of an Environmental Science degree at Western University. You can complete a degree in as little as 12 months (full time) and be one step closer to an exciting career in Environmental Science! The Pathways program was created for students that have graduated from specific Ontario Colleges with a Diploma from 3-year Environmental Technology or 2-year Environmental Technician programs and would like to continue their studies at Western University.

Mohawk Environmental Technician (2 year diploma program)


View this pathway in (opens new window)

For more information, please contact:
The University of Western Ontario
Office of the Registrar Admissions
London, Ontario N6A 3K7

Phone: 519-661-2100
E-mail address: reg-admissions [at]
Website: (opens new window)

Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford & Waterloo

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Mohawk-Laurier Pre-Health Articulation Agreement (opens new window)

The Pre-Health Articulation Agreement aims to grant admission for graduates from Mohawk's Pre-Health Certificate to Laurier's Bachelor of Arts & Science in Health Studies (BASc), at our Brantford campus. The articulation requires an overall B+ (75%) average and a 75% in the math courses. In addition, students will be granted 2.5 transfer credits towards the BASc program.

View the brochure (opens PDF, 257.1kb)

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College Pathways (opens new window)

Students who have completed select diplomas at an Ontario college, and meet the minimum requirements, will automatically receive the following transfer credits if granted admission to the following programs. Students who do not meet pathway criteria (meaning those with an overall average of 70-74.9%) will be evaluated for transfer credits on a case-by-case basis.

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Brantford Campus
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Waterloo Campus
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Environmental Studies (BA) and Environmental Science (BSC)
  • Digital Media and Journalism (BA)

View these pathways in (opens new window)


Advanced Summer Acceleration Program (ASAP) (opens new window)
The ASAP is a purpose-designed pathway for college students, from two-year or three-year diploma programs, going into Bachelor of Arts programs at the Brantford campus. It allows you to start your degree one semester earlier in the summer and, with continuous study, you will complete a four-year Honours degree in only two calendar years.

For more information, please contact:
Recruitment & Admissions Office - Brantford Campus
chooselaurierbrantford [at]
Phone: 519-756-8228, Ext. 5777

Within Canada

Athabasca University - Athabasca, Alberta

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Complete your degree by taking courses on a part-time basis through Athabasca University (AU), Canada's largest provider of university-level online and distance learning.

There are no classes to attend, so you can complete your degree:

  • without leaving your workplace or community;
  • at your own pace;
  • with access to a tutor who is a subject matter expert.

Courses start the first day of every month, with six (6) months to complete a three-credit course, and 12 months for a six-credit course.

The actual number of credits required to complete the degree will depend on your college credential, college coursework and other learning. Your college grades are not taken into account (as long as you passed the course).

View degree completion pathways in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window).

For more information:

AU Transfer Credit Services (opens new window)
Office of the Registrar
Phone: 780-675-6463
Toll free: 1-800-788-9140 ext. 6463
Email: Advising Services

University of Frederiction - Frederiction, New Brunswick

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As a result of a partnership between Mohawk College, the University of Fredericton (opens new window) and Husson University of Maine (opens new window), students holding a specified business or justice and wellness studies diploma from Mohawk can now take advantage of a career enhancing opportunity to transfer their credits and apply them toward a Bachelor's Degree from Husson University of Maine.

Students may enroll in the unique Diploma-to-Degree Program, completely online. Students may transfer their credits to Husson University and complete a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business (B.Sc. Business Administration) (opens new window), or a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (B.Sc. Criminal Justice) (opens new window).

Mohawk College Diploma + 10 Courses* = Bachelor's Degree

Students will be able to complete the program from any location with access to the Internet, by taking as few as 10 eight-week courses. *There may be additional requirements for some programs.

For more information:

University of Fredericton (opens new window)
371 Queen Street, Suite 101
Fredericton, NB E3B 1B1
Email: DiplomatoDegree [at]
Toll Free: 877-454-6232, Ext. 8 - 3


Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA

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Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music.

With a diverse and talented student body representing 96 countries, and alumni who have collectively won more than 250 Grammys and Latin Grammys, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow.

Credit Transfer Agreements (opens new window)
Berklee College of Music has established agreements with a number of institutions with contemporary music programs whose course offerings are similar to those offered by Berklee. All students are required to complete four semesters of attendance and a minimum of 60 credits for the degree and 48 credits for the diploma at Berklee in order to graduate from the college.

For more information, please contact:
Camille Colatosti, Dean of Institutional Assessment and Graduate Studies
Berklee College of Music (opens new window)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: : 617-747-2421
Email: ccolatosti [at]

Davenport University - Grand Rapids, MI

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A two or three-year Mohawk College diploma is your ticket to completing a bachelor's degree at Davenport University (opens new window). Credits transfer easily. In fact, most graduates with a 3-year diploma complete a degree with just 10 DU classes (30 credit hours). Online studies available.

The transfer articulation agreement focuses on the detailed conditions for accepting students (with specific degrees and GPAs) and transferring their completed Mohawk College diplomas into specific Davenport University majors.

View articulated pathways in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window)

For more information, please contact:
Rachel Buckner, Admissions Representative
Davenport University
Email: rachel.buckner [at]
Telephone: 1-800-686-1600, Ext. 5318 or 616-554-5318

Griffith University - Gold Coast, Logan & Brisbane, Australia

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Griffith University (opens new window) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 3% of universities worldwide. Our teaching and research spans five campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 120,000 graduates extends around the world.

Applicants from Mohawk College who meet the requirements will be eligible for admission to GU with full block transfer credit, provided all other entrance criteria, including a credit 65%+, are met and space remains available in the related program of study. Entrance to all GU programs is on a competitive basis. View Griffith's new trimester information for international students (opens PDF,  1,991 KB)

For more information, please contact:
K.O.M Consultants (opens new window)
Phone: 905-318-8200
Email: info [at]

Niagara University - Niagara University, NY

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Mohawk College and Niagara University, College of Business of Administration (opens new window) have established a Dual Admission Degree Program Agreement (2 + 2) in selected programs. Upon completion of the designated diploma programs at Mohawk, students may continue their studies at Niagara with the assurance that they may complete all the requirements for a corresponding baccalaureate degree in two additional years. An additional elective course(s) may be necessary depending on the degree program and/or the specific transfer course equivalencies. Exceptions may apply.

For more information, please contact:
Niagara University (opens new window), Transfer Admissions (opens new window)

Mark Wojnowski
Associate Dean for Transfer Enrolment
Email: mew [at]
Phone: 716-286-8718

Dina Martin
Transfer Counsellor
Email: djm [at]
Phone: 716-286-8729

Queen Margaret University - Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, with its impressive architecture, rich history and vibrant atmosphere, is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world. It is the home of the Scottish Parliament and government, a world financial and business centre and the location of events which attract global attention, including the Edinburgh International Festival and Festival fringe. All this, together with its globally connected transport infrastructure, makes Edinburgh an ideal place to take your studies in public relations to the masters level.

Studying for one year at Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University (opens new window) (QMU), graduates of Mohawk College's Graduate Certificate in Public Relations can gain an MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations (opens new window). Students learn from an academic team which includes internationally published researchers and practitioners with years of professional experience, work with live clients and study alongside students who already work in PR roles. As QMU is accredited by both the UK's Chartered Institute of Public Relations (opens new window) (CIPR) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (opens new window) (PRCA), there are opportunities to develop your international professional network.

Preferential fees and credit points are available to graduates of Mohawk's Graduate Certificate in Public Relations. Scholarships (opens PDF, 6.1mb) are also available along with full support from QMU's International Liaison Office (opens new window).

Saltire Scholarships (opens new window).

View this pathway on the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window).

For further information contact:
Recruitment & International Liaison Office
Phone: + 44 ( 0) 131 474 0000
Email: international [at]

Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

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It's a big decision to study in another country - for both personal and financial reasons. Robert Gordon University (opens new window) attracts a vast range of nationalities (132 at the last count) with high quality professional courses that offer close industry links and excellent employment prospects. We're delighted to welcome international students to the UK's top university for graduate employment.

Scholarships available - Saltire Scholarships (opens new window)

Degree completion pathways, offering advanced entry to some programs at RGU, have been established for graduates of selected Mohawk College diplomas.

View these pathways in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window).

For more information, please contact:
K.O.M Consultants (opens new window), Hamilton, Ontario
Phone: 905-318-8200
Email: info [at] or ABSGlobalEngagement [at]


Technological Higher Education Association (THEA) - Ireland


Study in Ireland is available to graduates of two-year college programs in Ontario where an honours degree can be secured with two additional years of study in Ireland with Technological Higher Education Association (THEA) (opens new window). In some cases, graduates of three-year programs will be able to secure an honours degree with one additional year of study (some bridging studies may be required).

THEA applications are currently being accepted from Ontario college graduates (opens new window) who wish to pursue honours degrees in the following areas, beginning each September:

  • Business (incorporating Marketing, Human Resource Management Accounting and Business Administration)
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Internet Applications and Web Development
  • Hospitality Management and Hospitality Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Social Services
  • Criminal Justice

Please contact:

Barclay Educational Services (opens new window)
Study in Ireland (opens new window)
Joe Knap
JLK [at]
Phone: 905-632-0999
Toll Free: 1-888-632-0666

University of Northampton - Northamptonshire, England, UK

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Based in Northamptonshire, at the heart of England, we offer an outstanding academic experience, filled with learning and teaching excellence, cutting-edge facilities and an exciting and stimulating life both on and off campus.

Diploma to Masters in Three Years

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (opens new window)

We are offering a three year course for OT Assistants with an OTA/PTA diploma. You will enter onto Year 2 of our three year bachelor's degree, which can be followed by the one year MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Occupational Therapy) (opens new window). Successful completion will equip you to take the Canadian registration exam.

View this pathways in the Mohawk transfer database (opens new window).

For more information, please contact:

Caroline Dimbley
Marketing & International Relations
University of Northampton
Phone: +44 1604 893496
Email: caroline.dimbleby [at]

University of South Wales - Wales, UK

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At the University of South Wales we always put our students first. With more than 33,584 students from all over the world, flexible study options and teaching excellence in more than a dozen subjects, you can study in areas from creative industries to business, computer science and engineering.

USW Facts & Figures (opens new window). USW International Student Guide (opens PDF, 3.8mb)

The University of South Wales is pleased to work with our partner, Mohawk College, to offer students progression opportunities at USW following their studies at Mohawk.

Progression pathways are available to students who have completed the following Mohawk programs:

View more progression details in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window) or visit the USW web page (opens new window).

For more information, please contact:

Barclay Educational Services (opens new window)
Joe Knap
JLK [at]
Phone: 905-632-0999
Toll Free: 1-888-632-0666

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Don't see what you're looking for? Virtually every school you might consider will have some general credit transfer (opens new window) policies. You should always contact the schools you're interested in to find out what they can do for you!

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