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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.

Our List of Schools/Agreements:

Within Ontario (

Laurier Brantford (Wilfrid Laurier University) - Brantford

Laurier Brantford (Wilfrid Laurier University) - Brantford - transfer agreement pageMohawk-Laurier Pre-Health Articulation Agreement

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.

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College Pathways

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Work

View the College Pathways Transfer Guide (pdf)

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Please note: Students must achieve a minimum overall average of 75% in their college program to be eligible for these pathways and they apply specifically to honours programs at the Brantford campus. Students transferring to a general program, or to the Waterloo campus, will have their transfer credits individually assessed.

Advanced Summer Acceleration Program (ASAP)

The latest option for BA degree completion combines an enhanced transfer credit pathway with a shortened period of study, in most cases allowing students to complete an honours degree in just two years.

For more information, please contact:

Recruitment & Admissions Office - Brantford Campus
Phone: 519-756-8228, ext. 5777

McMaster University - Hamilton

Start with a College Diploma, Finish with a University Degree

McMaster University - transfer agreement pageGraduates of Mohawk's Business Administration Advanced Diploma with a weighted grade point average (GPA) of 77% (B+) are eligible to apply for the McMaster Bachelor of Commerce through the DeGroote School of Business. 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.

Graduates of Mohawk's two-year General Arts & Science 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 and Faculty of Humanities. Eligible graduates will receive transfer credit toward their Bachelor of Arts (Honours), and qualify to fast-track the completion of their university degree.

View these pathways in the Mohawk transfer database.

For more information, please contact:

Lesley Thornton, Admissions Officer
McMaster University
Phone: 905-525-9140, ext. 20823

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

Addiction Education Programs

McMaster University CE - transfer agreement pageThe 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
905-525-9140, ext. 24321

Download a program brochure.

University of Toronto - Mississauga

College Pathways for General Arts & Science

University of Toronto - transfer agreement pageUniversity 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 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

Questions? Please contact:

Manager, Pathways Programs
Student Recruitment and Admissions
University of Toronto Mississauga

University of Waterloo - Waterloo

Recreation and Leisure Studies

University of Waterloo - transfer agreement pageRecreation 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.

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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

Western University - London

Diploma to Degree Pathway in Environmental Science

Western University - transfer agreement pageWestern'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)

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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:

Within Canada

Athabasca University - Athabasca, Alberta

Athabasca University - transfer agreement pageComplete 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.

For more information:

Call: Information Centre 1-800-788-9041
Visit: AU Transfer Credit Services

University of Fredericton - Fredericton, New Brunswick

University of Fredericton - transfer agreement page As a result of a partnership between Mohawk College, the University of Fredericton and Husson University of Maine, 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), or a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (B.Sc. Criminal Justice).

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
371 Queen Street, Suite 101
Fredericton, NB E3B 1B1
Toll Free: (877) 454-6232 ext. 8 - 3


Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA

Berklee College of Music - transfer agreement pageBerklee 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
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
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: : 617-747-2421

Davenport University - Grand Rapids, MI

Davenport University - transfer agreement pageA two or three-year Mohawk College diploma is your ticket to completing a bachelor's degree at Davenport University. 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.

For more information, please contact:
Rachel Buckner, Admissions Representative
Davenport University
Telephone: 1-800-686-1600 ext. 5318 or 616-554-5318

Griffith University - Gold Coast, Logan & Brisbane, Australia

Griffith University - transfer agreement pageGriffith University 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.

For more information, please contact:
K.O.M Consultants

phone: 905-318-8200

Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI) - Ireland

Institutes of Technology Ireland - transfer agreement pageStudy 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 Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI). 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).

IOTI applications are currently being accepted from Ontario college graduates 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 & Knap Educational Services
Study in Ireland
Phone: 905-632-0999
Toll Free: 1-888-632-0666
Jacqueline Barclay,

Niagara University - Niagara University, NY

Niagara University - transfer agreement pageMohawk College and Niagara University, College of Business of Administration 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, Transfer Admissions

Mark Wojnowski
Associate Dean for Transfer Enrolment
Phone: 716-286-8718

Dina Martin
Transfer Counsellor
Phone: 716-286-8729

Queen Margaret University - Edinburgh, Scotland

Queen Margaret University - transfer agreement pageEdinburgh, 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 (QMU), graduates of Mohawk College's Graduate Certificate in Public Relations can gain an MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations. 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 (CIPR) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (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 are also available along with full support from QMU's International Liaison Office.

View this pathway on the Mohawk transfer database.

For further information contact:
Recruitment & International Liaison Office
t:+ 44 ( 0) 131 474 0000

Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Robert Gordon University - transfer agreement pageIt's a big decision to study in another country - for both personal and financial reasons. Robert Gordon University 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 Scholarship (pdf)

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.

For more information, please contact:
K.O.M Consultants, Hamilton, Ontario
phone: 905-318-8200
email: or

University of Northampton - Northamptonshire, England, UK

University of Northampton - transfer agreement pageBased 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

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). Successful completion will equip you to take the Canadian registration exam.

View this pathways in the Mohawk transfer database.

For more information, please contact:

Caroline Dimbley
Marketing & International Relations
University of Northampton
Phone: +44 1604 893496

University of South Wales - Wales, UK

University of South Wales - transfer agreement pageAt 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. USW International Student Guide (pdf). 

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 or visit the USW web page.

For more information, please contact:

Jacqueline Barclay
Barclay and Knap Educational Services
McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Rd. South, Suite 312A
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 0A1
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 policies. You should always contact the schools you're interested in to find out what they can do for you!

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