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

Business Administration:
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.

General Arts & Science:
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.

Applied Music:
Graduates of Mohawk's three-year Applied Music Advanced Diploma program who have a cumulative grade point average of at least 75% are eligible to apply for McMaster University Bachelor of Music (Hons) program (opens in new window). Eligible graduates will receive 63 credits towards the degree and must complete the remaining 60 credits as specified by McMaster.

For more information about these pathways, please contact:
Rebecca Hamilton, Sr. Associate Registrar
Undergraduate Admissions, McMaster University
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24800
Email: hamiltnr [at] (subject: Transfer%20Inquiry)
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.

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
Phone: 905-569-5750
Email: pathways.utm [at]

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.

Graduates of Mohawk's Recreation Therapy (opens in new window) with a weighted grade point average (GPA) of 70% (B-) are eligible to apply for Honours Bachelor of Arts, Recreation and Leisure Studies (opens in new window) at University of Waterloo.

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 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: 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)

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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
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 3385
Email: chooselaurier [at]

Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario

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Graduates of Mohawk's Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Certificate with a weighted point average (GPA) of 73% are eligible to apply for the Queen's University Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree Program.

Available both in person and online.

For more information, please visit Queen's University College Transfer website.


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

Thompson Rivers University - Kamloops, British Columbia

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Start with a College Diploma, Finish with a University Degree

Thompson Rivers University, Kamploops, British Columbia believes that people should have the opportunity to access quality post-secondary education in a manner that eliminates barriers to personal and progression growth and success.

Graduates of the programs listed below are eligible for entry into Thompson Rivers Bachelor of Health Science

  • Cardiovascular Technology Diploma
  • Message Therapy Advanced Diploma
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma
  • Practical Nursing Diploma
  • Practical Nursing with Aboriginal Communities Diploma


This pathway is through the Open Learning Division and the opportunities are offered part time and online.

For more information, please visit Thompson Rivers University Transfer Agreements or contact:
partnerstudents [at]



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 Agreement (opens new window)
This program enables students to begin their music education at Mohawk College (Mohawk) in Hamilton, Canada, and complete an undergraduate degree at Berklee in Boston. Once accepted to Berklee, students may receive transfer credit for certain courses taken at Mohawk.

Mohawk students who wish to transfer to Berklee are required to go through Berklee's official undergraduate admissions process. Students accepted to Berklee will receive transfer credit for courses taken at Mohawk in accordance with an agreement between the two schools.

Generally, students must receive a grade of B (3.00/4.00) or higher on core music and performance courses, and a grade of C (2.00/4.00) or higher on all liberal arts or general elective courses.

See more about the Mohawk-Berklee transfer agreement (opens new window). Required courses are listed at the bottom of the page.

For more information, please contact:
Mary McClory, Project Manager, Graduate Studies and Institutional Assessment
Berklee College of Music (opens new window)
155 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-747-6959
Email: institutionalassessment [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:
Kelsey Lewis, Senior International Admissions Representative
Davenport University
Phone: 616-554-5318
Email: klewis52 [at]

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
Phone: 716-286-8718
Email: mew [at]

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

Queen Margaret University - Edinburgh, Scotland

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Located in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University (opens new window) (QMU) offers students the opportunity to experience life in an energetic and cosmopolitan city.

Public Relations:
Studying for one year, graduates of Mohawk'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.

View a testimonial from a transfer student who is currently enrolled in the MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations program.

Health, Wellness and Fitness or
Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant:

Mohawk graduates from the eligible programs can gain a BSc/BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing (opens new window) through one (for the BSc) or two years (for the BSc Hons) of study (depending on the college program stream completed). Students who successfully complete the BSc (Hons) degree through this pathway may apply (and will be guaranteed an interview) for the pre-registration Master’s programs in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy.

Preferential fees and credit points are available to eligible graduates of Mohawk articulated programs. Scholarships are also available along with full support from QMU's International Office (opens new window). Saltire Scholarships (opens new window).

View these pathways in the Mohawk Transfer database (opens new window)
You can also view these pathways on the Queen Margaret University partnership website (opens new window.)

For further information contact:
Recruitment & International Liaison Office
Phone: +44 131 474 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)

Bachelors and Masters degree completion pathways have been established for graduates of selected Mohawk College Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.


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


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

Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons) (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 Advanced Occupational Therapy MSc (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 893 496
Email: caroline.dimbleby [at]


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