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.

Search our transfer databases

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Our List of Schools/Agreements:

Within Ontario (

Brock University - St. Catharines

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Mohawk-Brock Articulation Agreements:

See Agreements Starting at College (opens new window)

  • Business - Accounting or Business Administration - Accounting to Bachelor of Accounting
  • General Arts and Science (University Transfer) Diploma to BA in Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Journalism Diploma to BA Popular Culture, Media & Communication Studies, or Business Communication
  • Public Relations Graduate Certificate to BA Media & Communication Studies, or Business Communication
  • Recreation Therapy Diploma to Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure Studies

View these pathways at ONTransfer (opens new window)

Pathways from Ontario Colleges: (opens new window)

Mohawk graduates from several programs are eligible for the specified transfer credit upon offer of admission to the Brock program.

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For more information contact:
futurestudent [at] (subject: College%20Transfer%20Inquiry) (Admissions @ Brock)
or call 905-688-5550 ext. 4293

Fanshawe College - London


Graduates of the Biotechnology - Advanced Diploma program who maintain a minimum GPA of 70% may be eligible to enter level 5 of the Honours Bachelor of Applied Technology - Biotechnology degree program at Fanshawe College. Summer bridging courses are required and additional transfer credit may be available in later semesters. 

For more information, please contact:
Email: cketola [at] (subject: Biotechnology%20Degree%20Completion%20Pathway%20Inquiry) (Dr. Cheryl Ketola (opens new window))

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 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 complete the eight Indigenous Studies courses within the program and maintain a cumulative GPA of 75%, are eligible to apply to McMaster University, Faculty of Social Sciences Indigenous Studies major (opens new window).  Eligible graduates will receive two years (60 units) of transfer credit toward their Bachelor of Arts (Honours). Other majors, double majors, and major/minor options may also be available after admission to McMaster, subject to program requirements.

Graduates of Mohawk's two-year General Arts & Science (opens new window) Diploma who achieve  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 may receive up to 48 units of 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.

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For more information about college transfer to McMaster University, please visit:
Transfer from Canadian Colleges of Arts & Technology (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.


Queen's University - Kingston

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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 see Queen's Admission Requirements - College Students (opens new window).

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.

Learn more (opens new window) about transferring to Waterloo.

Contact University of Waterloo
Registrar's Office
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37134
transfer [at] (Email)

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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View this pathway in ONTransfer (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: Welcome to Western (opens new window)

Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford & Waterloo

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General Arts and Science (University Transfer) Diploma
Graduates of Mohawk's two-year General Arts & Science (opens new window) Diploma, who complete the eight Indigenous Studies courses within the program and maintain a cumulative GPA of 75%, are eligible to apply to the Laurier Brantford, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Indigenous Studies (opens new window).  Eligible graduates will receive two years (10 credits) of transfer credit toward their Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

View the pathway flyer (opens .pdf).

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.

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 ONTransfer (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]


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). Check AU Transfer Credit Services (option 2) (opens new window) to see if there is a pathway for your program.

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
Toll free: 1-800-788-9041
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, Kamloops, 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 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.


For more information, please contact:

Email: j.somogyi [at] (Justine Somogyi)
Regional Marketing Manager, North America
Griffith University

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.

Mohawk College Program Queen Margaret University
Communications Media Practices MSc Digital Campaigning and Content Creation
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Creative Arts Business MA Arts, Festivals and Cultural Management
Health, Wellness and Fitness BSc Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
International Business Management

MSc International Management and Leadership

MSc International Marketing

Multimedia Storytelling MSc Digital Campaigning and Content Creation
Occupational Therapist Assistant and
Physiotherapist Assistant
BSc Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing
Public Relations MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Read the story of a transfer student who enrolled in the MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations program.

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.

Apply to RGU (opens new window)

admissions [at] (Email) RGU Admissions Office

Technological University of the Shannon – Limerick, Ireland

With over 14,000 students on six campuses in Ireland’s Midwest and Midlands, Technological University of the Shannon (opens new window) is Ireland’s newest and most unique Technological University. Through applied learning and fresh thinking, our focus is on meeting the evolving needs of society and industry, within our region and beyond.

Mohawk College graduates with a 60% program average will be eligible for admission consideration.


For more information, please contact:
Brid Ryan
North American Regional Manager
Office of International Services
Email: Brid.Ryan [at]


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