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Associate to Bachelor’s

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Bachelor’s Degrees » Associate to Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Do You Have Your Associate Degree?

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At Tiffin University we value you, your degree and all that you’ve accomplished. We’ll make sure every credit you’ve already earned is considered toward your bachelor’s degree – so that you can quickly and affordably reach your goals.

To put it simply, if you have an associate degree, you can earn your bachelor’s degree from Tiffin University in 61 (or fewer) credits. Depending on your previous academic accomplishments, you may be able to complete your bachelors in even fewer credits, but the maximum you will be required to take is 61.

Research shows that bachelor’s degree holders earn more per year, have access to more job opportunities, have higher job satisfaction and experience higher levels of self-esteem. The time and financial investment to obtain a bachelor’s degree will be well worth it in the long run. At Tiffin University, you could get there faster than at most other institutions.

Read “5 Reasons to Go for It: Turning Your Associate Degree Into a Bachelor’s Degree”
  • If you have an associate degree*, you will maximize credit for your classes completed. You will only need a maximum of 61 credits to graduate.
    • Other institutions evaluate your credits on a course-by-course basis and may require you to retake courses you’ve already earned credit for. This ultimately costs you more money, time and frustration.
    • The classes you take at TU will be specifically focused on your major.
  • Programs are 100 percent online, accredited and affordable.
  • A dedicated advisor will be with you from the time you enroll until graduation.
  • You’ll learn in a highly-supportive environment with faculty and administration, because our only goal is for you to meet your full potential.

*An associate degree must be from a regionally accredited institution. If you have an associate degree in a trade program, you can maximize your transfer credits in our BA Workplace Leadership program.

No matter your original field of study, you will only be required to take a maximum of 61 credits toward any of the associate to bachelor’s degree programs listed below:

If the major you are interested in is not on this list, check out our other community college pathways. Learn More

Ready to get started?

Apply today or set up an appointment and an admissions counselor will be in touch to get you on the associate to bachelor’s degree path.

Credit Transfer Process

1. Application

Complete the application by clicking the button below: 

2. Transcripts

Request official documents  from all institutions that you have listed on your application and have them sent to our Registration & Records department.

Send unofficial transcripts, if available, while waiting to receive your official transcripts.

Have transcripts sent to:

Tiffin University
Attn: Registration & Records
155 Miami Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

3. Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starts the financial aid process. All prospective students are strongly encouraged to file their FAFSA, which can be obtained at Tiffin University’s school code is 003121. Learn more about the Financial Aid process.

4. Evaluation

Once transcripts are received, a transfer evaluation of your credits will be completed.

5. Decision

An admissions decision will be made once we have received all transcripts.

6. Phone Review

A phone appointment will be set up with you to go over your degree requirements, how your credits will transfer and institutional policies.

At the time of the phone evaluation, your course schedule will be determined.

7. Final Steps

Once your courses are scheduled, the final steps are for you to make sure all required documents are turned in and online orientation is completed.

“Tiffin changed my overall expectations of higher education. I attended a community college before I transferred to Tiffin and I could not have made a better choice. Tiffin was structured and that was something I needed to succeed in class… The instructors within the program were wonderful, and very understanding that we all had ‘adult’ lives outside of class.”

Kara Curtland
Bachelor of Business Administration
Class of 2022
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