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Want to finish your degree online? Plan your transfer from AACC to University of Maryland Global Campus like hundreds of students do each year! 

Transfer credits to UMGC

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is the top transfer school for the majority of AACC graduates. If you've earned an associate degree from a Maryland community college, you are guaranteed admission to UMGC. AACC works closely with UMGC to offer graduates a seamless, flexible and affordable transfer process. Here are a few of the advantages to starting at AACC:

  • Save close to $9,800 on tuition with two years at AACC followed by two years at UMGC. (See cost comparison)
  • AACC grads qualify for an exclusive community college scholarship enabling them to complete a bachelor's degree for $12,000 or less, well below typical in-state tuition costs.
  • 100% online and hybrid courses are tailored to fit the needs of working adults.
  • Major in certain Business, Law and Criminal Justice, Nursing, Psychology or Technology programs and get priority admission and direct transfer into UMGC as a junior in that corresponding major. 
  • Up to 70 AACC credits can be transferred and used for your bachelor's degree, including fulfilling most general education requirements or prerequisites.

Scholarships for UMGC Transfers

Completion Scholarship

UMGC offers eligible Maryland community college graduates the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree at a significantly reduced cost with the Completion Scholarship.

AACC has more than 200 scholarships that require one simple application! Additionally, transfer students may be eligible to apply for one of the nine transfer-specific scholarships listed here. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for all scholarship applications awarded through a college.

What can I study at UMGC?

UMGC offers several academic programs. AACC and UMGC have developed transfer agreements and select transfer guides to ensure that you transfer successfully. If your program or major is not listed, you can work with a transfer advisor at AACC to create a custom transfer plan.

The transfer agreements listed below assist students transferring from AACC to UMGC to complete a bachelor's degree. The list is organized by AACC major. The select transfer guides help specify which AACC courses you should take if you're planning to transfer to UMGC for one of the listed majors.

Alliance with University of Maryland Global Campus

Students can be accepted to AACC and University of Maryland Global Campus (formerly UMUC) simultaneously, allowing your associate degree to be part of a single, integrated curriculum plan culminating in a bachelor’s degree. 

Alliance Agreement

Learn more about the alliance on the University of Maryland Global Campus website.


A.A.S. - Business Management (all area of concentrations)

B.S. - Business Administration


A.A.S. - Business Management (all area of concentrations)

B.S. - Human Resource Management 


A.S. Business Administration Transfer

B.S. - Business Administration 



A.A. - Communications Arts and Sciences Transfer

B.S. - Communication Studies


Law and Criminal Justice

A.A.S. - Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

B.S. - Criminal Justice


A.A.S. Paralegal Studies

B.S. Legal Studies 


Health Sciences

A.S. - Nursing

B.S. - Nursing for Registered Nurses



A.A. - Psychology Arts and Sciences Transfer

B.S. - Psychology



A.S. - General Biology Arts and Sciences Transfer

B.S. Biotechnology



A.A.S. - Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics

B.S. - Cybersecurity Technology


A.A.S. – Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Networking

B.S. – Cybersecurity Technology


A.A.S. - Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Security

B.S. - Cybersecurity Technology


A.S. - Computer Science Transfer - Computer Science

B.S. - Computer Science/M.S. – Information Technology (Software Engineering)


A.S. - Computer Science - Computer Science Transfer

B.S. - Computer Science


A.S. - Computer Science Transfer - Computer Science

B.S. - Computer Science/M.S. – Information Technology (Database Systems Technology)


A.S. - Computer Science Transfer - Information Systems

B.S. - Computer Science


Transfer Studies


A.A. - Transfer Studies

B.S. - Data Science


A.A. - Transfer Studies

B.S. - General Studies




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