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At a Glance


Start on your path to an Associate or Bachelor’s degree with this flexible Transfer Studies certificate.

Credit Count


Program Length

One year, or two 15-17 credit terms

About the Certificate

The Transfer Studies Certificate provides a framework for students to complete General Education courses of their choosing – along with foundational courses in English Composition and Literature – to earn sophomore standing in preparation for transfer to an associate or baccalaureate degree program. Students may focus their continued study in any number of fields.

The certificate will prepare students for a wide variety of jobs that require skills employers seek out most: analytic, communication, interpersonal, leadership, teamwork, and technical. Coursework will provide a broad background of knowledge, skills, and abilities and prepare students to tackle new tasks and seek continued advancement.

Why choose Carroll’s Transfer Studies Certificate Program:

  • Develop or enhance key workplace and classroom competencies.
  • Enjoy personalized attention in small courses with active, hands-on learning.
  • Experience substantial savings by completing a year of study at Carroll before transferring to a two- or four-year institution.

Advisory Board

Carroll’s Transfer Studies Certificate curriculum is developed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of business leaders and industry experts, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements.

Transfers & Careers

Discover Your Passion

Find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.

Transfer & Careers

The Transfer Studies Certificate is best suited for students who intend to continue their studies at a two- or four-year institution. Students should work closely with their advisor to select courses required by the transfer institution.


Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers, distinguished leaders and industry professionals selected based on their experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching.