The Grand Canyon University Transfer Center is a hub for students transferring to GCU. Whether you attended a community college or a university, we are here to assist you in evaluating and anticipating your transfer opportunities and needs.

Transferring Colleges

At GCU, we offer college transfer specialists who provide personalized support as you explore your degree options. Explore information about how to transfer college credits to GCU, or call 855-GCU-LOPE to speak with a college transfer specialist.

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No Out-of-State Tuition

Interested in transferring colleges? Whether you are an out-of-state student or an international student, GCU tuition is the same. This helps to keep education costs affordable for all students so that you can focus on earning your degree.

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Military Credits

GCU proudly serves servicemen and servicewomen as a military-friendly university. As a service member or veteran, your training and experience may transfer into college credits at GCU. Learn more about your opportunities to pursue your degree.

MILITARY TRANSFER


Grand Canyon University Transfer Guide from a Maricopa Community College

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) students can easily transfer credits toward a bachelor's degree at GCU. Whether you take a few classes to brush up on some skills or you complete an associate degree, you will find that many of the credits you earn at a Maricopa Community College will transfer to GCU.

Use the Grand Canyon University transfer guides below to, review course equivalency guides and applicable associate degrees when transferring colleges to GCU. Contact your transfer specialist to learn more.

GCU Transfer Guides

If you are earning a degree from a Maricopa Community College, you may be able to seamlessly transition into a four-year program at GCU. Our guides outline the preferred courses that will be applicable towards a bachelor's degree from GCU.

Associate of Applied Science to Bachelor of Arts Degrees
BA in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Screenwriting
BA in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production
Associate of Applied Science to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Applied Management
BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
BS in Business Management with an Emphasis in Golf Management

BS in Computer Programming

BS in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse
BS in Electrical Engineering Technology
BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology
BS in Early Childhood Education
BS in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education
BS in Entrepreneurial Studies
BS in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Health Education
BS in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Sports Performance
BS in Forensic Science
BS in Health Care Administration
BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care
BS in Hospitality Management
BS in Information Technology
BS in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security
BS in Justice Studies
BS in Public Safety and Emergency Management
Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
Associate of Arts to Bachelor of Arts Degrees
BA in Christian Studies
BA in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Biblical Studies
BA in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Worship Leadership
BA in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry
BA in Dance
BA in Dance Education (IP/TL)
BA in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production
BA in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Screenwriting
BA in English for Secondary Education
BA in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
BA in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
BA in History
BA in History with an Emphasis in Public History
BA in History for Secondary Education
BA in Theatre and Drama
BA in Theatre Education (IP/TL)
BA in Worship Arts with an Emphasis in Worship Ministry
Associate of Arts to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Athletic Training
BS in Biology for Secondary Education
BS in Business for Secondary Education
BS in Chemistry for Secondary Education
BS in Educational Studies
BS in Elementary Education
BS in Elementary Education and Special Education (Dual Degree) (IP/TL)
BS in Health Care Administration
BS in Justice Studies
BS in Math for Secondary Education
BS in Nursing (BSN) Pre-Licensure
BS in Psychology
BS in Sociology
Associate of Business to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Accounting
BS in Applied Management
BS in Business Administration
BS in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Business Intelligence
BS in Business Information Systems
BS in Business Management
BS in Business Management with an Emphasis in Golf Management
BS in Entrepreneurial Studies
BS in Finance and Economics
BS in Marketing
BS in Public Safety and Emergency Management
BS in Sports Management
Associate of Science to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Health Education
BS in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Physical Education
BS in Exercise Science with an Emphasis in Sports Performance
BS in Forensic Science
Maricopa Community College Pre-Engineering Pathway to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Biomedical Engineering
BS in Electrical Engineering
BS in Engineering
BS in Engineering with an Emphasis in Robotics
BS in Mechanical Engineering
Maricopa Community College Pre-Medical Pathway to Bachelor of Science Degrees
BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Pre-Medicine
BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Pre-Pharmacy
BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Pre-Physician Assistant
BS in Biology with an Emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy
Maricopa Community College Certificate Programs to Bachelor of Arts Degrees
BA in Communication
BA in Music with an Emphasis in Instrumental Performance
BA in Music with an Emphasis in Piano Performance
BA in Music with an Emphasis in Voice Performance
BA in Music Education - Choral: Piano
BA in Music Education - Choral: Voice
BA in Music Education - Instrumental: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion or Strings
BA in Music Education - Instrumental: Piano

Course Equivalency Guides

The GCU Transfer Center has developed course equivalency guides to help you see how your courses will be accepted. Browse your course guide, or contact your transfer specialist for more information.

ACC - Accounting HSM - Health Service Management 
AFR - African American Studies HUM - Humanities
AGB/AGS - Agribusiness & Agriculture Science IBS - International Business
AIS - American Indian Studies IFS - Information Studies
AJS - Administration of Justice Studies IGS - Integrated Studies
AMS - Automated Manufacturing Systems IND - Industry
ARB - Arabic INT - Interior Design 
ARH/ART - Art Humanities & Art ITA - Italian
ASB/ASM - Anthropology ITD - Infant Toddler Development
ASD - Addictions and Substance Use Disorders JAS - Justice and Government Agencies Administration 
AST - Astronomy JPN - Japanese
BHS - Behavioral Health Sciences Technology   JRN - Journalism
BIO - Biology LAT - Latin
BPC - Business-Personal Computers LET - Law Enforcement Technology
CAD - Computer-Aided Drafting MAT - Mathematics
CET - Civil Engineering Technology MCO - Mass Communications
CFS - Child & Family Studies MGT - Management
CHI - Chinese MHL - Music History & Literature
CHM - Chemistry MKT - Marketing
CIS/CNT/CSC/ITS/MST - Computer Science
& Information Technology
COM - Communications MTC - Music Theory & Composition
CPD - Counseling and Personal Development MUE - Music: Education
CRE - Critical Reading MUP - Music: Performance
CSM - Customer Service Management NAV - Navajo
DAH/DAN - Dance Humanities & Dance PHI - Philosophy
DFT - Drafting Technology PHS - Physical Science
ECE/EEE/ELE - Engineering Course 
Equivalency
ECH - Early Childhood Education PHY - Physics
ECN - Economics POR - Portuguese
EDU - Education POS - Political Science
EED - Early Education PSY - Psychology
ELT - Electronics Technology PTA - Physical Therapy Assisting
EMT - Emergency Medical Technology REC - Recreation
ENG/ENH - English/English Humanities REL - Religious Studies
ENV - Environmental Sciences SBU - Society and Business
EPS - Entrepreneurial Studies SLC - Studies in Language and Culture
EXS - Exercise Science SLG Sign Language
FON - Food and Nutrition SMT - Semi-Conductor Manufacturing Technology
FOR - Forensic Science SOC - Sociology
FRE - French SPA/SPH - Spanish/Spanish Humanities
FSC - Fire Science Technology SSH - Sustainability Social Sciences and Humanities
GBS - General Business STO - Storytelling
GCU/GPH - Cultural & Physical Geography SWU - Social Work
GER - German TCM - Telecommunications
GLG - Geology THE/THP - Theatre & Theatre Performance/Production
HCC - Health Care Curriculum TQM - Total Quality Management
HCR - Health Care Related WED - Wellness Education
HBR/HEB - Hebrew WST - Women's Studies
HES - Health Science VPT - Video Production Technology
HIS - History  YAQ - Yaqui Indian History and Culture
HRM - Hospitality Management


GCU Transfer Experience Event

Interested in transferring to GCU? We invite you to our Transfer Experience, where you can visit our campus and learn everything about GCU firsthand. We understand how complex a college transfer can be, which is why we encourage you to attend this unique event. Experience our beautiful campus, supportive community, vibrant student life and quality academics at GCU. Learn more at www.gcu.edu/transferexperience

Transfer Scholarships

GCU offers generous scholarship opportunities for transfer students, including grants for priority registration and honors students. Find out which scholarships you may qualify for to see how affordable a private Christian education can be.

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Lopes Credit Evaluation

The Lopes Credit Evaluation helps you find out exactly how many credits will transfer to GCU for your chosen degree. A Lopes specialist will evaluate your transcripts and help you with the transfer process every step of the way.

Lopes Evaluation

Individual Courses

Need coursework to transfer to another university or complete a degree? Need to satisfy prerequisite requirements? Individual courses give you an opportunity to earn college credit to complete a program or study a specific content area.

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Transferring from Another College or University

GCU will review courses completed at another community college or university, and credit earned at these institutions may be applied to a degree program offered at GCU based on our transfer policies.

The GCU Transfer Center has formed Articulation Agreements with a number institutions, matching the coursework to maximize the use of resources, minimize duplicate coursework and help you make a smooth transition when transferring colleges to GCU. Below is a list of institutions with which we currently have Articulation Agreements.

If you are currently, or planning on attending one of these institutions, please work directly with your university counselor, who will guide you into the correct program at GCU.

GCU will still evaluate and award credit for institutions not listed below based on our transfer policies. You can have your unofficial transcript evaluated and, in as few as 24 hours, a university counselor will contact you with an estimated number of credits earned, an anticipated graduation date and preliminary schedule.

California Community Colleges
California community college students can easily transfer credits toward a bachelor's degree. Grand Canyon University accepts courses that are part of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) and California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) to fulfill GCU general education requirements per transfer policies.

Wisconsin Technical College System

  • Blackhawk Technical College 
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College 
  • Fox Valley Technical College 
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Lakeshore Technical College 
  • Madison Area Technical College 
  • Mid-State Technical College 
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College 
  • Moraine Park Technical College 
  • Nicolet Area Technical College 
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College 
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College 
  • Waukesha County Technical College 
  • Western Technical College