Transfer Pathways


Hiram College offers pathways from community colleges to maximize the importance of your associates degree.

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AVAILABLE TRANSFER PATHWAYS

Ohio Consortium for Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts

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Hiram College is a member of the Ohio Consortium for Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts, a group of 25 two-year and four-year colleges working together to provide clear, consistent transfer pathways in biology, English and psychology for community college students transferring to Hiram and other private colleges in Ohio. These transfer pathways align with the Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathways (OGTPs) in biology, English and psychology, ensuring that associate degrees from Ohio’s community colleges provide a clear path to colleges and universities across Ohio.

Hiram College has approved pathways in:

You’ll be right on track to graduate with your bachelor’s degree!

Here are the benefits for you:
  • Transfer pathways give you clarity in the courses you take from many different community colleges and assurance that your courses will transfer smoothly toward your bachelor’s degree at Hiram.
  • You’ll transfer with an introductory major and most general education courses complete.
  • With the associate degree and transfer pathway, students can transfer to Hiram as a college junior, with maximum credit counting toward the major and bachelor’s degree. Check with a transfer advisor to make sure you meet GPA and other admission requirements.
  • Once you’ve enrolled at Hiram, you can complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as two years, enrolled as a full-time student.
  • Transfer advisors at Hiram and community colleges are working together for your success! They will answer questions and guide you every step of the way.

Community College TRANSFER PATHWAYS

Hiram College offers pathways from community colleges to maximize the importance of your associate’s degree. Pathways to Hiram are available from Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College, and Lorain County Community College. 

Programs are designed to award maximum credit for an associate degree, streamlining the completion of a bachelor’s degree from Hiram College.

Admission Requirements
  • A 2.5 cumulative GPA in previous coursework is required
  • No ACT/SAT Score Required
  • Application is FREE
2+2 Transfer Pathways

  • AAB in Accounting to BA in Accounting and Financial Management
  • AAB in Business Management to BA in Management
  • AAB in Marketing to BA in Marketing
  • AAB in Supply Chain Management to BA in Supply Chain Management
  • AAS in Sport and Exercise Studies to BA in Integrative Exercise Science

Other Pathway Options at Hiram

3+2 or Dual Degree Programs

The dual degree engineering program gives students the advantages of a liberal arts education: focus on written and oral communication skills, exposure to a broad range of topics, ways of thinking that employers value, and close, personal attention from faculty. Along with these benefits, the student also has the advantage of training in a technical field. Learn more about this program.

The social work program at Hiram isn’t a traditional major. Rather, it’s a 3+2-year program that partners with Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland to allow you to get your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years instead of six. The program prepares you not only for social work testing requirements, but also for a diverse range of careers. Learn more about this program.

Graduate Pathways

Hiram College has partnered with Ashland University on a 4+1 program that creates a seamless progression of academic courses for students minoring in entrepreneurship at Hiram to the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship at Ashland. Learn more about this program.

In partnership with Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania, Hiram has established an early assurance program that creates a seamless progression of academic courses from the Bachelor of Arts to the Master of Business Administration at Thiel. Learn more about this program.