Business & Management Transfer Credits
Transfer Credits

Accelerate Completion of Your Business or Management Degree

Programs for transferring credits can help you earn credentials quickly.

Business degrees and certificates are among the most popular choices for UMUC transfer students.

At UMUC, we value the prior learning and professional experience that business transfers bring to the classroom. That's why we offer a variety of programs to help you demonstrate your college-level knowledge, earn your degree faster and save time and money.

To learn more about these programs, contact an advisor today to set up a transfer consultation.

Paths to Bachelor's Degree Completion

Transfer Credits

UMUC accepts up to 70 credits from community colleges or 90 credits from four-year colleges. You could transfer credits from regionally accredited colleges and universities, military service and training programs, and international study.

Demonstrate Experience

You may be able to translate the knowledge you've gained from work, military service or community and volunteer activities into credit. Save time and money by earning up to 30 credits with Prior Learning.

Learn on the Job

Apply classroom theory to real-world professional projects at your job and earn up to 15 credits with the Workplace Learning program.

Take Exams

UMUC accepts up to 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree with credit by exam. And you could earn credit for holding industry certifications.

Ways to Earn Credentials Quickly


Undergraduate and graduate certificate 1 programs allow you to earn credentials quickly. UMUC offers business and management certificates that range from 12 to 18 credits.


You can earn your associate's degree from a participating community college while working toward your bachelor's at UMUC through the Reverse Transfer program, saving both time and money.

Second Bachelor's

If you already have a bachelor's degree, you could earn a second bachelor's in a new major with as few as 30 credits.

Transfer Graduate Credits

Up to 6 graduate credits may be transferred toward a master's degree. If you're starting the MBA in fall 2016 or later, you may be eligible to transfer exactly 6 credits toward your program. Your credits must be earned at an approved institution and serve as an equivalent of the introductory course for your program. Fill out a Graduate Transfer Credit Evaluation to find out if your credits may transfer. If you start the MBA before fall 2016, you cannot transfer credits into the program.

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