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Maximize Your Transfer Power!

Students who earn their associate’s degree from Georgia Highlands can receive credit for it at any University System of Georgia (USG) institution within the same pathway.

Transfer Planning Steps While at GHC

Make sure your Transfer School is Accredited!!!

  • Always verify accreditation before applying to another school. 
  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is the accrediting agency in the GHC region:
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • To find the accrediting agency for schools outside the SACS region:
  • The Department of Education
  • *When in doubt, contact the accrediting agency in your region AND contact a state college or university to inquire whether they will accept credit from the college you are applying.  Accreditation gives your degree worth!

Final Steps in Your Transfer Transition

Articulation Agreements & Transfer Policies

College Search Tools (look up details of potential transfer schools)

Further Information to Aid You in Your Transfer

It Never Hurts to Ask!

  • Ask the school you plan to transfer to whether they offer 'transfer scholarships.'

Page last updated: February 15, 2017