Transfer Opportunities

The Kansas General Education Core is a set of general education courses that will fulfill the general education requirements for any Kansas public university or college. Completing your core at Cowley College will save you time and money towards your college degree.

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One of the key advantages of attending Cowley College is the ability to transfer the majority of your credits. This means that your hard work and achievements during your time at Cowley will not be wasted if you decide to continue your education at a four-year college or university. A large percentage of the Cowley student population choose to continue their education. The below list of universities/colleges are degrees that align well with transferring but all Cowley transfer degree pathways are designed to do the same!

The state of Kansas has a pressing need for K-12 teachers in our schools. In a joint public-private partnership, we are changing the landscape for teachers to pursue a teaching a degree, earn their teaching license, and begin impacting students.

A student choosing to transfer from Cowley College will maintain their credits and pathway to graduation while paying a nominal $300.00 per credit our to continue their degree at one of three private Kansas colleges. educate the state logo


  • Graduate with a degree in Secondary Education
  • Apply with and maintain at least a 2.75 CGPA
  • Attend Friends University, Newman University, or Southwestern College
  • Declare and maintain a major in secondary education
  • Must enroll full-time (12+ credit hours per semester)


Cowley College has transfer agreements with these universities for transferring of certain 2-year degrees towards specific 4-year degree programs.
  • Elementary Education-Early Childhood Unified
  • Elementary Education-Team K-6 with a Special Education Minor
  • Technology Leadership


  • Accounting & General Business
  • Business Administration & General Business
  • Computer Forensics & Technology Management
  • Criminal Justice and Technology Management
  • Web Design and Technology Management


  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • General Business
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering



Cowley College also has transfer agreements with these colleges and universities for transferring of certain 2-year degrees towards specific 4-year degree programs.
  • AA and AS  transfer articulation


  • Articulation with College Adult and Professional Studies


  • AA and AS Articulation


  • General 
  • Adult Programs in BSN Completion, Business Studies, Counseling and Healthcare Science
  • B.S. in Elementary Education
  • B.S. in Early Childhood Education


  • Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement
  • General 2 +2
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice (AAS)
  • Computer Science & Computer Programming Technology
  • Computer  Information & Computer Programming Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Information Security & Security Management
  • EMICT and Operations Management
  • EMICT and Human Resource Development
  • EMICT and Healthcare Administration
  • EMICT and Business Quality Management
  • EMICT and Business Administration
  • Leadership EMS Emphasis and Business Quality Management
  • Leadership EMS Emphasis and Human Resource Development
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Healthcare Admin.
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Business Admin.
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Operations Management
  • Leadership and Human Resource Development
  • Leadership and Healthcare Administration
  • Leadership and Business Administration
  • Leadership and Business Quality Management
  • Leadership and Operations Management

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Online Degree Completions:

  • General Studies
  • History
  • Intelligence Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Security Management
  • Information Systems Security
  • Sports and Health Sciences

The following are eligible with specific Cowley AA degrees:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice (BA)
  • Hospitality Management
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Logistics Management

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  • Online degree completion
  • Accepts AAS, AGS, AA and AS degree into transfer program

Admissions Requirements

  • Environmental Health

Transfer Information

  • AAS in Criminal Justice to B.S. in Organizational Security & Management
  • AAS in MICT (Paramedic) to BS in Health Administration/Emergency Management
  • AGS in EMS Leadership to B.S. in Business/Public Sector
  • Accepts transfer credit into various Baccalaureate programs where a specific Program Transfer Guide doesn't exist

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Links to Transfer Information for 4-year Colleges and Universities in Kansas and Oklahoma

The following links to several 4-year colleges and universities in the states of Kansas and Oklahoma are subject to change.

  • You should always double-check with the University you are planning to transfer to for their latest requirements and policies.
  • In addition, it is your responsibility to keep your advisor at Cowley informed about the school you wish to transfer to.

Online Contact Info

Devan Flegler

On-Campus Contact Info

Kyle Stacken

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