Graduate Transfer Partnerships

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) offers 16 certificate programs for adult learners.  The mission of SCPS is to be responsive to nontraditional learners by providing high quality continuing education opportunities that help them achieve their personal and professional goals.  In turn, SCPS has developed partnerships with various universities to provide master’s degree opportunities for its graduate certificate students.

Transfer Program with Hollins University

The UVa School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Hollins University have established a graduate-level transfer program.  SCPS students earning a graduate certificate in Leadership or in Technology Leadership are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into the Hollins University Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program as outlined below.   
 
No more than nine (9) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVa may be applied to the MALS program, except for students who have completed the Leadership certificate.  Students who have completed the Leadership certificate can apply up to eighteen (18) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVa towards the MALS program.  

Transfer Program with Marymount University

The UVa School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Marymount School of Business Administration have established a graduate-level transfer program.  SCPS students earning a graduate certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management or in Leadership in Human Resources Management are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into the Marymount University specified degree program as outlined below.   
 
No more than eighteen (18) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVa may be applied to a Marymount School of Business degree program.  Below are the identified course equivalences applicable to their respective graduate programs.

Procurement and Contracts Management Courses
(into Marymount's M.S. in Leadership & Management)
University of Virginia CoursesMarymount University CoursesTransferable Credits
PC 5010: Procurement & Contracting Principles & AdministrationMSC 550: Procurement & Contracting3
PC 5020: Advanced Cost & Price AnalysisFIN 500: Finance for Nonfinancial Managers3
PC 5060: Federal Acquisition Case StudiesMGT 599: Independent Study3
PC 5100: Contracting by NegotiationMGT 551: Negotiation Skills & Mediation3
PC 5140: Seminar in International ProcurementMGT 585: Global Business Management3
PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project ManagementMSC 545: Project Management3
Human Resources Management Courses
(into Marymount's M.A. in Human Resources Management)
University of Virginia CoursesMarymount University CoursesTransferable Credits
HR 5020: Staffing & Career ManagementHRM 538: HR Selection and Recruitment3
HR 5030: Strategic CompensationHRM 534: Total Pay Perspective 3
HR 5040: Organizational Performance ManagementHRM 539: Performance Management3
HR 5050: Organizational Change & DevelopmentOD 521: Organizational Development and Change Management 3
HR 5060: Transformational Leadership in HRM          HRM 532: Seminar in Human Resource Management Topics3
HR 5070: Strategic Human Capital ManagementHRM 533: Strategic Human Resource Management3

For more information, contact:
Maureen Dour
Marymount University
Admissions Coordinator
mdour@marymount.edu
703.284.5770


Transfer Program with Syracuse University

The UVa School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Syracuse University School of Information Studies have established a graduate-level transfer program.  SCPS students earning a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into the Syracuse University Master of Science in Information Management program.   

No more than fifteen (15) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVa may be applied to a Syracuse School of Information Studies degree program.  Below are the identified course equivalences applicable to the graduate degree.

Cybersecurity Management Courses
(into Syracuse's M.S. in Information Management)
University of Virginia CoursesSyracuse University CoursesTransferable Credits
BUS 5010 Information Security ManagementIST 623 Introduction to Information Security3
BUS 5020 Security Policy Development & AssessmentIST 728 Information Security Policy3
BUS 5030 Designing Dynamic Security ArchitectureIST 725 IT Security Architecture3
BUS 5040 Creating and Conducting Security Audit*
(required in addition to BUS 5010, 5050 and 5060 in order to receive full credit for IST 522, 623, and 634)
Maps to portions of IST 522, IST 623, and IST 634n/a
BUS 5050 Threat Assessment & Security MeasuresIST 522 Applied Information Security3
BUS 5060 Understanding Technology Used in Open Access EnvironmentIST 634 Security in Networked Environment3

For more information, contact:
Susan Corieri
Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management and Special Academic Program Initiatives 
School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
sbcorier@syr.edu
315.443.2575

Transfer Program with Virginia Tech

The UVa School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy have established a graduate-level transfer program.  SCPS students earning a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into the Virginia Tech Master of Public Administration program.  

No more than eighteen (18) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVa may be applied to a Virginia Tech Master of Public Administration degree program.  Below are the identified course equivalences applicable to the graduate degree.


Public Administration Courses
(into Virginia Tech's Master of Public Administration)

University of Virginia Courses

Virginia Tech Courses

Transferable
Credits

PSPA 5000 Intro to Public Administration

PAPA 5014 Concepts & Approaches in Public Administration

3

PSPA 5030 Public Budgeting/Financial Management

PAPA 6314 Public Budgeting Process

3

PSPA 5010 Public Policy Analysis

PAPA 6214 Public Policy Processes and Analytical Approaches

3

PSPA 5040 Ethics in PA

PAPA 6414 Normative Foundations of Public Administration

3

PSPA 5020 Public Org Management

PAPA 3515 Behavioral Skills for Managers

3

For more information, contact
Brian Cook
Center for Public Administration & Policy
Virginia Tech
brml27@vt.edu
540.231.3438


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