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Graduate Transfer Partnerships

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) has developed partnerships with several universities to provide master’s degree opportunities for its graduate certificate students.

Transfer programs have been established with the following Universities.

Marymount University | Business Administration

Please click on the link above for information about how to apply to each of these partnership programs.

SCPS students earning a graduate certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management or in Leadershipin 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. 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 Perspective3
HR 5040: Organizational Performance ManagementHRM 539: Performance Management3
HR 5050: Organizational Change & DevelopmentOD 521: Organizational Development and Change Management3
HR 5060: Transformational Leadership in HRMHRM 532: Seminar in Human Resource Management Topics3
HR 5070: Strategic Human Capital ManagementHRM 533: Strategic Human Resource Management3

For more information, contact:
Alison Bartnek
Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator
Marymount University
abartnek@marymount.edu
703.284.5770

Marymount University | Health Care Management

SCPS students earning a certificate in Health Sciences Management are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into Marymount’s Master of Science in Health Care Management. No more than nine (9) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVA may be applied to a Marymount MS in Health Care Management. Below are the identified course equivalencies applicable to the graduate degree.

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Health Sciences Management Courses (into Marymount University Master of Science in Health Care Management)
University of Virginia CoursesMarymount University CoursesTransferable Credits
PSHM 5300 Population Health: Programs, Policies & EpidemiologyHCM 590 Population Health & Epidemiology3
PSHM 5500 Service Excellence in Health Care: Quality Improvement & Customer ServiceHCM 560 Health Care Operations Management3
PSHM 5805 Health Information Systems & ApplicationsIT 545 Health Care Informatics3

For more information, contact:
Uma Kelekar, PhD.
Program Director, Healthcare Management
ukelekar@marymount.edu
703-284-4994

Mary Baldwin University | Health Sciences

SCPS students earning a certificate in Health Sciences Management are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into Mary Baldwin University's Murphy Deming’s online Master of Science in Healthcare Administration. No more than eighteen (18) credit hours of graduate course work earned at UVA may be applied to a Murphy Deming Master of Science in Healthcare Administration. Below are the identified course equivalencies applicable to the graduate degree.

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Health Sciences Management Courses
University of Virginia CoursesMurphy Deming CoursesTransferable Credits
PSHM 5020 Management of Health Care OrganizationsMHA 505 Strategic Planning & Management3
PSHM 5080 Legal & Ethical Decision Making in Health CareMHA 504 Healthcare Ethics & the Legal Environment3
PSHM 5300 Population Health: Policies, Programs & EpidemiologyMHA 602: Community, Public & Population Health3
PSHM 5650 American Health Care: Challenges & OpportunitiesMHA 507 Health Policy & Economics3
PSHM 5805 Health Information Systems: ApplicationsMHA 603 Healthcare Management & Information Systems3

For more information, contact:
Kim McDonald, Ph.D.
Program Director, MSHA
kmcdonald@marybaldwin.edu 540.887.4379

Syracuse University | Information Studies

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. 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. Below are the identified course equivalencies 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

Virginia Tech | Public Administration

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. 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. 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 CoursesVirginia Tech CoursesTransferable Credits
PSPA 5000 Intro to Public AdministrationPAPA 5014 Concepts & Approaches in Public Administration3
PSPA 5030 Public Budgeting/Financial ManagementPAPA 6314 Public Budgeting Process3
PSPA 5010 Public Policy AnalysisPAPA 6214 Public Policy Processes and Analytical Approaches3
PSPA 5040 Ethics in PAPAPA 6414 Normative Foundations of Public Administration3
PSPA 5020 Public Org ManagementPAPA 5315 Behavioral Skills for Managers3

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