Great Falls College MSU offers a number of transfer options including the General
Education Core Transfer, the Associate of Science Degree, the Associate of Arts Degree,
and various course recommendations and transfer agreements with the Montana University
System and private four-year colleges and universities. It is important to note that
Baccalaureate requirements vary considerably among and within universities.
NOTE: In addition, the granting of transfer credits is determined by the receiving institution. Therefore, it is critical that students considering transfer speak to an advisor and research the educational requirements at the intended school.
The following list represents a number of steps students should take when preparing to transfer. This is not an exhaustive list and students should work with an academic/transfer advisor throughout the process.
- Make an appointment with your advisor to review your transfer options.
- Review the transfer agreements and programs of study available at Great Falls College MSU or identify other transfer options such as Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees.
- Keep all syllabi from your courses and course descriptions from the Great Falls College MSU catalog.
- Select a major course of study.
- Research and select a college(s).
- Complete the Transfer Planning Guide.
- Contact the admissions and/or transfer staff at the college(s) you have selected.
- Request an application and financial aid materials. Submit the application and financial aid materials by the stated deadline.
- Have an official transcript(s) sent to the college(s) including transcripts from other schools you have attended.
- If transferring to a Montana University System school, review the Transfer Guide
- Visit the MUS Transfer website from the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education for transfer policies concerning admission standards, academic progress, and the transferability of courses by individual institutions.
- Visit the campus and the department of your intended major.
- After you are accepted, attend an Orientation to learn about the campus, their policies, and programs.