CCBC and APUS Transfer Agreements

About American Public University System

American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU) offer 200+ online asynchronous degree and certificate programs. Throughout their history, they have held to a core principle to provide affordable, accessible, and career-relevant education, preparing students for service and leadership in a diverse, global society.

Courses are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. There are 0 entrance exams and classes start every month—allowing you to quickly turn your ambitions into reality.

AMU and APU are part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

General transfer information

Up to 90 credits accepted in transfer credit toward a bachelor’s degree: academic coursework, professional training and certifications, work experience, military service, CLEP, DANTES, ACE-evaluated courses and training, Joint Services Transcript (JST), and Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) are considered.

APUS students come with a vast array of work experience and training, and APUS recognizes that not all learning has resulted from traditional classroom attendance. Their Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program provides you with the opportunity to earn credit for learning outside the confines of a traditional classroom. Learn more»

Students intending to transfer should complete the admission application for American Public University System following the third semester of their associate degree program.

Transfer Partnership

Degrees to Succeed - Dual Admission Program

Want to finish your degree online? Looking forward to completing your associate degree at CCBC and transferring credits seamlessly to earn your bachelor’s degree? American Public University (APU) and American Military University (AMU) are ready to help you achieve your academic goals, providing high quality, affordable education in 200+ degree and certificate programs—all convenient, accessible, and flexible.

Program Benefits
  • Dual admission to CCBC and AMU or APU.
  • Acceptance of up to 90 transfer credits. AMU or APU reserve the right to accept or deny credits according to policies outlined on our university website.
  • Acceptance of up to 45 credits through CCBC’s documented prior learning and high school articulation agreements, as applied to an associate degree program.
  • Junior standing upon transfer. 
  • Access to institutional, academic, and student support services at AMU or APU. 
  • Co-advising with AMU and APU to ensure CCBC courses align with your chosen program. 
  • $0 application fee. 
  • Technology fee waiver ($65 per course) for CCBC students with a conferred associate degree.
Eligibility
  • Earned no more than 45 credits (this includes credit completed outside of CCBC).
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater for credits completed at CCBC.
Next Steps
  1. Discuss this program with your academic advisor to verify your eligibility to participate.
  2. Submit the acknowledgement form, which outlines the student checklist, program requirements, and permission to share your academic information with APUS.
  3. CCBC will submit the completed acknowledgement form to APUS.
  4. APUS will contact you regarding the next steps to enroll in the program.
If you wish to withdrawal from this program, please complete the withdrawal form.

Education Discount

CCBC Degree APUS Benefit
Degree not required
  • APUS will extend an undergraduate book grant to students, as applicable. 
  • APUS will waive any technology fee incurred by incoming transfer students who completed a CCBC degree before transferring to APUS.
If a student has not earned their associate degree before transferring to APUS, it is possible to transfer credits from APUS back to CCBC to earn a degree from CCBC. If you are interested in Reverse Transfer, send an email to reversetransfer@apus.edu.

Learn more about this partnership»

Articulation Agreements

CCBC Degree APUS Degree Agreement
Accounting (A.A.S.) Accounting (B.S.) View agreement
Business Administration (A.A.) Business Administration (B.B.A.) View agreement
Business Administration (A.A.) Management (B.A.) View agreement
Criminal Justice Studies (A.A.S.) Criminal Justice (B.A.) View agreement
Cybersecurity (A.A.S.) Cybersecurity (B.S.) View agreement
Health Informatics and Information Technology (A.A.S.) Health Information Management (B.S.) View agreement
Legal Studies (A.A.S.) Legal Studies (B.S.) View agreement
Nursing (A.S.)
Nursing (B.S.)
View agreement
Psychology, Humanities and Social Sciences Area of Concentration (A.A.)
Psychology (B.A.)
View agreement
Sports Management, Humanities and Social Sciences Area of Concentration (A.A.)
Sports Management (B.S.)
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Transportation, Distribution, and Maritime Logistics (A.A.S.)
Transportation and Logistics Management (B.S.)
View agreement