University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science

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University Transfer Degree

Associate to Bachelor's/Science

Associate Degree

61 Credits | 2 Years

Financial Aid Eligible

Online or Online Live

Academic Partnership with University of Wisconsin-Superior

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Start at Northwood Tech...Go anywhere! Take the first step toward a lifetime of learning with the University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science. Northwood Tech has transfer agreements with 30+ universities, and this associate degree will provide you with the general studies requirements you need to transfer into a university at junior status.

Program Overview

With the University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science, you will receive all the costs savings and the convenience of a liberal arts transfer degree while taking your classes Online or Online Live. The University Transfer Degree program is an academic partnership with UW-Superior; however, Northwood Tech awards the degree and financial aid is awarded by Northwood Tech.

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to transfer to most public or private colleges and universities, both inside and outside of Wisconsin. Up to 72 credits may transfer to satisfy university general education requirements (additional courses may be needed for specific majors or licensure requirements). Completion of the full Associate to Bachelor's/Science degree allows for maximum transfer. Typical transfer areas of study include Science, Engineering, Business, Health or Technology.

Program Outcomes

University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science graduates will obtain skills in:

  • Communication: Communicate with varied audiences by actively listening, reading and comprehending written materials, and synthesizing and organizing information for diverse audiences.
  • Critical Thinking: Use identified critical thinking skills to pose questions, process information and make decisions.
  • Ethics: Demonstrate professional behaviors.
  • Global Awareness: Recognize the contributions of diverse cultures, historical periods, and art forms to the improvement of the human condition in a global society.
  • Inclusive Social Interaction: Engage in collaborative activities toward a shared goal.
  • Mathematical Principles: Compute and analyze quantitative data using mathematical, statistical and/or logical methods to solve problems.
  • Science: Explore physical and social environments using scientific tools and methods.
  • Technology: Access, evaluate, and use information technology to support academic, community, and career-related interests.
  • Self-determination: Exhibit awareness and skills necessary to succeed in increasingly challenging academic environments.

By completing your generals at Northwood Tech and transferring credits to a four-year university, you can save up to $10,000 in tuition costs. Transfer up to 72 credits to any University of Wisconsin institution, as well as many Wisconsin private colleges and Minnesota or Michigan state institutions, and satisfy university general education requirements, so you'll enter the university as junior status. 

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Attend classes online and/or live from anywhere.

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Transfer credits to a four-year university.

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Obtain skills that are applicable in any career. 


Complete the Associate to Bachelor's/Science degree from anywhere! It is available through a blend of both Online or Online Live. 

Start Here...Go Anywhere

Regardless of what your goals are, you can start at Northwood Tech and take your degree to the college of your choice.

Traditional College Experience

Northwood Tech offers housing options at select campuses, opportunities to get involved with student life and clubs, and participate in campus events.  

Multiple Course Start Dates

You can begin taking classes in the fall, summer or spring when you're ready to start. For select programs and classes, Northwood Tech offers four start dates during fall and spring term and one over the summer, so you're never far away from beginning your classes.


The program is comprised of courses from nine different areas of studies such as English, Speech, Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Natural Science, Health/Wellness, Diversity and Ethnic Studies, World Language and electives. 

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Featured Associate to Bachelor's/Science Courses

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This course introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored. Students in this college transfer course will complete a global awareness project in addition to the standard curriculum. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Arts or University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science program
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Topics include the unit circle, trigonometric functions, graphs, identities, equations, inverse functions, solutions of triangles, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and vectors. Students in this college transfer course will complete a final project related to issues in undergraduate research in addition to the standard curriculum. PREREQUISITES: 20804201 Intermediate Algebra and Admission to the University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Arts or University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science program
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Examines basic concepts of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health sciences. Using a body systems approach, the course emphasizes the interrelationships between structure and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization of the entire human body. It is intended to prepare health care professionals who need to apply basic concepts of whole body anatomy and physiology to informed decision-making and professional communication with colleagues and patients. (This course also provides the foundation, and is prerequisite to, Anatomy & Physiology 2.) NOTE: Successful completion of a chemistry course within the last five years is highly recommended. Students in this college transfer course will complete a scholarly research/academic assignment in addition to the standard curriculum. PREREQUISITE: Admission to the University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Arts or University Transfer Degree - Associate to Bachelor's/Science program

Admissions and Tuition

Northwood Tech has a simple three-step admissions process that can be completed in one visit. Fill out the application form either online or at a campus with $30 non-refundable application fee (fee waiver may apply if previously submitted), complete an assessment and meet with a Northwood Tech counselor. In the meeting, you'll discuss your goals and the counselor will make sure you're getting the most out of your education and the best bang for your buck.

Tuition and Fees

Northwood Tech breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships. 

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Estimated Total Program Costs 2021-22*

University Transfer Degree

Associate of Science in Liberal Arts

61 Credits | 2 Years


*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 

After the Northwood Tech University Transfer Degree Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts degree from Northwood Tech.

Based on your pre-major and courses taken, you will be well prepared to pursue your bachelor's degree at the university of your choice. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your Northwood Tech credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

Northwood Tech's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Tia Dietz

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220


Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195


New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339


Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243


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