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Ocean County College graduates are guaranteed admission into a Bachelor’s Degree program with junior status at Albright College on the condition that they: graduate from Ocean County College with an Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree or Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0; complete a “Dual Admissions Intent” form; and satisfy all other Albright College transfer admission requirements.
View more information for Albright Dual Admissions here.

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Colorado State University Global Campus (CSUGC) is a non-profit public institution which strives to make online learning affordable and attainable. OCC graduates from a variety of associate degree options who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 are guaranteed admission to the university* and can transfer up to 64 credits toward their baccalaureate degree. Those students who have a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and transfer to CSUGC within one year of graduating will also qualify for a 10% tuition discount.
View Bachelor’s Degrees for CSUGC here.

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Ocean County College graduates in A.A. or A.S. degree programs may transfer up to a maximum of 64 credits to the Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies with concentrations in Hotel and Restaurant Management or Business and Technology. Courses in excess of 64 credits are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Classes required to complete these degrees are offered on the Ocean County College campus or one of its satellite facilities.

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Ocean County College and Kean University have established a partnership that enables area residents to complete selected upper division and graduate level programs on the campus of Ocean County College. Undergraduate degree programs in Accounting, Biology, Criminal Justice, English, Elementary Education, Finance, Graphic Design, History, Management, Marketing, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, and Special Education and more are currently offered. Graduate programs include master’s degrees in Educational Leadership and Counselor Education, Nursing, Public Administration, as well as an Executive MBA. Visit our Kean-Ocean page.

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Ocean County College students who complete the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program in Computer Science will be eligible for admission into the Monmouth University Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree program in Software Engineering, and Ocean County College students who complete the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program in Homeland Security will be eligible for admission into the Monmouth University Bachelor of the Arts (B.A) degree program in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Homeland Security. Monmouth programs permit OCC students a maximum of 72 transfer credits.

Montclair State University
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Ocean County College students who earn an Associate’s degree in the Arts or Sciences (AA or AS) will be eligible to transfer to Montclair State University upon completion of their degree and/or will be considered to be dually enrolled at both OCC and Montclair State on the condition the students fully satisfy the admissions criteria for Montclair State at the time of graduation. To participate, students must have a 2.75 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and select from the list of approved programs.

View the complete list for Montclair.

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If you are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree through one of the nation’s leading polytechnic institutions, you may want to take advantage of our transfer agreement with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark. Students who have a 2.5 GPA or above (2.8 for Ying Wu College of Computing) and who complete the transfer courses as indicated in the connected programs should be able to complete the degree at NJIT within 2 ½ years of study. Only grades of C or higher transfer.
View complete list for NJIT here.

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Start with your associate degree at Ocean County College and then transfer up to 90 credits to a variety of undergraduate or graduate programs at NJCU towards completion of their bachelor’s and master’s degrees. NJCU prepares graduates to enter professions in a number of areas – from Management and Marketing to Data Science Analytics and Information Technology. To participate, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher (dependent on major of choice), and must meet all applicable deadlines, requirements, admissions standards and procedures of NJCU. Connected programs include 3 + 1 and 3 + 2 degrees: View the complete NJCU list.

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Norwich University has been providing quality online instruction for 20 years. OCC students earning the AS Criminal Justice can transfer up to 84 credits* to the BS Criminal Justice at Norwich University. Students with the associate degree can qualify for a $500 tuition scholarship.

* Transfer Credits beyond the first 60 are evaluated on a case by case basis

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Ocean County College students with an A.A. or A.S. degree can now transfer up to 66 credits — exclusive of any developmental or remedial work — to the following schools at St. John’s University: St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional Studies or the School of Education. Students seeking to transfer to the Peter J. Tobin College of Business or the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at St. John’s will have their records evaluated to determine acceptance and award of transfer credit. For more information, call the Office of Undergraduate Admission at St. John’s, 1 (888) STJOHNS.

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Ocean County College students who complete the following AA/AS/AAS degrees will be able to transfer their full degree to the specified majors within the College of Online & Continuing Education:

A.S. Criminal Justice Degree to B.S. Criminal Justice – Online
A.A./A.S. to B.A. General Studies – Online
A.A. Liberal Arts to B.A. Communications – Online
A.A. Liberal Arts to B.A. Graphic Design & Media Arts – Online
A.A. Liberal Arts to B.A. Psychology – Online
A.A.S. Nursing to B.S. Nursing (RN-BSN) – Online
A.A.S. Technical Related Degrees to B.S. Technical Management II – Online

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The five-year Transfer Pathways agreement strengthens the relationship between Stockton and Ocean County College by offering multiple opportunities for students to seamlessly pursue associate and bachelor’s degrees at the two institutions of higher education. View the terms of the agreement for Stockton here.

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Temple University Online – Fox School of Business and Management

Ocean County College and Temple University have entered into an agreement to facilitate transfer for OCC students earning the AS Business Administration to various baccalaureate programs in Business Administration through the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. Students must follow specified curriculum guides and are required to meet all requirements and deadlines for admission to Temple University, as well as all curricular requirements related to the chosen major. Students who follow the proper curriculum guides will be able to complete their baccalaureate degree in four semesters of full-time enrollment. View list of baccalaureate programs for Temple here.

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Thomas Edison Baccalaureate “Degree Pathways Program”

Ocean County College and Thomas Edison State University have created a partnership to offer adults in Ocean County the opportunity to complete one of seven baccalaureate degrees available through Thomas Edison. Under the “Degree Pathways Program,” an OCC graduate will be able to transfer immediately to a baccalaureate program at Thomas Edison where you can continue your education without leaving the Ocean County area. Students are granted up to 90 credits for the partnership programs, and up to 80 credits in most other degree programs.
View partnership programs for Thomas Edison.

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At UMGC, you can choose from a wide range of online programs in high-demand fields, each backed by the reputation of a respected state university that was founded for working adults more than 70 years ago. We offer more than 90 degrees, certificates, and specializations that provide career-relevant skills in areas like, Business & Management, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Education & Teaching, Healthcare & Science, IT & Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Communications and Public Safety. View more information about UMGC’s Affiliation Agreement here.

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Ocean County College and the United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL, have entered into an articulation agreement for qualified students to pursue a Bachelor of Sport Science degree in Sport Coaching and Sport Management. OCC students who have been awarded AA, AS or AAS degree by Ocean County College and graduate with a GPA of 2.0 or higher will be accepted into USSA with no application fee. USSA is a special mission institution of higher learning accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Ocean County College has entered into an agreement with William Paterson University to smooth the transfer path for students wishing to study music or education. Students who would like to pursue the BA in Music or the BMus in Music can transfer from our AA Performing Arts/Music, AA Liberal Arts or the AS General Studies with a Humanities concentration. Students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and meet the audition requirements, to be admitted to the program. William Paterson University will accept all general education credits and up to half of the credits toward the major as outlined in the agreement. View more information here under William Paterson University.

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