Our Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs allow students to complete
the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at significant savings. Plus, we offer
more than 200 Applied Associate degree and certificate options that get students career-ready
For students who are undecided about their major or career plans, Columbus State is
the ideal place to explore options, find the right path, and choose the best four-year
college based on their ultimate education goals.
Columbus State’s strong partnerships with four-year colleges and universities across
Ohio let your students start at Columbus State, finish an associate degree, certificate,
or required courses for the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, then transfer
to a four-year college or university. Explore our transfer partnerships atcscc.edu/transfer.
Our partnerships with nine four-year institutions take transfer programs to the next
level. Acceptance and credit transfer are guaranteed, and many of our Preferred Pathway
partners provide scholarship opportunities exclusively to Columbus State students.
Columbus StateHonors Programfor student who desire the benefits of rigorous curriculum and heightened student/faculty
interaction. Full-time students who are accepted into the Honors Program automatically
receive a scholarship of $2,000 per year. Find out more, apply to the Honors Program,
and register for an Honors Program information session.