Overview of Credit Transfer Options for CEED BS Program Students

The Community Engagement & Education (CEED) major is only 39 credits. This allows many credits taken by transfer students to apply to electives, including:

  • 42 credits of lower division electives
  • 12 credits of upper division electives

Transcripted military credits are often accepted.

Lower division credit may be awarded for prior professional experience.

Completed associates degrees from accredited technical colleges may be eligible to transfer additional credits beyond those that would normally transfer to UWM. View the information below to see if you may qualify.

Unofficial Transfer Credit Evaluation

For an unofficial credit evaluation prior to admission, please email

Include the following information:

  • Name
  • Intended major
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Most recent school attended


UWM’s transfer admission application process is outlined on the Undergraduate Admissions Transfer webpage. If you have any questions about transfer admission, you can connect with a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by calling (414) 229-2222 or emailing undergraduateadmissions@uwm.edu.

Additional Credit Accepted for Completed Associate’s Degrees

Additional credit is accepted for Completed Associates Degrees from Accredited Colleges

42 Credit Broad-Based Transfer Policy for Completed Associates Degrees

Up to 42 credits that would not otherwise transfer to UWM may be awarded by CEED for courses from completed associates degrees at regionally accredited technical colleges. This may be in addition to credit that would already be otherwise transferrable. View the policy below.

42 Credit Broad-Based Transfer Policy for Completed Associates Degrees (PDF)

Note: This policy may apply if your degree program is not listed specifically below.

60 Credit Transfer Agreements (“Articulation Agreements”) With Specific Technical College Programs

All Wisconsin System Technical Colleges

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)

Gateway Technical College

Northcentral Technical College

Discussions with Other Wisconsin System Technical Colleges Are in Process

Note that while this page provides guidelines, final determinations of credit transfer amounts and the applicability of different policies discussed on this page are made through evaluations of individual transcripts by the Registrar and the School of Education.