Four Year College and University Partnerships

This is a comprehensive list of transfer options for WTCC graduates. The designations next to the institution’s name appear below:

AA – Associate in Arts AS – Associate in Science
AAS – Associate in Applied Science AE – Associate in Engineering
RN-BSN -ADN Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

NCSU - Community College Collaboration (C3) Initiative

Wake Tech has also partnered with NCSU on the NCSU-C3 initiative. This dual-enrollment program facilitates the seamless transfer of Wake Tech students from low-to-moderate income backgrounds who meet certain criteria.   Complete program details and application materials

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For additional information, visit the AAS Search by Degree page.

Appalachian State University: AA/AS/RN-BSN

App State welcomes college transfer students from the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

App State also participates in the statewide articulation agreement for graduates of the Associate Degree, Nursing to complete their Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (RN – BSN.)

Belmont Abbey College: AA/AS

Belmont Abbey College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Bennett College: AA/AS

Bennett College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Brevard College: AA/AS

Brevard College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Campbell University: AA/AS/AAS

Campbell University offers graduates of AAS programs the opportunity to transfer a significant number of credits from their AAS program toward a bachelor’s degree at Campbell.

Campbell University is also a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Catawba College

Catawba College is a signatory to the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Champlain College: AAS

Founded in 1878, Champlain College® is a small, not-for-profit, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Quebec, and Dublin, Ireland.

The college has a partnership with WTCC that provides a specific transfer opportunity for graduates of our AAS Information Systems Security to complete a fully online Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity.

Additionally, we have a signed MOU that provides a pathway to completion for 25 separate programs of study toward four different bachelor's degrees. Depending on the student's academic record at Wake Tech, work experience, military service and other educational experiences, Champlain will transfer up to 90 credit hours toward the degree.

Chowan University: AA/AS

Chowan University is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

East Carolina University: AA/AS/AE/RN-BSN/AAS

Wake Technical Community College and East Carolina University recently entered into a co-admission agreement that is designed to improve transfer student access and success. Specific transfer opportunities with East Carolina University include:

  • ECU is a UNC System institution and welcomes graduates of our AA and AS programs as transfer students. 
  • ECU is also a participant in the Uniform Articulation Agreements for:
    • the Associate in Engineering (AE) to Bachelor of Science in Engineering  
    • the Associate Degree Nursing  / RN to Bachelor of Science, Nursing
    • the Associate in Applied Science, Early Childhood Education to Birth to Kindergarten Licensure
  • ECU welcomes graduates of many of our Associate in Applied Science programs to their Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology

BS in Industrial Technology (BSIT) Transfer Program Approved AAS Degrees


Elizabeth City State University: AA/AS

Elizabeth City accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

Fayetteville State University: AA/AS/RN-BSN/AAS

Fayetteville State University accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs. Statewide, they offer a transfer opportunity to graduates of the AAS in Fire Technology. Finally, Fayetteville State is a participant in the Uniform Agreement for RN to BSN transfer.

Gardner-Webb University: AA/AS

Gardner-Webb University is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Greensboro College: AA/AS

Greensboro College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, however, their participation in the agreement does not commence until the 2016 – 2017 academic year.

Guilford College: AA/AS

Guilford College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

High Point University

High Point University is a signatory to the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.


Lees-McRae College: AA/AS

Lees-McRae is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Lenoir-Rhyne University: AA/AS

Lenoir-Rhyne is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. In addition, graduates of Wake Tech’s Associate in Applied Science, Health, and Fitness Science may transfer up to 64 hours of credit from the AAS degree toward the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.

Livingstone College: AA/AS

Livingstone College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Mars Hill University: AA/AS

Mars Hill University is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Meredith College: AA/AS

Meredith College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Methodist University: AA/AS

Methodist University is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Montreat College: AA/AS

Montreat College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Mount Olive University

Wake Tech Community University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mount Olive University which allows graduates of most A.A.S. programs the opportunity to transfer up to 64 credit hours to Mount Olive toward a Bachelor’s degree. There are restrictions on the types of courses which transfer, the grade a student must earn in the course, as well as other criteria. For more complete information, please visit the AAS Transfers by Program page and select Mount Olive University.

NC Wesleyan College: AA/AS/AAS/AFA

North Carolina Wesleyan College is a signatory institution to the NC ICAA.  In 2017, Wake Tech and North Carolina Wesleyan signed a comprehensive agreement that provides transfer opportunities for 25 different AAS programs of study (please see the transfer by degree page.)  This agreement strengthens a partnership that includes transfer opportunities for traditional college transfer (AA and AS) students as well as opportunities for graduates of our AAS and AFA programs.  Programs offered through NCWC's Adult and Continuing Studies programs also provide considerable tuition discounts to students - discounts that make NCWC's tuition rate competitive with that of NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill. 


North Carolina A & T: AA/AS/AE/RN-BSN/AAS

North Carolina A & T accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs. NC A&T is also a participant in the Uniform Articulation Agreement for graduates of the Associate in Engineering (AE) program as well as the Uniform Articulation Agreement for RN to BSN.

Finally, under a local articulation agreement, NC A &T offers transfer opportunities to graduates of our AAS - Construction Management.

North Carolina Central University: AA/AS/AE/RN-BSN/AAS

Our partnership with NC Central includes college transfer programs (AA and AS) as well as transfer programs for graduates of our ADN (Associate Degree, Nursing), our AAS in Biopharmaceutical Technology, our AAS in Hospitality Management, and our AAS in Criminal Justice. Courses toward the Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice are taught at Wake Tech's Public Safety Education Campus.

North Carolina State University: AA/AS/AE

NCSU accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

NCSU is also a participant in the Uniform Articulation Agreement for graduates of the Associate in Engineering (AE) program.

Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University, a private, non-profit institution located in Norfolk, Virginia, offers graduates of the AAS, Civil Engineering Technology program a transfer opportunity to their Bachelor of Science, Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering. The transfer agreement also provides a pathway for graduates of the WTCC program to take additional coursework at WTCC thus minimizing the number of courses required for the BSET.

Salem College: AA/AS

Salem College is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

Savannah College of Art and Design: AFA

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to offer transfer opportunities in Fine Arts – Painting and Sculpting to graduates of Wake Tech’s Associate in Fine Arts Program.

Shaw University: AA/AS/AAS

A local articulation agreement with Shaw University offers Wake Tech’s Early Childhood Education AAS graduates an opportunity to transfer up to 64 credit hours toward the Birth-Kindergarten Education (B-K) B.S.

Shaw University is also a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Agreement.

St. Andrews University: AA/AS

St. Andrews is a participant in the Independent Comprehensive Agreement.

St. Augustine’s University: AAS

St. Augustine's is a signatory to the statewide Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.

UNC-Asheville: AA/AS

UNC Asheville accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

UNC-Chapel Hill: AA/AS

UNC Chapel Hill accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

UNC-Charlotte: AA/AS/AE/RN-BSN/AAS

UNC Charlotte accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

UNC Charlotte is also a participant in the Uniform Articulation Agreement for graduates of the Associate in Engineering (AE) program as well as the Uniform Articulation Agreement for RN to BSN.

Finally, UNC Charlotte offers transfer opportunities to graduates of several AAS programs of study.

UNC-Greensboro: AA/AS/RN-BSN/AAS

Through a statewide agreement, the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG), provides transfer opportunities for A.A.S. program graduates in a broad number of programs including programs in Business, Health Sciences, Education, and Technology.

UNC-Pembroke: AA/AS/RN-BSN

UNC Pembroke participates in the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement welcoming graduates of our AA and AS programs. They are also a participant in the Uniform Agreement for RN to BSN.

UNC-Wilmington: AA/AS/RN-BSN/AAS

Wake Tech graduates have several opportunities for transferring to UNCW. For Associate in Arts and Associate in Science program graduates, UNCW is a participant in the Statewide Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. And, through a bi-lateral agreement signed in 2016, UNCW guarantees admission to AA and AS graduates who achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher (provided they meet all other admission requirements.) UNCW participates in the Uniform Agreement for RN to BSN. Finally, through a statewide agreement, the University of North Carolina, Wilmington (UNCW), provides transfer opportunities for graduates of the A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education.

University of Mount Olive: AA/AS/AAS

The University of Mount Olive is a participant in the Independent College Statewide Articulation Agreement. We also have two specific transfer agreements for graduates of our AAS in Early Childhood Education and graduates of our AAS in Health and Fitness Science. These agreements allow graduates of the Early Childhood Education program to transfer up to 64 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and graduates of the Health and Fitness Science program to transfer up to 64 hours toward a bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies.

William Peace University: AA/AS/AAS

William Peace University and Wake Tech have five specific AAS transfer agreements in place – Business Administration, Business Analytics, Criminal Justice, Health and Fitness Science and Simulation and Game Development (SGD). William Peace is also a participate in the statewide Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for graduates of our AA and AS programs.

Business Administration graduates complete one additional year of study (up to 17 credit hours) at Wake Tech and transfer those credits plus the credits earned under the AAS program to William Peace. In one additional year of study at William Peace, students earn a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration.

Business Analytics, Criminal Justice, Health and Fitness Science, and SGD graduates will be able to transfer up to 70 credit hours (depending on courses taken at WTCC and grades earned in those courses) toward the Bachelor of Science or Arts in those respective fields.

Winston Salem State University: AA/AS/RN-BSN

Winston Salem State University accepts transfer students from our Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs. They are also a participant in the Uniform Articulation Agreement for RN to BSN.