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Articulation Agreements


In addition to the general articulation set forth by the Kansas Board of Regents between community colleges and the Kansas Regent Universities, Cowley College has articulation agreements with the following universities for transfer of certain associate degree programs into specific baccalaureate degrees and programs.


Kansas Regent Institutions

Fort Hays University

  • Elementary Education-Early Childhood Unified
  • Elementary Education-Team K-6 with a Special Education Minor
  • Technology Leadership

Kansas State University

  • Accounting & General Business
  • Business Administration & General Business
  • Computer Forensics & Technology Management
  • Criminal Justice and Technology Management
  • Web Design and Technology Management

Pittsburg  State University

  • BAS in Technology (transfer program for students with an AAS degree in a CTE program)

Wichita State University

  • Elementary Education
Kansas Private or Technical Institutions
Baker University

Friends University

Articulation with College Adult and Professional Studies

Kansas Wesleyan University AA and AS Articulation
Newman University
  • General
  • Adult Programs in BSN Completion, Business Studies, Counseling and Healthcare Science
  • B.S. in Elementary Education
  • B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Southwestern College


  • Reverse Transfer Credit Agreement
  • General 2 +2
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice (AAS)
  • Computer Science & Computer Programming Technology
  • Computer  Information & Computer Programming Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Information Security & Security Management
  • EMICT and Operations Management
  • EMICT and Human Resource Development
  • EMICT and Healthcare Administration
  • EMICT and Business Quality Management
  • EMICT and Business Administration
  • Leadership EMS Emphasis and Business Quality Management
  • Leadership EMS Emphasis and Human Resource Development
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Healthcare Admin.
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Business Admin.
  • Leadership (EMS Emphasis) and Operations Management
  • Leadership and Human Resource Development
  • Leadership and Healthcare Administration
  • Leadership and Business Administration
  • Leadership and Business Quality Management
  • Leadership and Operations Management

American Public University (APU)

Online Degree Completions

  • General Studies
  • History
  • Intelligence Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Security Management
  • Information Systems Security
  • Sports and Health Sciences

The following are eligible with specific Cowley AA degrees

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice (BA)
  • Hospitality Management
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Logistics Management
Ashford University

Transfer Articulation


Bellevue  Univ. Bellevue, NE

Online degree completion.  Accept AAS, AGS, AA and AS degree into transfer program.

DeSales University General Transfer Articulation Agreement

Missouri  So. State Univ. Joplin, MO

  • Environmental Health

National American University (NAU)

  • Business Administration:
    • Financial Management
    • HR Management
    • Information Systems
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Care Management
  • Information Technology & Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • RN to BSN Online Degree Completion

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Pre-Nursing to BSN 2+2 Agreement

University of Phoenix
  • Accepts transfer credit into various Baccalaureate programs where a specific Program Transfer Guide doesn't exist
  • AAS in Criminal Justice to B.S. in Organizational Security & Management
  • AAS in MICT (Paramedic) to BS in Health Administration/Emergency Management
  • AGS in EMS Leadership to B.S. in Business/Public Sector