Transfer from a Technical Program

In addition to the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs, we also offer students the opportunity to transfer from some technical programs to pursue a related bachelor's degree. For more information, contact the department head or academic program director for the specific program at Piedmont Technical College.

Students who are considering transferring to a senior baccalaureate granting university or college in South Carolina from an applied associate degree program at PTC should alert their academic advisors and inquire about course substitutions that are approved for transfer in their programs.


Students earning degrees in Business can transfer to The CitadelLander UniversityLimestone College or Newberry College.

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Criminal Justice/Human Services

Criminal Justice/Human Services

Students earning degrees either in Criminal Justice or Human Services may transfer smoothly into Limestone’s B.A. in Social Work or B.A. in Counseling and Human Services or S.C. State’s Bachelor of Social Work. Students earning a degree in Human Services may also transfer to Springfield College (North Charleston Campus). Students earning a degree in Criminal Justice may also transfer to The Citadel.

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Early Care & Education

Graduates earning a degree in Early Care and Education may transfer into the University of South CarolinaUniversity of South Carolina AikenColumbia CollegeLander UniversitySouth Carolina State University or Newberry College’s Early Childhood bachelor’s degree program for teacher certification.

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Engineering Technology

Graduates of any of the college’s Engineering Technology programs may transfer smoothly into USC Upstate’s Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology Management.

Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) or Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) graduates may transfer directly into South Carolina State University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students can complete S.C. State’s B.S. E.E.T. or B.S. M.E.T. during the evenings on the Piedmont Technical College campus.

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Nursing (ADN)

Students earning an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Nursing (ADN) can transfer into bachelor’s degree nursing or other health-related degree programs at Lander UniversityUniversity of South Carolina at AikenUniversity of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

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Respiratory Care

Students earning an Associate in Applied Science with a major in Respiratory Care have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree from Georgia Regents University (formerly MCG) through an online degree completion program.

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