Transfer Students

Fisher College actively seeks students from diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated the potential to graduate from Fisher College. Each application file is reviewed on an individual basis, and all submitted materials are taken into consideration.

Application review for transfer students is ongoing throughout the year. It is best to apply at least one month before the beginning of a semester to assure that all paperwork and financial aid documents are submitted before our registration periods.

Application credentials are reviewed regularly. Accepted students will be notified on a rolling basis. Students who may not meet admissions requirements will be notified after Fisher College has received all relevant information necessary to make a sound admissions decision.  

Admissions Requirements 

  • Completed application form.
  • $50 application fee (there is no application fee for students who apply online).
  • Official transcripts from all the high schools and colleges attended (copies cannot be accepted).
  • If you have completed a GED in lieu of high school, please forward official test scores.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended regardless of whether or not you intend to transfer credits into Fisher (copies cannot be accepted). Fisher reserves the right to request final college transcripts to make sure that a student is in good academic standing at their previous college.
  • Transfer students must be in good academic standing, have no outstanding balances due to a previous college, and have no disciplinary record at their previous institution(s).

The admissions office reserves the right to request additional information to determine admissions eligibility. Home-schooled students should contact the admissions office to discuss requirements.

Admission applications may be submitted online or by mail.

Contact Us

Thomas Englehardt ‘09, MBA
Director of Admissions
T: 617-236-5467
F: 617-236-5473

Articulation Agreements

What is an articulation agreement?
An Articulation Agreement is a formal agreement between two participating schools detailing the process by which credits and degrees at one institution may transfer or are equivalent to the other institution. These are designed to help students make a smooth transition from one school to the next educational level without experiencing delays, duplication of courses, or loss of credit. 

Levels of articulation agreements.

  • High School credits to College level
  • Professional Certification Program to College Level Degree
  • Associate (2-year) Degree to a Bachelor's (4-year) Degree
  • Bachelor's (4-year) Degree programs to a Master's Degree
  • Dual JD/MBA Degree

High Schools

Attleboro High School
Attleboro High School graduates that have earned a grade point average of 2.0 will be granted admission into a bachelor or associate degree at Fisher College. Applicants must meet all other admissions requirements and complete the application process.
 
Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical High School
Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical High School graduates that have earned a minimum grade point average of 2.0 will be granted admission into a bachelor or associate degree at Fisher College. Applicants must meet all other admissions requirements and complete the application process. 

Minutemen Regional High School
Fisher College will consider admission to any Minutemen graduate who has earned a minimum 2.1 GPA. The Minutemen Graduate can choose any of Fisher College's Associate or Bachelor Programs. Depending on the Minutemen program, possible college transfer credit can apply. 

Nashoba Valley Technical High School
Fisher College assures the acceptance of Nashoba Valley Technical High School program graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.5 or higher into their Early Education and Care Program. Students will receive academic credit for all courses applied toward the requirements of the associate degree, accepting grades of C or higher. The acceptance credit from Nashoba Valley Technical High School graduates is guaranteed for the curriculum/courses reviewed by Fisher Collehe as of date of this agreement. 

Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School graduates that have earned a minimum grade point average of 2.0 will be granted admission into a bachelor or associate degree at Fisher College. Applicants must meet all other admissions requirements and complete the application process. 

Waltham High School
Waltham High School graduates that have earned a minimum grade point average of 2.0 will be granted admission into a bachelor or associate degree at Fisher College. Applicants must meet all other admissions requirements and complete the application process. 

Colleges and Universities

Bristol Community College
Assures the acceptance of a General Management associate degree graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) in to their Bachelor of Science in Management. Students accepted with over 60 transfer credits will be classified as juniors. Transfer students will receive academic credit for all college-level courses applied toward the requirements of the associate degree, accepting grades of C- or higher. A maximum of 73 credits will be accepted for transfer.
 
Assures the acceptance of a Human Services transfer associate degree graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) in to their Bachelor of Science in Human Services or Bachelor of Science in Human Services: Early Childhood Concentration. Students accepted with over 60 transfer credits will be classified as juniors. Transfer students will receive academic credit for all college-level courses applied toward the requirements of the associate degree, accepting grades of C- or higher. A maximum of 73 credits will be accepted for transfer. 

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (BHSN)
Your acceptance into the Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (BHSN) qualifies you for the Joint Admission Pathway to the Fisher College Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program at Fisher College. The Joint Admission Pathway is designed to provide you with the ability to seamlessly complete your BSN degree at Fisher College. Here is how the Pathway works:

You may enroll in select General Education courses as offered through BHSN toward the RN-BSN degree while they are enrolled at BHSN.
You may take the first nursing course NU300 after successful completion of their diploma program from BHSN.
Upon successful obtainment of their RN license, you will be officially enrolled in the RN to BSN program and may continue to take nursing courses to complete the program.
The RN to BSN courses at Fisher College are fully online.
The program may be completed in 20 months.

Cape Cod Community College
This credit transfer policy will make it easy for students to complete their baccalaureate degree without adding time and extra expenses. Students can transfer up to 90 credits and be eligible for exclusive transfer scholarships.
 

College for International Studies (MADRID, SPAIN)
Fisher College accepts 60 credits (Associate in Science Degree) from C.I.S. into the Fisher College B.S. in Management or B.A. in Communication and Media Studies degrees. 

Community College of Rhode Island
Assures the acceptance of an associate degree graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) into a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree Completion EU 
Fisher College (FC) and EU SA (EU) recognizing the benefits gained by both parties in a sponsored visiting student program aimed at promoting scholarly activities and international understanding have agreed to a degree completion program for the Bachelor of Science Management degree program. 

Manchester Community College 
Fisher College assures the acceptance of the Manchester Community College Associate in Health Information Management program graduate into the Fisher College Bachelor of Science in Management program- Health Information Management Concentration. Transfer students will receive full academic credit for their conferred Associate in Science Health Information Management degree credits from Manchester Community College. 

Massachusetts School of Law
The purpose of this agreement is to provide the mechanism by which students from Fisher and MSLAW may attend classes at either institution and use credits from those classes towards either Masters of Business Administrations (MBA), Juris Doctor (JD) or a combined MBA/JD Degree. This agreement by Fisher and MSLAW recognizes the common objectives, content, and student competencies exist in programs in specific disciplines common to both institutions. Based on the identification of common course content and competencies, and appropriate arrangements can be made for students to pursue course work at Fisher and MSLAW and to be awarded a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Fisher and/or a Juris Doctor degree from MSLAW upon completion of his or her studies at these institutions.

Massasoit Community College
Fisher College will grant credits for your entire Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN) from Massasoit Community College. This ensures a seamless transfer to the RN-BSN program at Fisher College. 

Quincy College
Fisher College assures the acceptance of a Human Services associate degree graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) in to our Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree program. Students accepted with over 60 transfer credits will be classified as juniors. Transfer students will receive academic credit for all college-level courses applied toward the requirements of the associate degree, accepting grades of C- or higher. A maximum of 73 credits will be accepted into the Bachelor’s degree program. 

Regis College
Accepts Fisher College baccalaureate degree graduates into their Master of Science in Health Administration program. 
Regis College will accept Fisher College baccalaureate degree graduates into their Master of Science in Health Administration or their Master of Social Science programs if these criteria are met:

  • Anticipated successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from Fisher College in May of their senior year
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Submission of all application materials by published Regis College deadline.

Fisher College will accept Regis College baccalaureate degree graduates into their Master of Business Administration program if these criteria are met:

  • Anticipated successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from Regis College by the end of their academic year
  • A minimum overall GPA of a 2.7 from Regis College
  • Submission of all application materials by the published College deadline.

Urban College
Fisher College assures the acceptance of an early childhood associate degree graduate who has earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) into their Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree with Early Childhood concentration. A maximum of 66 credits can be accepted.

Professional Education Programs

First Response Emergency Medical Education
Fisher College will accept 18-credits from the First Response Emergency Medical Education Program. The 18 transfer credits will only apply to: HE221 Pharmacology, SC141 Introduction to Study of Disease, 3-credits of humanities, and 9-credits of free electives. 

Pro-EMS Center for Medics
Fisher College accepts graduates of this Professional Paramedic Certification Program in transfer, with a maximum of 30 credits, into an associate or bachelor's degree program at Fisher College. 

Smart Horizons
This articulation agreement is between Smart Horizons and Fisher College to establish a partnership in which Fisher College will provide access to credit-based, educational opportunities to students in Smart Horizons. 
Fisher College will accept up to a maximum of 120 clock hours from Smart Horizons students. Every 20 clock-hours completed will be equivalent to one (1) elective credit which allows up to a maximum of six (6) transfer elective credits into our Bachelor of Human Services program with an Early Childhood/Early Intervention concentration and if transferring into our Associates degree in Early Childhood a maximum of three (3) transfer elective credits will be awarded.