Northern Virginia Community College & APU Education Partnership
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and American Public University (APU) have a partnership in education for transfer credit, enabling NOVA students who have graduated on or after May 1, 2010 to apply their completed coursework towards an APU online degree program.
The table below demonstrates various APU degree programs and the number of credit hours you will receive towards completing your degree based upon your associate degree obtained at NOVA. As you can see, most APU bachelor’s degrees are 120 – 124 credit hours, and your NOVA degree will get you half way there!
|APU Bachelor's Degree||Eligible NOVA Degree||Credits |
|General Studies||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|History||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Intelligence Studies||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Management||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Marketing||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Security Management||Any A.A. or A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Information Systems Security||Any A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Sports and Health Sciences||Any A.S. Degree from NOVA||60|
|Business Administration||A.A., Business Administration||62|
|Political Science||A.S., Social Science-Political Science Specialization||62|
|Psychology||A.A., Liberal Arts-Psychology Specialization|
A.S., Social Science-Psychology Specialization
|Transportation and Logistics Management||A.A., Business Administration||62|
|Information Technology Management||A.S., Computer Science|
A.S., Information Technology
* Students must select remaining courses at APU at the upper level (300-499)
If you are not eligible to take advantage of the block transfer because you did not complete one of the degrees listed above, you may still be eligible to receive credit for other coursework completed. To find out how, please complete the information request form. Or, visit our admission's site for community college transfer students and graduates.
Program Completion Rates, Median Debt, and More
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