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Transfer Agreements (Into CSM)

The College of Southern Maryland provides credit for certain courses completed outside of CSM. For a list of transfer agreements for students transferring into CSM, please see below.

Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy - Corrections

To earn credits, please submit your certificate to the Registrar's Office at any campus.

Students earn the following credits at CSM:

  • CJS-1015: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJS-2040: Juvenile Delinquency
  • CJS-2070: Corrections: Law, Theory, and Operations
Agreement (PDF)

Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy - Police

To earn credits, please submit your certificate to the Registrar's Office at any campus.

Students earn the following credits at CSM:

  • CJS-1015: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJS-2020: Introduction to Criminal Investigations
  • CJS-2030: Criminal Law
  • CJS-2060: Police Management and Administration
  • CJS-2200: Community Policing
Agreement (PDF)

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

To earn credits, please submit your MFRI transcript and the Articulated Credit Certification completed by MFRI. Please contact Bob Rose at rrose@mfri.org to have this form completed. Credits earned depend on the courses taken at MFRI. Please see the agreement for more information.Agreement (PDF)

Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship

To earn credits, please submit your SHLSS transcript to the Registrar's Office. As well, please request an American Council on Education transcript to be sent to CSM.Credits earned depend on the courses taken at SHLSS and which concentration students wish to enroll in under the AAS Maritime Operations Technology degree. Please contact the Transcript Evaluator to confirm your concentration at transeval@csmd.edu. Agreement (PDF)

Prince George's Community College Medical Laboratory Technology Program.


Students can transfer in to the College of Southern Maryland to participate in the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology program. Each year, 25% of the seats available for incoming students shall be reserved for students from PGCC, until June 1st. Students who qualify for this articulation agreement and are accepted into the program receive an in-county tuition rate.

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the following coursework at PGCC with a minimum grade of "C":
    EGL-1010
    MAT-1250 or MAT-1350
    CHM-1010
    BIO-1140
  • Earned a high school diploma or GED
  • ACT composite score of 16 or above, SAT equivalent score of 790 or above for Critical Reading and Math, or a degree from an accredited college or university. ACT and SAT scores are considered current for five years.
  • Provide evidence of registration for Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science theory and laboratory courses (MLT 1012 & MLT 1012L).
  • Possess a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Submit the petition for admission no later than June 1st of each year.
Agreement (PDF)