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Bowie State University Transfer Agreement

As Maryland’s first historically black public university, Bowie State University empowers a diverse population of students to reach their potential by providing innovative academic programs and transformational experiences as they prepare for careers, lifelong learning, and civic responsibility. Bowie State University supports Maryland’s workforce and economy by engaging in strategic partnerships, research, and public service to benefit our local, state, national, and global communities.

Articulated Program Requirements:

  • To qualify for the Criminal Justice Transfer Agreement, CSM students must:
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Criminal Justice.
    • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Guaranteed Admissions for CSM students who:
    • Submit the BSU Application for Admission at least six months prior to the start of the semester they wish to enroll.
    • Satisfy all other BSU admissions requirements.
    • Graduate from CSM with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
    • Enroll at BSU within one year of graduating from CSM without attending another institution of higher education.
  • To qualify for the Reverse Transfer program, the student
    • Must transfer a minimum of 45 credits, with a minimum of 15 of those credits earned at CSM.
    • Possess a minimum of a 2.0 average GPA at both BSU and CSM or the minimum GPA requested for CSM's program of study. 
    • Express interest in the program when  filling out their transcript request form at CSM with the intent to transfer to BSU.

Articulated Program Benefits:

  • The Guaranteed Admission program is also available for part-time students.
  • BSU will waive the transcript fee when transcripts are sent in conjunction with the Reverse Transfer Agreement.

View our Criminal Justice Transfer Agreement

View our Guaranteed Admission Agreement

View our Reverse Transfer Agreement