Reverse Transfer

What is Missouri Reverse Transfer?

Missouri Reverse TransferThe Missouri Reverse Transfer is a process that allows college students or former college students who have completed credits for an associates degree to receive that degree even if they have transferred to a different college or university, or dropped out of higher education altogether.

This program is a statewide policy that helps more Missourians earn degrees. Find more detailed information on Missouri Reverse Transfer on the Missouri Department of Higher Education website.

Benefits of the Missouri Reverse Transfer

  • Earn your associate degree while pursuing your bachelor’s degree
  • Possible career advancement with earned associate degrees
  • Qualify for more jobs with higher pay
  • A degree can help you earn more money
  • Possibly meet general education requirements at your four-year transfer institution

Eligibility for the Missouri Reverse Transfer

You must have earned a minimum of 15 credit hours at a single two-year institution to be eligible for a reverse transfer degree. Students are not eligible for the program if they currently possess an associate degree or higher.

Missouri State and the reverse transfer

Missouri State will work with students to help send transcripts to our partner two-year institutions in order to facilitate the reverse transfer process.

How to get started

Missouri Reverse Transfer is designed to be a seamless and easy experience. During your first semester at Missouri State, simply email to request to be a part of the Reverse Transfer program and to give us permission to share your transcripts with your two-year college.