Transfer and Advanced Standing Agreements

FAES has partnered with area universities to offer FAES students unique academic opportunities and pathways of study toward degree completion.

Harrisburg University

FAES students who successfully complete the FAES Advanced Studies in Technology Transfer or Advanced Studies in Bioinformatics, Harrisburg University will award six credits towards it Master of Science in Biotechnology.

Hood College

FAES students who have completed certain courses at FAES in bioinformatics, public health, statistics, and technology transfer may waive up to nine credits, if accepted, into the following Hood academic programs: Bioinformatics Master’s in Science degree or Certificate program; Master’s in Biomedical Science; and, Master’s of Business Administration.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

FAES students who have completed certain courses in bioinformatics and data science may waive up to fifteen credits if accepted into UMBC’s Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Data Science. Conversely, qualified UMBC data science students may take up to nine credits from certain FAES bioinformatics and data science courses, to be transferred as pathway courses into UMBC’s MPS in Data Science. An additional six credits may be transferred in to fulfill core program requirements within the UMBC MPS.  This means that students in the MPS in Data Science with a pathway in bioinformatics, may transfer up to five of the FAES courses into the 10 course master’s degree.

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC)

FAES students who have completed certain courses at FAES in bioinformatics and technology transfer may waive up to six credits if accepted into the following UMGC graduate programs: Master’s in Biotechnology with a specialization in Bioinformatics; Master’s in Biotechnology with a specialization in Regulatory Affairs; Master’s in Data Analytics; and, Certificate in Bioinformatics.

To learn more about credit transfer opportunities at area universities, please email registrar@faes.org.