Carolanne Norris

Associate Degree/Transfer student

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Earn a Bachelor's —
Use Your Associate Degree.

Earning an associate degree is a great achievement and a smart way to secure your future.   Now you’re ready to take the next step on the path to your success.  Apply your associate degree and earn an Otterbein bachelor’s degree.  

Otterbein has strong partnerships with the institutions listed below. These partnerships guarantee admission to Otterbein for graduates of two-year institutions with an associate degree and a 2.5 or higher GPA. Individual department minimum course grade requirements may vary.

  • Central Ohio Technical College
  • Columbus State Community College (2+2 Partnership Programs)
  • Clark State Community College
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Marion Technical College
  • North Central State College
  • Southern State Community College
  • Zane State College

However, students can transfer from any regionally accredited school for admission and credit evaluation.

Explore more to discover the many outstanding programs of study Otterbein has to offer, about costs and financial aid, and the many resources available to adult students on campus.  If you have any questions, please contact the admissions team, Mary Mosca or Jennifer Hicks at  614.823.1500 or by email at