To be eligible, students need to be currently enrolled in the CCE program and submit a cover letter that maps out what you have completed, where and what course you would like the credit applied towards (i.e. Marketing 123 completed at University of Toronto, in place of MKT 819 Marketing), course outlines, and an official transcript with marks.
- - Students must submit a course outline to ensure that the course content is at least 80% comparable to our Centre for Continuing Education course.
- - Only courses in which a minimum grade of C- has been achieved may be considered for a transfer of credit.
- - Courses must have been completed with the last 5 years to be considered.
- - There is a fee of $99 for each Transfer of Credit (TOC) (once approved by the Program Manager). The price is subject to change.
- - You may only apply external transfer of credit to one certificate or diploma program.
- Your McMaster transcript will NOT show the actual details of the TOC. Students will receive a letter from the Centre for Continuing Education confirming the TOC has been granted which students should keep for their own personal records. TOC is not viewable for students on Mosaic.
- Minimum 80% content match/overlap and similar
number of classroom or contact hours;
- Courses must have been taken within the last five
- Minimum grade of “B-“ or better required for
- Transfer credits approved but not applied/paid
for within six (6) months of approval will be rescinded.
- Transfer credit fees apply. The current
transfer credit fee is $99 per course.
Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate: Learners entering the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate, who have completed Payroll Compliance Legislation, and/or Payroll Fundamentals 1, and/or Payroll Fundamentals 2, through the Canadian Payroll Association, may be eligible to apply the 3 courses to the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate for a maximum of three transfer credits (9 units).
Canadian Payroll Management: Students pursuing the
Certificate in Canadian Payroll Management, who have completed Introduction to
Payroll Management and/or Applied Payroll Management through the Canadian
Payroll Association, may be eligible to apply both courses to the McMaster Certificate
in Canadian Payroll Management for a maximum of two transfer credits (6 units).
Health Informatics/Health Information Management Students may transfer up to two transfer credits into the program.
Leadership in Community Engagement: Due to the number of courses required
for the certificate (5 courses), transferring credits from other
post-secondary education programs is not permitted. Professional
experience and workshops/conference attendance are not transferable for