The Connections Scholars Program is designed to serve students as they connect their associate degree achievements with their continued path toward a bachelor’s degree at the Mount. The program offers tailored and seamless admission into the Mount to students who have completed 15 credit hours and earned a minimum GPA of 3.0. Connections Scholars could be eligible for up to $16,500 in transfer scholarships.


To become a Connections Scholar, click on the associate degree education partner below:



Cincinnati State Technical and Community College



Gateway Community & Technical College


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Ivy Tech Community College



Early access benefits of the Connections Scholars program

  • Dedicated advising with Mount admission counselors is provided and available at the Mount, or on campus at Cincinnati State on designated days
  • On-boarding to the program includes a custom orientation for students in this program
  • The program ensures a seamless transfer & assists with maximizing transfer credits to your MSJU bachelor degree program
  • Transfer credit evaluations are provided
  • MSJU ID is provided allowing: access to the MSJU Library and admission to MSJU sporting events
  • Invitations to attend selected programs and events at MSJU. Connection scholarship is available and can be used in addition to any earned merit scholarship as well
  • MSJU application fee is waived
  • Priority registration for students beginning their first full-time semester at MSJU

Program Options

No matter the major of your choosing, we can create a pathway for you. 

Pre-articulated pathways include the following, but any bachelor degree can apply:

Business (Financial Economics, Management and Marketing)
Paralegal/Legal Studies
Natural Sciences
Health & Wellness
Social Work
Sport Management

Click here for a complete list of Mount programs.


Scholarship Opportunities

Click here to learn about additional transfer scholarship opportunities available!


Contact a MSJ transfer counselor

Amy Wolf
Assistant Director of Admission for Adult and Transfer Recruitment

Casey O'Neill
Adult Admission Counselor/Transcript Analyst