Southern Crescent Technical College

Our Partnership Agreement

A Seamless Pathway

Southern Crescent

Mercer University and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) support students' efficient and smooth transition from SCTC associate degree programs to Mercer bachelor's degree programs.

Turn your SCTC associate degree into a Mercer bachelor’s degree

Through the partnership between Mercer University and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC), students who earn an associate degree from SCTC may transfer to Mercer to complete a bachelor’s degree in any of the following programs. The Mercer Next “Tigers to Bears” program focuses on a 2+2 pathway for students seeking to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Mercer upon graduation from SCTC. Under the articulation agreement, SCTC students can transfer up to 64 credit hours.

Select your program of interest to see how your credits could translate to a bachelor’s degree at Mercer.

Note: Mercer will evaluate all previously earned credits for transfer credit eligibility, including courses not listed in the agreement.

To see how your General Education credits could transfer to Mercer, view the General Education transfer agreement.


Additional Mercer online bachelor’s degree programs in the system-wide partnership agreement with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) through the Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) include:

  • Accounting
  • Early Learning and Development*
  • Elementary/Special Education*
  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing

*These programs are offered in a blended format of both online and in-person instruction.

Contact our Mercer Next team at 678.547.6500 or to discuss your options and chart your path toward earning your bachelor’s degree at Mercer.

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Schedule an appointment

Schedule a personalized appointment with an admissions counselor to discuss your program options, the application process, and more.

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Plan your visit to one of our locations, join us for an information session, or register for a webinar to experience the Mercer difference.

Transfer your credits

Learn more about how our generous transfer credit policy allows you to seamlessly transfer associate degree credits toward a bachelor's degree.

Begin your application

If you're ready to apply for admission to earn your bachelor's degree, begin your application for one of our five start terms.

I graduated from Southern Crescent in 2015, and I heard so many positive things about Mercer University, so I decided to further my education here. The advisors, professors, and staff are very helpful and go the extra mile to make sure that you are on track.

Phylena Barrett
B.S.Ed. in Early Learning and Development, ‘19
Southern Crescent Technical College, ‘15

Phylena Barrett