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NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Wayne State University - Main Campus

Program: Mortuary Science

The degree Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science meets the requirements for licensure in Michigan, and meets or exceeds the licensure requirements of most other states. The program is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Services Education.

The following courses listed below, along with a minimum of 60 semester credits must be completed prior to admission to the professional program. There may be additional General Education requirements and additional proficiency exams which can only be met at WSU.

This program may change requirements without notice therefore it is advised that you make contact with Wayne as early in your academic career as possible.

Students who transfer to Wayne State University from a Michigan community college with an Associate of Arts (A.A.), an Associate of Science (A.S.), an Associate of Baccalaureate Studies (ABS), or an Associate of Liberal Arts (A.L.A.) degree are admitted with lower division University general education requirements considered fulfilled.

Students who transfer to Wayne State University from a Michigan community college with a MTA-stamped transcript who do not hold an associate degree are also considered to have fulfilled the lower division University general education requirements.

After transfer to Wayne State University, students will then complete courses specific to the graduation requirements of their individual department or college. As always, students should contact a professional advisor at Wayne State University well before they transfer." Additional requirements may be required for the specific program and degree requirements for graduation.

Completion of Basic Requirement courses at NMC will complete the MTA agreement. Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED'.

Application deadline for M.S. is March 15 and applications are available online Nov. 1. For questions call (313) 577-1716. Program requirements change as do application dates. Make contact with Wayne as soon as possible.

Basic Requirements

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111, 112

English Composition




Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from Group 1 Humanities list »


Natural Science


BIO 115

General Biology 1


BIO 208


Consider taking anatomy and physiology at Wayne. NMC's Bio 227 & 228 ( A & P) = one semester of Wayne's A & P and you only need one semester of their A & P.


CHM 150 & 151

General Chemistry 1 & 2


Social Science


PSY 101

Intro to Psychology


Select 1 additional course from Group 1 Social Science list, not PSY »



MTH 121

College Algebra


MTH 122



The math competency requirement at Wayne can be met by taking MTH 121 & 122. If you do not complete this requirement, you will be required to take the placement test at Wayne, even if you have completed Mth 121. If your major requires additional math, and you've not completed that math at NMC you will be required to take the math placement test at Wayne regardless of math taken at NMC.

Additional Requirements

Required Classes



CIT 100

Computers in Business or a high school class or competency test


ACC 121

Accounting 1


COM 111

Speech or a high school class


Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2015

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