Bachelor Degree Completion Admission

We welcome students who would like to complete their bachelor's degree after earning an associate's degree or the equivalent from another institution. MCLA's Bachelor's Degree Completion program is designed to assist adult learners achieve their educational goals while balancing family and work commitments.

Tailored to fit your busy schedule

  • Degree Completion classes are offered in Pittsfield one night a week.
  • Students attend part-time taking 2-3 courses per semester.
  • Credit for prior learning may be available for work and life experience.
  • Additional college credits may be awarded via the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
  • MCLA allows a maximum of 75 transfer credits from other institutions (includes CLEP and Prior Learning Credits).


1. Submit an application here: 

MCLA Online Application

2. Send MCLA your Official college transcripts from each institution attended.

Have official transcripts sent to:


MCLA Office of Admission
Attn: Amanda Schuler
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247

3. Get an Admission Decision!

Additional documentation may be requested by your admission counselor. Admission for bachelors degree completion students operates on a rolling admission basis for the fall and spring semester. We encourage you to apply early to receive details on transfer credits and financial aid options.


Not what you are looking for? 

Click below for traditional transfer pathways

Transfer Admission

For questions  or more information on Degree Completion at MCLA go to the Degree Completion page or contact Amanda Schuler, Coordinator of Advisement, Academic Pathways, and Degree Completion.

Amanda Schuler
Coordinator of Advisement, Academic Pathways & Degree Completion
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education