Attending college at NHTI can be more than just a way to earn your associate degree – it could be your first step toward your bachelor’s degree! 

NHTI/USNH Dual Admission

DualNH provides a seamless academic pathway from NHTI (or any of the CCSNH family of community colleges) to one of the institutions of the University System of New Hampshire: University of New Hampshire, Keene State, Plymouth State and Granite State) in a broad range of programs. If you enroll in this program, you will receive special academic advising to chart a seamless transfer pathway.

N.H. Dual Admission FAQ and Program Guide

Here’s how you get started:

Apply to NHTI.
Once you have been accepted and complete placement testing, meet with an NHTI advisor to review the Dual Admission requirements.
Complete the Application for Dual Admission and submit to the NHTI Registrar.
Sign a Dual Admission Program agreement outlining the program requirements.

Admission to the University System of New Hampshire is guaranteed by maintaining a 2.5 grade point average and earning your associate degree while remaining in good standing. Only courses in which you earn a C or better will transfer. It is important to talk to an academic advisor as you plan your courses.

Plymouth State University – Any program on space available basis (excluding nursing or  specialized  programs)

UNH Durham – Liberal Arts

UNH Manchester – Major-specific. Please consult with an advisor.

Granite State College – Any program on space  available basis (excluding nursing and specialized  programs)

Keene State – Major-specific. Please consult with an advisor. 

*Program pathways include most liberal arts degrees and also, depending on the specific colleges, other programs outside of liberal arts. An advisor can work with you to determine which programs are part of DualNH and which may be accessible through other types of transfer agreements between the institutions.

Degree Pathways with UNH

UNH has partnered with NHTI to offer a Pathways Program that allows you to smoothly transition to a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs on the UNH-Durham campus. Academic guidance sheets show you exactly which courses to take while enrolled as a NHTI student for seamless transfer to the program of your choice.

Dual Admission Program with UNH-Manchester

NHTI and UNH-Manchester signed a “Dual Admission Agreement” enabling students interested in pursuing specific degree pathways to be admitted jointly to both NHTI and UNH-Manchester. After earning an associate degree at NHTI in one of these majors, you’ll automatically begin studies for your bachelor’s degree at UNH-Manchester without having to complete a separate application.

NHTI Associate DegreeUNH-Manchester Degree
Accounting A.S.Business, B.A. (accounting option)
Business Administration, A.S.Business, B.A.
Computer Engineering Technology, A.S.Computer Science, B.A.
Criminal Justice, A.S.Homeland Security, B.S.
Electronic Engineering Technology, A.S.Electrical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Information Technology – Networking, A.S.Computer Information Systems, B.S.
Information Technology – Software Development, A.SComputer Information Systems, B.S.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology, A.S.Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Mechanical Engineering Technology, A.S.Mechanical Engineering Technology, B.S.
Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology, A.S.Electrical Engineering Technology, B.S. (robotics and automation)

RN to BSN Public Pathway

NHTI nursing graduates can make a seamless transition to obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Granite State College while taking advantage of NHTI’s low tuition rates!

The RN to BSN Public Pathway allows you to complete your third year toward a BSN at NHTI. By earning a total of 90 credits at NHTI, including NHTI’s nursing program course requirements, you save substantially on tuition while continuing classes in a familiar environment. You will complete the BSN by earning 30 credits through a combination of traditional, online and hybrid format courses through Granite State College. RN to BSN at Granite State College for details.

NHTI Nursing alumni and current Second Year Nursing students may begin the process to enroll in the RN to BSN Public Pathway by completing the RN to BSN Public Pathway form. Print and sign the form, then submit the completed form to the NHTI Admissions Office.

  1. Complete an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing.
  2. Pass the Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN).
  3. Hold an active, unrestricted RN license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.

This accessible and affordable pathway will help current students move toward a four-year degree at a great cost savings. NHTI nursing program alumni who are registered nurses also are eligible.

Granite State College maximizes transfer credit. Up to 90 credits of prior college coursework, with no time limit. Those with a Bachelor’s or Master’s in another field, who also hold an Associate of Science in Nursing, are required to take Statistics (MATH 251C) and only 30 credits of nursing courses to complete the BSN.

Contact our Admissions Team for more information on starting your Nursing career at NHTI.

If you’d like to sign up for additional information about our RN to BSN Public Pathway, sign up today: