American Degree Transfer Program
American Degree Transfer Program
American Degree Transfer Programme
Approval Code
(Arts) KPT/JPS(N/340/6/0778) (MQA/PA10720)06/24
(Science) KPT/JPS(N/010/6/0372) (MQA/PA10721)06/24
Course Mode
Full Time
Course Duration
4 years (up to 2 years at UCSI College)
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
January, May and September
Course Overview

The American Degree Transfer Program is designed to expose students to the education system practiced in the United States and to prepare them for the American university life. Students can opt to transfer to any of UCSI College’s American partner universities after their one to two years’ study at the College via this credit transfer program. 

The nature of the American Degree Transfer Program exposes students to diverse fields, ranging from business and computer sciences to social sciences, engineering and natural sciences. 

Why choose the USA as your study destination?

  1. American universities are at the forefront of research and technology. Students may have the opportunities to study with leading scholars and Nobel Prize winners.
  2. Some of the world-leading companies and brands are US-based. These companies actively recruit graduates from top American universities.
  3. The US is ranked number 1 in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings 2018
  4. In the US, students are exposed to rich culture, campus life and the opportunity to blend in the diverse cultures of international students.
  5. It is now more affordable and desirable with UCSI College’s American Degree Transfer Program.


Why choose American Degree Transfer Program at UCSI College?

  1. Each student is assigned an academic advisor to ensure a wholesome learning experience and to a seamless transfer to a US university.
  2. Dedicated and experienced International Collaboration Centre (ICC) officers will advise and assist students on university placements, transfers, visa application and accommodation as among others.
  3. Conducive learning environment and great campus facilities (e.g. free shuttle bus, swimming pool, squash court and on-campus hostel)
  4. Various scholarships and financial aid provided by UCSI College and American partner universities
  5. UCSI College Kuala Lumpur campus is easily accessible by MRT, KTM, taxi and bus.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
SPM or GCE O-level
Pass with minimum 5 credits
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Pass with minimum 5Bs
Foundation or Matriculation
Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00
Any equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian government
English Language
International students are also required to achieve a minimum score of 5.5 for IELTS or any equivalent qualification

Courses Offered

Students are exposed to a broad range of academic subjects outside of their core discipline, making them a well-rounded individual. It is imperative for students to refer to our academic advisors on the specific criteria and transfer requirements from the respective universities. The American Degree Transfer Program consists of subjects from the following study areas. 

Business Studies

  • Advertising & Promotion in Business
  • Basic Practices of Marketing
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Business Resources
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Management Accounting 1
  • Management Information Systems
  • Office Applications
  • Operations Management in Business
  • Organisational Behaviour

Oral Communication and Writing

  • English Composition 1
  • English Composition 2
  • Exploring Journalism
  • Expository Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Business Communication


  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Introduction to Eastern Civilization
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication

Social Sciences

  • Basic Photography
  • Film Studies
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology

Quantitative Skills

  • Algebra and Trigonometry
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry 1
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry 2
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • Matrix Theory & Linear Algebra
  • Quantitative Analysis with Excel
  • Business Statistics
  • Calculus for Business & Economics
  • College Algebra for Business
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Statistics for Engineers & Scientists

Literature and the Arts

  • Introduction to Literature

Computer Sciences

  • Computer Programming 1/Java
  • Computer Programming 2/Java
  • Computer Programming/ C++
  • Computing for Engineers/ C
  • Object-Oriented Programming/ C++
  • Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Digital Systems Design 1
  • Digital Systems Design 2
  • Information Technology & Computer Systems
  • Multimedia Programming
  • Networking Technologies
  • Computer Organization and Assembly Language
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Programming/Python
  • Technical Communication
  • Visual Basic .NET Programming
  • Web Applications Development

Natural Sciences

  • General Biology 1
  • General Biology 2
  • General Chemistry 1
  • General Chemistry 2
  • General Physics 1
  • General Physics 2
  • University Biology 1
  • University Biology 2
  • University Chemistry 1
  • University Chemistry 2


  • Electric Circuits 1
  • Electric Circuits 2
  • Electricity and Electronic Fundamentals
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Physics for Engineers 1
  • Physics for Engineers 2

MPU Subjects

  • Islamic and Asian Civilization (TITAS) (Local Students)
  • Malaysian Studies (International Students)
  • Green Business

Fee Structure

Local Students

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International Students

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Majors and Partner Universities

The American Degree Transfer Program is one of the most flexible degree programs that provide students an opportunity to study an American degree from a wide range of disciplines or majors that students can choose from. In the American degree transfer program, UCSI College partners with the top US universities, aiming to provide quality higher education to students at an affordable fee. 


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Film and Television
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Language
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Public Relations
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Supply Chain, Logistics and Operations Management

In the American Degree Transfer Program, UCSI College partners with the top US universities, aiming to provide quality higher education to students at an affordable fee.

  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Iowa
  • University at Albany
  • Wichita State University
  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Fort Hays State University
  • Missouri State University
  • Saint Leo University

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