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Graduation Application Process

9.3011 Multiple Degrees

To be awarded a second Associates degree at Montgomery College, a student must earn a minimum of fifteen additional credits unique to the new program of study beyond the first degree and meet all other graduation requirements. All additional credits must be earned at the College.

In all cases, to be awarded a second Associates degree, a student must earn a minimum of seventy-five credits.

Note:  If you have submitted a graduation application for the next term, then you should not submit additional applications, unless they are for different certificates or associates.  If you applied for graduation and did not graduate, you will need to re-apply for the next semester.

Open periods for online graduation application:

  • Fall:               June 2 - October 1
  • Spring:         October 2 - February 15
  • Summer:     February 16 - June 1 

Step 1:  Verify your curriculum information in My MC

Log-in to My MC and select "Apply for Graduation" under Student Quick Links.

If the "Select Term" drop box appears, select the current term or any future term.

Your "Curriculum Information" will display. Make sure your Program (major/curriculum) and Catalog Year are correct.

Step 2:  Submit the Online Graduation Application in My MC  

Click on "Online Graduation Application" under "Apply for Graduation" and complete the steps.

If you have met the following graduation requirements, you are eligible to submit an Online Graduation Application:

For Degree Seekers: 15 earned hours at Montgomery College, 36 overall earned hours (excluding AELP courses) and a GPA of 2.00. If you are in the AAT program, you will need a minimum GPA of 2.75.

For Certificate Seekers: 6 earned hours at Montgomery College, 9 overall earned hours (excluding AELP courses) and a GPA of 2.00.

Please noteHealth Science students may have additional requirements; consult program coordinator.

Step 3:  If you have additional credits from another college or university, send official transcript(s) to your home campus:

Montgomery College-Germantown 

Office of Admissions and Records

Attention: Transcript Evaluation

20200 Observation Drive

Germantown, MD  20876

Montgomery College-Rockville 

Office of Admissions and Records

Attention: Transcript Evaluation

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, MD  20850

Montgomery College-TP/SS 

Office of Admissions and Records

Attention: Transcript Evaluation

7600 Takoma Avenue

Takoma Park, MD  20912

Step 4:  Bring your official degree evaluation to meet with your counselor, advisor or health science coordinator

After your application has been submitted, the graduation coordinator on your campus will conduct an official degree evaluation to determine eligibility for graduation. You will receive a letter in 2-3 weeks informing you about your graduation status. When you receive your official degree evaluation, bring it your counselor, advisor or health science coordinator to discuss remaining degree requirements, career and transfer options.

F1 students: Check item 5 on your I-20 to ensure your graduation and "complete studies no later than" dates match. See an International Student Coordinator if they do not match.


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