Maricopa County Community College District

Maricopa to ASU Pathways Program (MAPP)

Transfer Simplified

ASU consistently ranks as the top school in Arizona for academic programs, affordability and innovation. The Maricopa to ASU Pathways Program, or MAPP, helps you plan and complete prescribed course work designed to help students transition smoothly to ASU to earn their bachelor's degree. Benefits of the Maricopa to ASU Pathways Program include:

  • guaranteed admission to ASU degree programs once all MAPP requirements are met
  • a cost-effective and time-efficient pathway ensuring courses transfer and apply to an ASU degree
  • access to ASU transfer specialists and pre-enrollment services
  • 24/7 access to online tools, including My ASU and the Pathway Tracker, that provide information about degree progress
  • invitations to special events at ASU

Before Signing Up

Before signing up for a MAPP, you will want to learn more about ASU bachelor’s degree programs using the online Degree Search tool. Take time to research careers associated with a particular degree, the locations where the degree is available, and requirements for the degree. You can also compare degrees side-by-side.

MAPP Majors

These ASU degree programs are available through MAPP and they pertain to all Maricopa Community Colleges, though course offerings vary by Maricopa location. Search by campus, area of interest, keyword, or ASU college or school. Or show all available MAPPs.

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Frequently asked questions about MAPP

Interested in a MAPP for an ASU bachelor's degree that's not listed? Contact an ASU transfer specialist for assistance.

NOTE: In most pathways, students will complete an associate degree before transferring to ASU. In the few majors where that is not the case, ASU and the Maricopa Community Colleges have a reverse transfer of credit program that will allow students to earn an associate degree.

If you have an AAS degree or are pursuing one, read more about AAS to BAS Pathways.

Sign up for a MAPP

Sign up for a MAPP by completing this short form. Take it to your community college advisor who will review the form with you and let you know if you are a good fit for the program. You will receive confirmation from ASU that you are officially signed up. Then you'll receive access to My ASU, with special tools and resources to help you transfer and succeed.

Keep in mind that when you sign up for this program, you are agreeing to the following terms:

  • You commit to working with your community college advisor and ASU transfer specialist to monitor progress on your MAPP.
  • You agree to complete the MAPP with a specified grade point average (GPA) and any requirements identified on the pathway document.
  • You will complete the MAPP within a period not to exceed three years from the date of signing up.
  • You agree that your academic data and advising information may be shared between your community college and ASU, to ensure your success.


Tools and Resources

ASU provides a number of tools and resources to support transfer student success.

Degree Search– Explore ASU majors and minors to find a degree program that matches your talents, interests and career goals. Search by keyword, area of interest or campus location.

Transfer Credit Guide – Learn how credits from other colleges and universities that you have attended will transfer to ASU. Search for ASU course equivalencies or request a transfer course evaluation.

My ASU – After signing up for a MAPP, follow the Maricopa-ASU Alliance link from to access My ASU and view individualized transfer and university information that will assist in the smooth transition to ASU.

Pathway Tracker– Track progress toward completion of your MAPP through the Pathway Tracker. See how courses taken fulfill pathway requirements. From My ASU, click on Pathway Tracker. To learn how to use the Pathway Tracker, watch this short tutorial.

ASU Career Services – As a MAPP student, access ASU Career Services, career advising, career assessment and job search tools. You will need your ASURITE UserID and password to access services. Note that some services have fees.

Hear what MAPP students are saying in this five-minute video, created by transfer students for transfer students.

Have Questions or Need Assistance?

ASU transfer specialists are assigned to each of the Maricopa Community Colleges to help you understand the MAPP and to provide support as you prepare for your transition to ASU. Contact an ASU transfer specialist.

Check this calendar to find out when an ASU representative will be on your campus. Appointments are available by phone, Skype or in-person.

Still Exploring?

ASU’s Exploratory Pathway Program will help you learn more about ASU majors and career options. Sign up using this form and an ASU transfer specialist will be in contact with you.

You’ll start by taking course work that applies to most of the degrees in your interest broad area. You will have access to career assessments and ASU career counselors who can help you determine what career and major is right for you. Once you have made a decision you should sign up for a MAPP. The MAPP will provide you with course work that transfers and applies to your ASU degree and guarantees admission, once you complete all MAPP requirements.

Exploratory Health and Life Sciences
Exploratory Humanities, Fine Arts and Design
Exploratory Math, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Exploratory Social and Behavioral Sciences

NOTE: Exploratory students in business should sign up for the MAPP, not an Exploratory pathway.

AAS to BAS: Bachelor of Applied Science

If you have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, learn more about earning a Bachelor of Applied Science at ASU.

General Transfer

You can transfer to ASU at any time and complete a bachelor’s degree in one of more than 300 undergraduate programs.