Marquette Horizons at Herzing

Marquette Horizons at Herzing is a transfer program for students who wish to start their four-year college career by taking freshman year online with Herzing and then transfer to Marquette University to complete their degree.

You start by taking transferable coursework at Herzing University in your first year. Upon successfully completing the courses with an overall 2.5 GPA and no grade lower than a C, you are guaranteed transfer admission to Marquette where you can complete your bachelor's degree in as few as three years. Participants are eligible for the Pere Marquette Scholarship and need based financial aid once transferred to Marquette.

Marquette Horizons participants must choose one of the eligible Marquette colleges / programs:

  • Klingler College of Arts and Sciences (all majors)
  • Diederich College of Communication (all majors)
  • College of Business Administration (all majors, requires 3.0 GPA for admission)
  • College of Health Sciences (Biomedical Sciences or Medical Laboratory Science major, requires 3.0 GPA for admission)


Following are the courses you will take as part of the Marquette Horizons at Herzing program. These courses have been carefully selected to ensure your success in attaining your bachelor's, and include three courses (underlined below) from Marquette's Core Curriculum taught by Marquette faculty.

All participants complete the following eight (8) courses:

  • PHIL 1001 - Foundations in Philosophy
  • THEO 1001 - Foundations in Theology
  • SOCI 1001 - Introduction to Sociology
  • EC 111 - Microeconomics
  • EN 104 - English Composition I
  • MA 109 - College Algebra
  • MA 320 - Statistics
  • PS 101 - Psychology

Participants may also choose to take up to two (2) additional courses at Marquette during the summer session that would count towards an applicant's college/major interest. 

Additionally, Horizons students have access to many different Marquette resources, including an assigned MU advisor, academic coaching, a peer coach currently enrolled as a student at MU, free admission to non-basketball MU athletic events, and opportunities for in-person and virtual interaction with Marquette students.

You are Marquette!

Marquette Horizons at Herzing students are part of the Marquette family from the start. While at Herzing, students will be able to use all the services that Herzing University provides and will also receive opportunities to utilize Marquette libraries, participate in online or virtual clubs/events, attend Marquette sporting events, draw on Marquette’s transfer advising, and receive a Marquette ID.

Your cost savings

With the Marquette Horizons at Herzing program, the tuition rate is $7,305 per semester (including e-books and fees). Other costs exist. Students can transfer up to 24 credits and shave off one year at Marquette. Typically, you will only have three years remaining at Marquette University, and you will eligible for scholarship and financial aid for all three of those years! 

Beyond your degree

Upon completion of your Marquette degree, you will join the 100,000+ proud MU alumni around the globe! As a Marquette alum, you will be a member of the Marquette University Alumni Association, where you will enjoy access to career networking events and opportunities, as well as programming such as our Marquette Alumni Travel program, BeyondMU Lifelong Learning webinars, Alumni Awards, Alumni Reunions, alumni leadership councils, and social and service events with 60+ Marquette alumni clubs and chapters throughout the country. 

We're here to help

To ensure your seamless transfer to Marquette you will be assigned two advisors; one at Herzing and one at Marquette. Your advising team will help you select your classes and guide you through the application and enrollment process each step of the way.

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