Seneca Diploma to Degree

Are you currently enrolled in a diploma program and interested in pursuing a degree afterwards? Our range of pathway options let you use your credits to transfer into another program at Seneca or pursue further education at one of our partner institutions.


How to get started:

Explore your options


Use the online Degree Transfer Guide to find your Seneca program. Beside each program is a list of Seneca’s partner institutions and the corresponding programs with a pathway from Seneca.

For a school that interests you: Click on the institution’s name to find all of the details – including Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements – and transfer credit information.

Right here at Seneca, we are making it easy for you to take your completed diploma further through academic pathways to Seneca honours bachelor degrees.

Seneca offers many pathway options that allow you to transfer from a Seneca diploma program into a Seneca degree.

To review the possible pathway opportunities, please visit the guide.

Interested in an institution not listed?

Check directly with that school to confirm transfer and admission policies. For a list of additional pathways available to Ontario college and university degrees visit the Ontario Transfer Guide.  


Be informed, access resources

Research is critical when choosing your educational path. Read through the partner institution agreements in the Degree Transfer Guide.

The Academic Pathways team hosts a variety of on-campus events that provides students with the opportunity to connect with universities and other postsecondary institutions. 

Check our events page for upcoming events including universities on campus, the Graduate Studies Expo, and University and Degree Information Fairs. 

Connect with professionals in your field of interest.

Get insights, feedback and referrals from graduates of the program and/or the institution you’re considering.

Be sure to verify you meet the program’s admission requirements.



To apply to a Seneca degree program, current Seneca students and recent graduates within one year can complete and submit a Diploma to Seneca Degree – Pathways Transfer form to the Office of the Registrar. Hard copies of the form are available at an Admissions office or your academic area.

If you are a domestic applicant and graduated with a Seneca diploma more than one year ago and want to apply to a Seneca degree program, please apply through the Ontario Colleges website. International applicants who graduated with a Seneca diploma more than a year ago can apply through Seneca’s International Student Web Application.

To apply to another Ontario college degree program, visit the Ontario Colleges website.

To apply to an Ontario university, visit the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website.

Institutions outside of Ontario have specific application information on their website.

Application deadlines for each program, school and semester will vary.


Get help

Seneca’s Academic Pathways team is here to help students plan further education.

We’re here for you.

Book an appointment with a Pathways Adviser.

Questions about your education options after Seneca?

Talk with a Pathway Adviser



?Ramla Anwar Ali

Read about Ramla Anwar Ali who chose to pathway from Seneca’s Global Hospitality Business Development graduate certificate program to the Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Global Hospitality Business Development program with International Management Institute Switzerland Ltd.

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After graduating from Seneca, Julian took advantage of a pathway agreement Seneca has with Griffith University in Australia.

Feature Friday


Seneca students are invited to attend the following event on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25, hosted by one of our pathway partners: Royal Roads University is hosting their first annual Conference on Communication Ethics. This free two-day conference will connect you with students, university faculty and professional communication practitioners in an event that aims to challenge, clarify and expand our ethical capacities as communicators. Register and view the conference schedule. When you register, you can join the full conference schedule or tune in to the session(s) of your choice. All times shown are Pacific Standard Time.