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Sinclair/Wright State The Wright Path Program

The Wright Path LogoUniversity Partnership with Wright State is Your Pathway to Success: 2 + 2 = Associate & Bachelor's in 4 years.


The Wright Path Program allows you to seamlessly move into a Wright State Bachelor's program of study after earning an Associate degree at Sinclair. Planning a transfer route requires making informed decisions throughout your time at Sinclair. We are here to help you achieve your academic goals.

Have questions about transferring? 
Contact the Transfer Center at transfercenter@sinclair.edu

What are the benefits?

  • Nearly 50 signed program articulation agreements, creating a fully-defined plan for earning both degrees in four years
  • Joint advising with Sinclair advisors and Wright State advisors working with you from the start
  • Guaranteed admission to Wright State without the admission fee
  • Opportunities for special Transfer Scholarships
  • Jointly sponsored events and activities on both campuses for Double Degree students
  • The option to immediately live in Wright State residence hall housing, even during the first part of your college career while attending Sinclair

Consider these five reasons to complete your Associate degree before transferring*

  1. Provides you with an important, marketable credential
  2. Locks you into your college course credits ensuring the credential has a lifetime value
  3. Transfer seamlessly to a four-year school ensuring you enter as a college junior
  4. Popular 2+2 programs and accelerated degree completion programs at four-year colleges and universities recognize the value of your Associate degree. Without the two-year degree, you may not be eligible for these programs.
  5. Saves you time and money!

*Source: www.collegetransfer.net

Application Dates

Wright Path application deadlines:

  • Fall Semester: September 15
  • Spring Semester: February 1
  • Summer Semester: June 1

Application Process

The application to join the Wright Path Program and to transfer to Wright State are two separate forms. 

Join the Wright Path Program

If you are ready to get started to join the Wright Path program, simply apply to the Wright Path Program through our Wright Path portal.

To complete the Wright Path application process, you must first meet the eligibility.

Eligibility

To participate in the Wright Path program, a student must meet the eligibility criteria:

  • Have graduated high school or earned an equivalent credential.
  • Be enrolled or admitted to enroll for the next term at Sinclair as a college student.
  • Have at least one full semester remaining at Sinclair prior to receiving an associate’s degree or completing an academic transfer pathway if no associate’s degree is included.
  • Be in good disciplinary standing at Sinclair and/or at Wright State.
  • Not have earned a bachelor’s degree.

Current high school students are ineligible to participate in the Wright Path Program under the College Credit Plus (CCP) and other high school dual enrollment programs.

Transcripts & Other Documentation

Request the following as part of the application process:

  • An official transcript from each institutionally accredited college or university you previously attended.
  • High school transcript if you are one of the following:
    • A high school graduate from 1986 or before with fewer than 9 semester hours completed.
    • A high school graduate from 1987 or after with fewer than 15 semester hours completed.
  • A copy of your first-semester registered course schedule from Sinclair (if not listed in the official transcript)

Request an unofficial transcript if your current semester courses are not yet graded or if you are unable to request an official transcript under financial circumstances. Request a final official transcript once you complete all of your coursework at Sinclair.

Request any additional documentation as soon as possible, including: 

  • Joint Services Transcript (JST) if you have served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. 
  • Other military-related institutional transcripts (e.g., Defense Acquisition University). 
  • Official AP, CLEP, IB, Excelsior College Credit by Exam, DSST, and any other nationally recognized exam score reports if you have taken any of the exams. 
  • ACT/SAT/ETS Praxis scores for elementary education majors.
  • Non-academic petition information (PDF) applicable to students who meet one of the following:
    • Have been dismissed/suspended from a college or university for disciplinary reasons
    • Have been convicted of a felony.

Submit transcripts/documentations:

  • Online: Many academic institutions will send official transcripts electronically through a secure server. We will accept these transcripts directly from the academic institution. If a recipient email address is required, please use admissions@wright.edu
  • By mail: Wright State University, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001 

Revisit your Wright Path portal often to check on the status of your application and your required documents.

Housing Application

Once you are approved to participate in the program, you will be able to apply for Wright State housing through the Wright Path portal.

Transferring to Wright State University

One semester prior to transitioning to Wright State, apply for Undergraduate Admission as a Transfer student.

You will need a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to transition to Wright State. Additional requirements may apply to be admitted fully into your major.

Wright State processes applications as they are received. To help you make a smooth and timely transition to the university, check out the Application Dates and Process for Transfer Students.

Pathway Overview

  1. Apply to Sinclair College
  2. Meet with a Sinclair Academic Advisor to create your MAP
  3. Meet with a Sinclair Transfer Specialist to discuss your transfer goals
  4. Finish your Sinclair Associate Degree
  5. Apply to Wright State University online
  6. Finish your Wright State Bachelor's

Sinclair Program Pathways to Wright State University

We offer a number of transfer guides to help guide you on your path from associate to bachelor's degree. These guides will help you take the right courses, saving you both time and money. Ask your academic advisor to help you create an individualized guide or let our Wright Path team help

 

Business

- Sport Administration BS (from AA in Sport and Recreation Education)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Education

- Early Childhood Education (Birth to Age 5) Online BS (from AAS in Early Childhood Education)
- Sport Administration BS (from AA in Sport and Recreation Education)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

+ Engineering & Engineering Technology

- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

General Articulation Agreements

- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Health Sciences & Medicine

- Nursing RN to BSN Online (from AAS in Nursing)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Law & Public Safety

- Criminal Justice (from AAS in Criminal Law - Law Enforcement)
- Criminal Justice BS-Corrections (from AAS in Criminal Justice - Corrections)
- Paralegal Studies BS (from AAS in Legal Studies)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Liberal Arts & Communication Studies

- English Literary & Cultural Studies BA (from AA in English)
- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Liberal Arts & Communication Studies

- English Literary & Cultural Studies BA (from AA in English)
- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Mathematics

- Statistics BS (from AS in Mathematics)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Natural & Physical Sciences

- Biology-BA (from AS in Biology)
- Biology-BA (from AS in Biology) Addendum
- Biology-BS (from AS in Biology)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Social Sciences

- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Psychology BA (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Psychology BS (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Social Work BSW (from AA in Social Work)
- Social Work - Online (from AA in Social Work)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Social Sciences

- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Psychology BA (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Psychology BS (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Social Work BSW (from AA in Social Work)
- Social Work - Online (from AA in Social Work)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Social Sciences

- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Psychology BA (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Psychology BS (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Social Work BSW (from AA in Social Work)
- Social Work - Online (from AA in Social Work)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Social Sciences

- International Agreement (Transfer Agreement)
- Psychology BA (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Psychology BS (from AAS in Applied Psychology)
- Social Work BSW (from AA in Social Work)
- Social Work - Online (from AA in Social Work)
- Substance Abuse Counseling-BS (from AAS in Addiction Services)
- Technical & Applied Studies (from Any Associate's Degree)

Business: 
Communication & Media Studies
Creative & Performing Arts
Education

Engineering & Engineering Technology

Health Sciences
Humanities
Human Services
Leadership
Science & Mathematics
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Lake Campus:

Contact Info

Sinclair College Transfer Center

Melissa Ward, Transfer Support Coordinator for University Partnerships
P: 937.512.3491
E: melissa.ward2239@sinclair.edu

Christina Cook, Transfer Specialist for University Partnerships
P: 937.512.4424
E: christina.cook1@sinclair.edu

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