Transfer Credits

Effective Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Office of Primary Responsibility

School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

Summary of Policy

Graduate students may transfer a limited amount of credits to their degree program.

Affected Parties

School of Graduate & Advanced Studies Students

Policy Statement

Master's candidates may transfer up to three credits; PhD candidates may transfer up to six credits.

Transfer credit for courses taken at other institutions may be granted by the Department Graduate Advisor and must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies. A maximum of 3 course credits can be transferred toward the Master's degree requirements and a maximum of 6 toward the Ph.D. Transfer credit for research courses is not allowed.

Forms for Application for Transfer of Graduate Credit may be obtained in the Graduate Studies Office.