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Advanced Standing & Transferring Credits
USciences recognizes didactic and / or research credit from other institutions as well as relevant life experience credit, and offers an opportunity to earn credits through proficiency exams.
*This is a partial list of institutions from which USciences transfer credits and Incomplete list of courses that transfer into USciences. If you don’t see your course(s) or school, please submit this form to request evaluation of your transcript. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax us at 215-596-8821.
Graduate students may transfer up to 12 graduate level credits from other institutions. A minimum of a “B-” must have been earned, and credits are transferred at the discretion of the Program Director with the approval of the program Dean.
Credit for Relevant Life Experience and Examinations
You may be eligible to receive credit for relevant life experience or examinations. These credits are determined by the Program Director with the approval of your program’s Dean.
Credits Earned Through Proficiency Examinations
The Program Director, with approval of the Dean, may grant credit toward the minimum degree requirements by giving you a proficiency exam. The examinations and the criteria for granting credit are established by members of the graduate faculty within your department and program.
Eligibility of Transferred Courses
All transferred courses, whether taken at USciences or another institution, must be directly applicable to your program of study, or an appropriate elective, and must not have been used to meet minimum requirements for your undergraduate or first-professional degree.
Please contact your Program Director for more information.
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