Policies applying to the different GPP student populations will be outlined below.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate-level courses must have a grade of C (2.0) or higher and be worth three or more semester credit hours in order to be eligible for credit. Courses that are worth 3 semester credits at the undergraduate level will be accepted as 4 credits at Emmanuel.

Undergraduate GPP students may earn college credit before or after acceptance by taking any of the following examinations: CLEP and DSST. Credits earned through documentation of college-level learning are considered transfer credits. The link below outlines the CLEP exam and Emmanuel equivalencies/requirement fulfillment, along with the minimum passing score for transfer credit and the number of credits awarded per exam. Per the American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines, a score of 50 is deemed the equivalent of a C (2.0) for transfer purposes. A student may earn a maximum of 32 credits through credit by examination (CLEP and DSST).

View CLEP Exam equivalencies here

Total Transfer Credits Accepted for GPP Undergraduate Programs:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN program): RN to BSN students are eligible to transfer up to 96 credits, including up to 40 credits for Associate of Science in Nursing degree coursework.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA): BSBA students are eligible to transfer up to 80 credits toward their degree.

GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS

Emmanuel College will accept a maximum of two courses (six credits) earned at the graduate level as transfer credit applied to the graduate degree program. Courses applied to a separate graduate degree will not be accepted. In order to be awarded transfer credit, prior learning must be graded B (3.0) or higher. The applicability of transfer credits may vary in specific programs.

Courses transferred into a graduate management degree or certificate program must not have been completed more than ten years prior to the date or transfer.

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